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Adjudication of Indigenous-Settler Relations  

Richard P. Boast

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
This chapter examines the connections between the field of legal history and the various ways in which claims against states by indigenous groups are adjudicated and resolved. It focuses ... More

Adoption Versus Alternative Forms of Care  

Brian Sloan

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Dec 2018
This chapter, which focuses on English law, considers preference for adoption in some circumstances from a comparative law perspective, before comparing the treatment of adoption to that ... More

Animals  

Kristen Stilt

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Nov 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the scholarship in the new and growing field of study of Islamic animal law. It starts by defining the field of animal law generally and then explaining what makes ... More

Anthropology and Islamic Law  

John R. Bowen

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Nov 2018
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Oct 2015
The anthropology of Islamic law is concerned centrally with observing and analyzing practices governed by explicit norms that are given Islamic justification, from commercial transactions ... More

Arbitration and the Olympic Athlete  

Sean Nolon

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Disputes involving Olympic athletes can arise from a wide range of decisions made by a host of entities. A disputed decision may involve the eligibility of an athlete, employment of ... More

The ART of Parentage  

Naomi Cahn

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May 2019
The world of reproductive technology, including donor gametes and surrogacy, brings new challenges to identifying parents and respecting children’s rights. An intending parent—married or ... More

Athlete Representation  

Ed Edmonds

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
The sports agent performs a critical function as an intermediary between management and athletes by handling contract negotiations, endorsements, financial planning, and other associated ... More

Athlete Trademarks: Names, Nicknames, and Catchphrases  

Alexandra J. Roberts

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the protectability and registration of athletes’ names, nicknames, and catchphrases as trademarks under federal law. More and more athletes are seeking to register ... More

Autonomy and Its Limits in End-of-Life Law  

Rebecca Dresser

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2015
This article explores the relationship between respect for individual autonomy and the law governing end-of-life treatment in the United States. It begins with a review of the law ... More

Blood Sports in an Age of Liability  

Jeffrey Standen

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines how civil liability assessments and criminal convictions have affected the legality of blood sports. Blood sports can be divided into three categories: human versus ... More

The Canadian Constitution and the World  

Sujit Choudhry

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter examines the influence of elements of Canada’s constitutional model abroad, in three areas: (1) the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as an innovative way to ... More

Carbon Capture and Storage  

Richard Macrory

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Jul 2017
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Jan 2017
The capture and long-term storage of carbon dioxide from power plants and other industrial installations may prove a key technology in climate change abatement strategies. Regulatory ... More

Challenges from the Future of Human Enhancement  

Nicholas Agar

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Jul 2017
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Jan 2017
This chapter explores some challenges that arise in respect of the regulation of human enhancement. It opens by advocating a definitional pluralism that acknowledges the existence of many ... More

Children in Fragile Families  

Sara McLanahan, Kate Jaeger, and Kristin Catena

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Apr 2019
Families formed by unmarried parents increased dramatically in the United States during the latter half of the 20th century. To learn more about these families, a team of researchers at ... More

Children’s Participation in Decisions about Parenting Arrangements  

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

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Feb 2019
This chapter explores the different ways that children can participate in custody and child protection cases. It is not only articulate older children and young people who ought to have an ... More

Children’s Right to Privacy  

Ayelet Blecher-Prigat

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May 2019
This chapter examines how (if at all) children’s right to privacy is concretely implemented in the legal realm. It considers children’s privacy when they are involved in legal proceedings, ... More

Citizenship and Cultural Diversity  

Daniel Weinstock

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The concept of citizenship denotes a legal status, an identity, and a range of distinctive activities and practices. These dimensions of citizenship are unified by the fact that they are ... More

Citizenship and Human Rights  

David Owen

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
The relationship of citizenship and human rights has become a central issue for contemporary politics. This chapter begins with a brief overview of theories of human rights, before ... More

Citizenship and Membership Duties Toward Quasi-Citizens  

Rogers Smith

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
In the 20th century, nation-states became the dominant form of political community around the world. Yet, aided by transportation and communications innovations, many 21st century states ... More

Citizenship and Nationhood  

Chaim Gans

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Aug 2017
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Sep 2017
Citizenship in this chapter means membership of a state. Nationhood means membership of a “nation”, which is a particular type of cultural and/or ethnic collective. I first set out the ... More

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