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Dog-Law And Dishonesty
The Senior Law Lord (as he then was) Lord Bingham of Cornhill was not above quoting Jeremy Bentham's criticism of judge-made criminal law, which he called "dog-law", in his 1792 polemic Truth versus Ashurst:. It is the judges (as we have seen) ...
Leveson, press freedom and the watchdogs.
...Fifty years later, Junius wrote that the press are 'the Palladium of all the civil, political, and religious rights of an Englishman'. In Bentham's work, the press acted as the key organ of a 'Public Opinion Tribunal', which keeps a check on government power. In the nineteenth century, ...
The Role of the Doctrines of Champerty and Maintenance in Arbitration
...in Cannonway Consultants in the following terms, citing a passage from The Works of Jeremy Bentham12:. "A mischief, in those times it seems but too common, though a mischief not to be cured by such laws, was, that a man would buy a weak claim, in ...
Recent Developments In Litigation Funding
... see continued consolidation in the number of providers, following Fortress's recent acquisition of Vannin Capital, and the merger between IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway. After an apparently abortive attempt in 2015, there also appears to be renewed interest in making DBAs work. The DBA Reform ...
The Standard of Proof in Criminal Proceedings: the Threshold to Prove Guilt under Ethiopian Law
The standard of proof plays a vital role in the process of administration of justice. In criminal proceedings, the standard stipulates the degree to which the party who has the burden of proof needs to establish the facts constituting the elements of the crime. This article gives an overview of the meaning and scope of the ‘beyond a reasonable doubt’ standard and subsequently argues that this...
Conceptual Foundations of Property Rights: Rethinking De Facto Rural Open Access to Common-Pool Resources in Ethiopia
This article, inter alia, attempts to highlight some major concepts and theories on property and the rationales and elements of property rights. It also briefly deals with the distinction between property rights on the stock of resources and its flows, and indicates the downsides of open access in the efficient utilization and sustainability of common-pool resources. Where de jure public property
Labour's lost tribe: winning back the working class.
.... (19.) J. Bentham et al, 'Manifesto for the Foundational Economy', CRESC Working Paper 131, 2013: ...
Permanent war: grids, boomerangs, and counterinsurgency.
.... Arendt H. (1970 ) On Violence, Orlando: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing. . Bentham J. (1995 ) Jeremy Bentham: The Panopticon Writings, New York: Verso. . Bonanno AM. (2003 ) The Anarchist Tension, London: Elephant ...
Disappearing Feminists: Removing Critical Voices from Academe.
...The Foucauldian representation of Bentham's panopticon is realized in our current milieu through the self-policing of women, e.g., "the Hillary Problem": hyper-confident women are neither ...
- Fylde Water Board Act 1912
- Sir Thomas Smiths estate: vesting parts in Essex in trustees for sale and investing the proceeds in the purchase of lands lying intermixed with other estates in the county standing settled to the same uses, and exchanging part of the last mentioned estate Act 1824
The Right to Cross-Examination and Witness Protection in Ethiopia: Comparative Overview
Cross-examination particularly in the context of criminal trial is a human right recognized in international human rights law and the Ethiopian constitution. However, states are increasingly facing another pressing policy consideration – protecting prosecution witnesses who could otherwise be subject to intimidation, and who could even risk their lives for providing evidence in the administration
- North Western Railway Act 1846
The Principle of the Presumption of Innocence and its Challenges in the Ethiopian Criminal Process
The administration of the criminal justice system tries to strike a balance between the search for truth and the fairness of the process. To this end, the law should protect individual rights and impose various legal burdens on the state. One such tool is the principle of the presumption of innocence until proven guilty. This is a constitutional principle under Ethiopian law and requires the...
- Lancaster and Carlisle and Ingleton Railway Act 1857
- South Cove and Depding Rectories Advowson Exchange Act 1812
Sovereignty, Legitimacy and Fundamental Rights as Limitations to Criminalisation Power of the State
Sovereignty is a doctrine of power that constitutes and vests supreme political power in the state, including criminal lawmaking power. However, this supreme power of exercising coercive state power through the criminal law is not unlimited. Because the justifications for sovereignty are also justifications for criminal lawmaking power of the state, they are discussed together. After presenting...
- North Western Railway (Extension of Lancaster Branch, &c.) Act 1849
- Sir John Cass charity estates: enabling the trustees to sell Act 1842
- Worksop and Attercliffe Road Act 1857
- Abdon and Stoke St. Milborough Inclosures Act 1809
- Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam estate: granting a further power to let estates in Dublin and authorizing the sale of rents Act 1842
- Rampisham Inclosure Act 1813
- Dublin Steam Packet Company Act 1828
- Road from the Maidstone Turnpike Gate Act 1803