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2. Angevin kingship: making and breaking royal law

2. Angevin kingship: making and breaking royal law  

Nicholas Vincent

in Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777806
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582877.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199582877
‘Angevin kingship: making and breaking royal law’ examines the context of Plantagenent rule, with particular attention given to legal matters. The Plantagenents have a reputation for ... More
EpilogueThe future Constitution

Epilogue: The future Constitution  

David J. Bodenhamer

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190865689
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195378320.003.0009
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chapter
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9780195378320
The United States does not operate today under the Constitution ratified in 1788 or the Constitution as completed by the Bill of Rights in 1791 or even the one revised by the Reconstruction ... More
1. The legal history of Indian tribes

1. The legal history of Indian tribes  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0001
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9780199766000
‘The legal history of Indian tribes’ considers the most fundamental theme of American legal history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – the interaction of European settlers with ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
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9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0000
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9780199766000
The ‘Introduction’ explains that a review of American Legal History must confront the defining issues in the development of American civilization and culture. The law is connected to, has ... More
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction

The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Linda Greenhouse

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.001.0001
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book
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9780190079819
The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction draws on the Court’s history and its written and unwritten rules to show how it operates in the early twenty-first century. ... More
3. The justices

3. The justices  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0003
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9780190079819
There are no formal requirements for becoming a Supreme Court justice. “The justices” explains that the role of justice is open to anyone who can be nominated by the president and confirmed ... More
2. Between the crime and the court

2. Between the crime and the court  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785092
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0002
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9780198716495
‘Between the crime and the trial’ discusses the procedures undertaken by the police and prosecution services after a crime has taken place and before court proceedings begin. Out of court ... More
3. In court and on trial

3. In court and on trial  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0003
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9780198716495
‘In court and on trial’ outlines the procedures once a trial date has been set. There is considerable variation in terms of the nature of the decision-maker—judge or jury—as well as the ... More
8. Security

8. Security  

David J. Bodenhamer

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190865689
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195378320.003.0008
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chapter
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9780195378320
Armed conflict poses an imminent threat to the nation’s existence, but so does suspension of the nation’s fundamental laws. The framers wrestled with how to grant government the power to ... More
2. Law and African American slavery

2. Law and African American slavery  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
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9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0002
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9780199766000
‘Law and African American slavery’ illustrates how the colonial heritage of slavery in America helped foster the population growth, expansion of the labour force, extraction of abundant ... More
4. Law and entrepreneurship

4. Law and entrepreneurship  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0004
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9780199766000
‘Law and entrepreneurship’ outlines how from the colonial years through the twentieth century, each of the dominant entrepreneurial ventures that emerged were responses to the changing ... More
1. Introducing criminology

1. Introducing criminology  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0001
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9780199643257
‘Introducing criminology’ explains that according to American criminologist, Edwin Sutherland, criminology is the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon including within ... More
2. The Court at work (1)

2. The Court at work (1)  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0002
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9780190079819
A very small percentage of cases reach the Supreme Court. “The Court at Work” explains that even if a case meets all the criteria, the justices are still at liberty to refuse it. The Court ... More
8. The Court and the world

8. The Court and the world  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0008
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chapter
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9780190079819
When the Framers set the Supreme Court in motion, they had no template for what they were about to create. “The court and the world” demonstrates that other countries were able to use the ... More
1. Origins

1. Origins  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0001
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9780190079819
How does the Supreme Court in the early twenty-first century differ with regard to the intentions of the Framers in 1787? “Origins” looks at the Court’s development from a diffuse ... More
6. The Court and the other branches

6. The Court and the other branches  

Linda Greenhouse

in The U.S. Supreme Court: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Jun 2020
eISBN: 
9780190079840
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190079819.003.0006
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9780190079819
Is the phrase separation of powers misleading? “The Court and the other branches” looks at the Court in relation to the president and Congress. A more accurate description of the ... More
1. What is arbitration and where does it come from?

1. What is arbitration and where does it come from?  

Thomas Schultz and Thomas Grant

in Arbitration: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2021
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Apr 2021
eISBN: 
9780191801952
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10.1093/actrade/9780198738749.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198738749
This chapter traces the origins of arbitration. Arbitration initially developed in the absence of courts and later in opposition to courts, or at least as an alternative to them. The ... More
4. The substantive reach of court-martial jurisdiction

4. The substantive reach of court-martial jurisdiction  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625191
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199303496
If a court-martial has jurisdiction over an accused, to what offenses does that jurisdiction extend? Military justice codes take a variety of approaches to defining what conduct will be ... More
4. Courts

4. Courts  

Raymond Wacks

in Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198745624
Courts personify the law and play a central role in every legal system. But what precisely is that role? Are courts the best forum for resolving disputes? What do judges do? What of their ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Jeroen Duindam

in Dynasty: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191846717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809081.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198809081
Throughout history, elites have developed instruments to consolidate the status of their families, by enlarging their patrimony, educating their scions, and seeking strategic alliances. ... More

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