!“e International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) is a
profoundly important institution in the development of international humanitarian
law and criminal law in general. Its arrival heralded a newfound willingness
of the international community to bring to book perpetrators of war
crimes and gross or systematic violations of human rights.
THIS VOLUME EMERGES from the work that was done by the contributors
towards the writing of the Law Commission’s final report on the law
of homicide in England and Wales, Murder, Manslaughter and Infanticide.
1 A number of jurisdictions world-wide have been reviewing or revising their
homicide laws, and each has engaged in comparative analysis. An important new
contribution to this process can be made by compiling a detailed scholarly
analysis of the law in a range of jurisdictions (both recently reformed and
In its Ninth Programme, the English Law Commission said it would set up this
joint project to examine at least two key areas of insurance contract
law: non-disclosure (which will necessarily include misrepresentation) and breach
of warranty. It said we would consult on whether there is a need to review other
areas such as the law on insurable interest and on joint policies. No decision has
yet been made as to whether other areas should be reviewed.
Periodic surveys of standard building contract forms suggest that the Joint Contracts
Tribunal stable of forms is in widespread use. In particular its fl agship, the Standard Form
of Building Contract, in its various versions is popular where works are of more than
minimal complexity; and to the extend that the industry can be said to adopt a norm, the
administrative principles of the JCT Standard Form appear to be the nucleus of that norm.
However, use of the Standard Form has been dogged by a high incidence of disputes.
Study of the philosophical foundations of the criminal law has long been treated as an adjunct to the study of punishment. In this collection of specially commissioned essays, leading philosophers and criminal lawyers from the UK, USA, and Canada break with this tradition. Ranging across such central issues as moral luck, mistake, and mental illness, Action and Value in Criminal Law aims to reorientate the study of criminal law.
Too often, our failure to succeed as crafts professionals lies not in
the absence of talent or skills, but in resistance to acquiring a
knowledge of sound business practices—especially those related
to law and contracts. Like it or not, artists and artisans are as involved
as other professionals in business and business law. Because art is at best
a precarious means of life support, we require familiarity with applicable
law in order to proceed easily and confidently in business transactions.
In 1994, the Law Commission were kind enough to engage me as a consultant on
their project on the hearsay rule in criminal proceedings, and a year later I saw my
input reflected in the sections of the resulting Consultation Paper where the rule
was examined, the justifications for it were analysed together with the problems
that it causes, the Strasbourg case law was analysed, and where readers were shown
how the underlying issues are handled by the courts in France and Germany.
In the last two decades, European Union (EU) administrative law has gone through
a process of extraordinary development and consolidation. It first developed as a
body of principles and rules aimed at governing, on the one hand, the action of the
EU public powers (such as the action of the Commission in the fields of State aids
and competition), on the other hand, the action of the national administrations
operating as decentralized EU agencies (e.g. the action of national public
administrations in the field of public procurement)....
After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Describe the powers granted to the FTC and the key features of an adjudicative hearing, identify and explain the elements of the deception and unfairness tests employed by the FTC, explain the FTC’s implementation of many consumer protection laws.
After reading this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions: What is the purpose of the Federal Trade Commission Act? How does the Federal Trade Commission determine what constitutes deceptive advertising? What is the purpose of labeling and packaging laws? What are the different methods of sales? What are the different acts that provide credit protection? What are the different acts that help ensure consumer health and safety?
Chapter 48 - The federal trade commission act and consumer protection laws. After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Describe the powers granted to the FTC and the key features of an adjudicative hearing, identify and explain the elements of the deception and unfairness tests employed by the FTC, explain the FTC’s implementation of many consumer protection laws.
Chapter 28 - Government regulation of corporate business. After completing this chapter, students will be able to: Explain the development of the federal government’s power to regulate business, describe the source of state power to regulate business, explain how the securities and exchange commission prevents unfair practices,...
The expert interviews served as a complement to the information from the literature review and the
questionnaire, about the overview and application of financing mechanisms. In general, the
interviews focused on identifying types and examples of innovative financing mechanisms.
Standards are appointments and may become enforceable by jurisdictional law and administrative regulations through signed contracts (for instance a sales contract) and can be understood to be ‘‘approved technology rules’’. The general features of standards are, in short: . . . . . . Standards are a service for technology. Standards are an economic and a technical form of cooperation (see also DIN 820 Part 1).
The EU authorities have an ambitious regulatory agenda in
2012 with a host of new rules in prospect that will have a
broad impact on the fund industry. In relation to UCITS,
new rules will be issued for UCITS ETFs and Structured
UCITS that will tighten the regulatory framework for
these products. In addition the European Commission is
working on a new UCITS V proposal to align the depositary
framework with the requirements of the AIFMD.
I became aware of the subjects of this book almost by accident. In the early
1980s, when HIV/AIDS so unexpectedly came upon the world, I was
invited by that ﬁne epidemiologist turned international civil servant, Dr
Jonathan Mann, to join the World Health Organisation inaugural Global
Commission on AIDS.
This experience threw me into close contact with some of the leaders of
medical science at the time, including Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier,
the two scientists who ﬁrst isolated the virus that causes AIDS.
If you are vaguely aware there are problems with NHS organisations, this book can help you articulate them. If you already know what the problems are, this book can help you solve them. If you have tried to solve them but have become jaded, this book can re-energise you. Highly recommended.” David Griffiths, GP and Clinical Advisor, Commissioning Support For London
As a Chief Nursing Officer it is very easy to become swamped by the demands of the operational aspects of my role. This book is a fantastic reminder that as a leader I am there to make a difference for...
This Report and Order
establishes protections for broadband
service to preserve and reinforce
Internet freedom and openness. The
Commission adopts three basic
protections that are grounded in broadly
accepted Internet norms, as well as our
own prior decisions. First, transparency:
fixed and mobile broadband providers
must disclose the network management
practices, performance characteristics,
and commercial terms of their
Frank Aretas Haskell was born at Tunbridge, Vermont, the son of Aretas and Ann (Folson) Haskell, on the
13th of July, 1828. Graduating from Dartmouth College with distinguished honors, in the class of 1854, the
young man came to Madison in the autumn of that year, and entered the law firm of Orton, Atwood & Orton.
His career in this profession was increasingly successful, until in 1861 it was interrupted by the outbreak of
the War of Secession.