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Accident  

Daniel Williams

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
This chapter explores some legal and literary ramifications of “accident” in British law and society from the late eighteenth through the early twentieth century. This period saw changes ... More

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

Affect and Empathy Studies  

Suzanne Keen

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
This chapter discusses two domains of research into and theorizing about human emotions of interest to legal theorists and practitioners in the law. Written by a non-lawyer with expertise ... More

Agonism, Democracy, and Law  

Panu Minkkinen

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
This chapter begins by examining the origins of agonism in the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche’s early text “Homer’s Contest.” It then attempts to formulate a political ... 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

An Anti-Liberal Defense of Free Speech: Foundations of Democracy in the Western Philosophical Canon  

Eric Heinze

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
Western democracies have determined the extent and limits of free expression largely within rights-based frameworks. As captured by Mill’s classically liberal “harm principle,” expression ... 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

Book History  

Henrike Manuwald

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
Book history, understood broadly as the analysis of written communication, interacts with legal studies in two main areas: first, legal rules frame the production and dissemination of ... More

Boundaries, Walls, Envelopes, Rooms, and Other Spatialities of Law  

Timothy Hyde

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
This chapter outlines the several scales at which material arrangements of architecture, urbanism, and territory are bound up with surrounding legal contexts. Using these three scales, the ... 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

Challenging the Legal Self Through Performance  

Marett Leiboff

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Dec 2019
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Jan 2020
This chapter reconsiders and reorients performance as a critical practice in law and the humanities, turning away from the philosophically and sociologically inflected variants of ... More

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