You are looking at  1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: criminal law x
Clear All

View:

2. Law’s branches

2. Law’s branches  

Raymond Wacks

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

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745624
As social life is transformed, the law is rarely far behind to invent and define new concepts and rules, and to resolve the disputes that inevitably arise. Thus our brave new legal world ... More
5. Criminal law

5. Criminal law  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766000
Crime and the treatment of criminals have been pervasive themes of American legal history. ‘Criminal law’ shows that in contrast to the early conceptions of crime and punishment as largely ... More
2. Domestic violence

2. Domestic violence  

Jonathan Herring

in Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199668526
‘Domestic violence’ looks at the view of domestic abuse in family law. The law in all jurisdictions has been reluctant to interfere in cases of domestic violence. In the last few decades, ... More
6. Child abuse

6. Child abuse  

Jonathan Herring

in Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199668526
‘Child abuse’ examines this extremely emotive and hotly debated area of family law. The law is able to remove a child from a situation where abuse is suspected, but this is a power that ... More
6. Law and domestic relations

6. Law and domestic relations  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766000
‘Law and domestic relations’ follows the transformations of domestic relations law. In early America, as extended households composed of persons in several versions of master-servant ... More
American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction  

G. Edward White

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199766000
Law has played a central role in American history. From colonial times to the present, law has reflected the changing society in which legal decisions have been made and has played a ... More
Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

Family Law: A Very Short Introduction  

Jonathan Herring

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199668526
Family Law: A Very Short Introduction provides insight not only into what family law is, but why it is the way it is. How have laws had to respond to social changes in family ... More
1. Military command and military discipline

1. Military command and military discipline  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Published Online: 
Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190625191
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199303496
To be effective, and something more than a collection of individuals with weapons, a military unit must be commanded. Commanders are responsible for achieving the unit’s objective, a ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2013
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375240
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766000
The ‘Epilogue’ concludes that this VSI may be taken as an effort to demonstrate how much of American history can be seen as connected to law and legal institutions. Of all the evidence ... More
Law: A Very Short Introduction

Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Raymond Wacks

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198745624
Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, ... More
6. The future of the law

6. The future of the law  

Raymond Wacks

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

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745624
In our rapidly changing world, growth and adaptation are more pressing than ever if the law is to respond adequately to the novel challenges—and threats—that it faces. ‘The future of the ... More

View: