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"This illuminating study traces the transformation of the right to arms from its inception in English and colonial American law to today's impassioned gun-control debate. As historian and legal scholar Patrick J. Charles shows, what the right to arms means to Americans, as well as what it legally protects, has changed drastically since its first appearance in the 1689 Declaration of Rights. Armed in America explores how and why the right to arms transformed at different points in history. The right was initially meant to serve as a parliamentary right of resistance, yet by the ratification of the Second Amendment in 1791 the right had become indispensably intertwined with civic republicanism. As the United States progressed into the 19th century the right continued to change--this time away from civic republicanism and towards the individual-right understanding that is known today, albeit with the important caveat that the right could be severely restricted by the government's police power. Throughout the 20th century this understanding of the right remained the predominant view. But working behind the scenes was the beginnings of the gun-rights movement--a movement that was started in the early 20th century through the collective efforts of sporting magazine editors and was eventually commandeered by the National Rifle Association to the gun-rights movement known today. Readers looking to sort through the shrill rhetoric surrounding the current gun debate and arrive at an informed understanding of the legal and historical development of the right to arms will find this book to be an invaluable resource"-- Provided by publisher.
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xx, 301 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Varying shades of green
  • Green governmentality
  • Green scare
  • Fascist earth
  • Commonism
  • Welcome to the dark side of dignity and development
  • Urban clearcutting
  • Protest without people
  • So to speak.
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  • Foreword / Eric Barendt
  • Introduction / András Koltay & Jeroen Temperman
  • Blasphemy in French law : from the Chevalier de la Barre to Charlie Hebdo / Guilhem Gil
  • Blasphemy and defamation of religion following Charlie Hebdo / Neville Cox
  • Blasphemy, the public sphere and democratic self-government / Ian Cram
  • The right to blaspheme / Mark Hill QC & Russell Sandberg
  • Blasphemy, freedom of expression and the protection of religious sensibilities in twenty-first century Europe / Peter Cumper
  • Rethinking blasphemy and anti-blasphemy laws / Robert Kahn
  • Blasphemy, defamation of religion and religious hate speech : is there a difference that makes a difference? / John C. Knechtle
  • The freedom and restriction of blasphemy : theoretical perspectives / András Koltay
  • At the deep end of the poo l: religious offence, debate-speech and the margin of appreciation before the European Court of Human Rights / Tom Lewis
  • "Mother of God, drive Putin away" : on blasphemy and activist art in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights / Jeroen Temperman
  • Religious insult and blasphemy in contemporary Finland / Tuomas Äystö
  • The blasphemy offence in the Italian legal system / Cristiana Cianitto
  • Legal protection of religion in Germany / Matthias Cornils
  • God's advocates : the multiple fronts of the war on Blasphemy in Greece / Effie Fokas
  • Blasphemy law in Poland / Joanna Kulesza & Jan Kulesza
  • The blasphemy ban in Denmark / Lars Grassmé Binderup & Eva Naria Lassen
  • A draft obituary for the offence of blasphemy in Ireland / Tarlach McGonagle
  • Religion and hate speech in Canada : the difficulty in separating attacks on beliefs from attacks on believers / Richard Moon
  • Blasphemy in Australia : the rags and remnants of persecution? / Helen Pringle
  • Blasphemy prohibitions and prosecutions : a US perspective / Russell Weaver
  • Giving up the ghost : on the decline and fall of Norwegian anti-blasphemy legislation / Helge Årsheim
  • The theory and practice of blasphemy in the common law : slaying the seven-headed beast / Ivan Hare
  • Freedom of expression, blasphemy and religious hatred : a view from the UK / Erica Howard
  • The rise and fall of the offence of blasphemy in the Netherlands / Esther Janssen
  • Freedom of expression and religions, the United Nations, and the "16/18 process" / Marc Limon, Nazila Ghanea & Hilary Power
  • Blasphemy, religious rights and harassment : a workplace study / Andrew Hambler
  • Towards an understanding of accelerants and decelerants : a non-juriscentric approach to offensive or hateful speech concerning religion / Brett Scharffs.
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xiii, 180 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction : a manufacturer making the tools he was to work with
  • Orders indispensably necessary
  • This John Milton deserves hanging
  • The eternal rules of justice and reason ought to be a law
  • I have begun a sketch
  • The average price of peace and war
  • The tactics of political assemblies form the science
  • Each one in this beautiful political order.
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  • Part One. Governing the Company: The patent and the formation of the Company
  • Constituting authority: the court of committees and the generality
  • Wooing adventurers: membership and useful men
  • Division within the Company: the problem of faction and representation
  • Merchants, trading companies, and public appeal
  • Part Two. The Company and the State: The changing patent: negotiating privileges between Company and regime
  • "What his men have done abroad": martial engagements and the Company
  • The Dutch East India Company and Amboyna: crisis and response in the Company
  • Taking stock and looking forward: the difficulties of the late 1620s
  • Crown manipulations of the East Indies trade: dismantling the Company in the 1630s.
