Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 4 of 4

Full-Text Articles in Law

Notes On Entitlement Systems - 1985, Wendy J. Gordon Jun 1985

Notes On Entitlement Systems - 1985, Wendy J. Gordon

Scholarship Chronologically

If one does harm without a privilege in our system, one pays. Our tort system suggests there is a general entitlement to the status quo, enforceable only against certain actors.


The Future Course Of The Winters Doctrine, Richard B. Collins Jan 1985

The Future Course Of The Winters Doctrine, Richard B. Collins

Publications

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Justice Of The Western Consular Courts In Nineteenth Century Japan, Whitmore Gray Jan 1985

Review Of The Justice Of The Western Consular Courts In Nineteenth Century Japan, Whitmore Gray

Reviews

Richard Chang attacks the generalization accepted by many historians that the Western consular tribunals in nineteenth-century Japan were so partial- toward West- erners and against Japanese-that they seldom rendered evenhanded justice. His study required two steps. First he tried to determine how many "mixed" cases came to trial-cases in which aJapanese brought a claim against a foreign resident in a consular court or was the complaining party in criminal proceedings against a foreigner. Between 1875 and 1895 there were five such cases that were widely reported and commented on at the time, and that have often been cited as examples. …


Fairness After The Charter: A Rose By Any Other Name?, A. Wayne Mackay Jan 1985

Fairness After The Charter: A Rose By Any Other Name?, A. Wayne Mackay

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

On at least a short term basis the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has made a significant dent in the Canadian legal landscape. Not only has it produced a veritable cottage industry for practising lawyers and legal academics - it has raised some of the most fundamental questions about which institutions should shape public policy in Canada. The courts have a bold new mandate to measure the acts of the legislative and executive branches of the government against the new standards of the Charter. When these agencies are found wanting, they are to be checked and their illegal actions invalidated. …