A Business of State reveals how the English state took an active role in the creation and functioning of the East India Company in the early years of its existence, and, reciprocally, how institutions like the Company helped create the early Stuart state. To understand how the Company operated, the author delves into the political life of the body as well as constructing a richly detailed account of the interactions between the Company and the regime. Viewing politics and political engagement through the lens of the Company exposes a version of the English polity in which Company members regularly appeared before the monarch and privy council, saw themselves as active agents in government, and used the tools of public appeal to sway both Company and state policies. In return, monarch and privy council promoted and protected the Company, depended on Company expertise and resources, and shaped state policy objectives in response to Company needs and requirements.-- Provided by publisher.
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255 pages ; 24 cm
  • An introduction to charity law
  • The nature of charities, charitable entities, and not-for-profit organisations, and charitable institutions, and governance
  • Charitable purpose
  • Public benefit
  • England and Wales
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • Political purposes.
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  • From the spoken to the written word
  • The world of the index
  • Hunting for books
  • In pursuit of public opinion.
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  • Conceptualizing comparative international law / Anthea Roberts, Paul Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg
  • Methodological guidance : how to select and develop comparative international law case studies / Katerina Linos
  • Comparative international law, foreign relations law and fragmentation : can the center hold? / Paul B. Stephan
  • Why comparative international law needs international relations theory / Daniel Abebe
  • The many fields of (German) international law / Nico Krisch
  • Crimea and the South China Sea : connections and disconnects among Chinese, Russian, and western international lawyers / Anthea Roberts
  • "Shioki (control), " "fuyo (dependency), " and sovereignty : the status of the Ryukyu kingdom in early-modern and modern times / Masaharu Yanagihara
  • Comparative international law within, not against, international law : lessons from the international law commission / Mathias Forteau
  • The continuing impact of French legal culture on the International Court of Justice / Mathilde Cohen
  • International law in national legal systems: an empirical investigation / Pierre-Hugues Verdier & Mila Versteeg
  • Objections to treaty reservations : a comparative approach to decentralized interpretation / Tom Ginsburg
  • Intelligence communities and international law : a comparative approach / Ashley S. Deeks
  • National legislatures : the foundations of comparative international law / Kevin L. Cope & Hooman Movassagh
  • International law in Chinese courts during the rise of China / Congyan Cai
  • The democratizing force of international law : human rights adjudication by the Indian Supreme Court / Neha Jain
  • Case law in Russian approaches to international law : sovereign cautiousness of a semi-peripheral great power / Lauri Mälksoo
  • Doing away with capital punishment in Russia : international law and the pursuit of domestic constitutional goals / Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov
  • Comparative views on the right to vote in international law : the case of prisoners' disenfranchisement / Shai Dothan
  • When law migrates : refugees in comparative international law / Jill I. Goldenziel
  • An asymmetric comparative international law approach to treaty interpretation : the CEDAW committee's tolerance of the Scandinavian states' progressive deviation / Alec Knight
  • Comparative international law and human rights : a value-added approach / Christopher McCrudden
  • CEDAW in national courts: a case study in operationalizing comparative international
  • Law analysis in a human rights context / Christopher McCrudden
  • The great promise of comparative public law for Latin America : towards ius commune americanum? / Alejandro Rodiles
  • Who cares about regulatory space in bits? : a comparative international approach / Tomer Broude, Yoram Z. Haftel & Alexander Thompson
  • Africa and the rethinking of international investment law : about the elaboration of the Pan-African Investment Code / Makane Moïse Mbengue & Stefanie Schacherer
  • Not so treacherous waters of international maritime law : Islamic law states and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea / Emilia Justyna Powell.
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  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The living Constitution
  • Understanding the Supreme Court
  • Institutional authority
  • The judiciary
  • The legislature
  • The executive
  • Nation-state relations
  • Federalism
  • The commerce power
  • The power to tax and spend
  • Economic liberties
  • The contract clause
  • Economic substantive due process
  • The Takings Clause
  • Civil liberties
  • Religion : exercise and establishment
  • Freedom of speech, assembly, and association
  • Freedom of the press
  • The right to keep and bear arms
  • The right to privacy
  • The rights of the criminally accused
  • Investigations and evidence
  • Attorneys, trials, and punishments
  • Civil rights
  • Discrimination
  • Voting and representation.
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xvii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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xxxvi, 193 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introductory observations
  • Contractual estoppel : general principle
  • Applications
  • Entire agreement and non-reliance clauses
  • Limits
  • Limits : controls over exclusion clauses
  • Contractual estoppel in the family of estoppels.
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xxiv, 338 pages ; 22 cm
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  • The end came swiftly
  • "Distinct and peculiar people"
  • Sanford's early years
  • Private practice and family
  • Civic and professional pursuits and political activities
  • Department of justice
  • District judge
  • Us Supreme Court Justice
  • The taft court
  • Sanford's tenure
  • Gitlow v. New York
  • Forgotten.
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ix, 131 pages ; 22 cm.
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  • Introduction : terra nullius in Zion?
  • The legal geography of indigenous Bedouin dispossession
  • The land regime of the late Ottoman period
  • The land regime of the Bristish Mandate period
  • Making the "dead Negev doctrine" during the Israeli period
  • Historical geography of the Negev : Bedouin agriculture
  • Bedouin territory and settlements
  • The Bedouin as an indigenous community
  • International law, indigenous land rights and Israel
  • Contested futures
  • State and Bedouin policies and plans.
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xix, 105 pages. ; 22 cm.
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xv, 301 pages ; 25 cm.
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