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Understanding how classical jurists thought about time is essential for us to fully understand the nature of legal demands, responsibility, and choice in the Islamic legal tradition. Despite its importance, the idea of time in Islamic legal thought remains largely unexplored, although there has been some interest in the concept of time in Islamic philosophy and philosophical theology. The Islamic legal tradition is profoundly concerned with time and advanced its own set of reflections on time. I...
#1Katharine A. Van Tassel (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 3
#2Sharona Hoffman (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 12
This chapter argues that the potential for vaccine-related harms raises acute concerns for vulnerable populations. These harms have a disparate impact on low-income people, who are disproportionately non-White, and who have limited financial resources to obtain medical care, weather job losses, and pursue injury compensation. When a vaccine is given as a countermeasure during a declared public health emergency (PHE), the problem is acute because of the limited availability of injury compensation...
#1Felix B. Chang (UC: University of Cincinnati)H-Index: 3
This Essay argues that trusts and estates (“T&E”) should prioritize intergenerational economic mobility—the ability of children to move beyond the economic station of their parents—above all other goals. The field’s traditional emphasis on testamentary freedom fosters the stickiness of inequality. For wealthy settlors, dynasty trusts sequester assets from the nation’s system of taxation and stream of commerce. For low-income decedents, intestacy splinters property rights and inhibits their trans...
#1Dionysia Katelouzou ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 6
#2Konstantinos Sergakis (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 3
One of the central problems of shareholder stewardship around the world is rendering institutional investors good monitors of their investee companies and improving their accountability to both companies and their own beneficiaries and clients. The co-existence of soft norms (stewardship codes or principles) as well as semi-hard and hard law rules across the globe raises important questions about the future of shareholder stewardship frameworks and their enforcement. In this paper, we investigat...
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#1Iain MacNeil (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 9
#2Irene-Marie Esser (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 6
The introduction of the Cadbury Code in the UK in the early 1990s marked an important turning point in the evolution of corporate governance around the world. The ‘comply or explain’ approach pioneered by the Cadbury Code prioritised flexibility and the role of market discipline in its approach. While those characteristics can be linked to earlier trends in the evolution of corporate governance in the UK, it is more difficult to explain why the Cadbury Code has exerted so much influence over sys...
This chapter offers a reconstruction of the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union in relation to the territorial scope of application of EU law. Thus, it will focus on the manner in which the Court approaches the question of whether EU law should apply to cases that are at least partly connected to non-EU jurisdictions. This is a topic that has attracted significant interest in recent years from EU lawyers as well as experts in public and private international law, given in part...
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#1Marco Goldoni (Glas.: University of Glasgow)H-Index: 7
This paper has been organised in six sections. The first one delineates the material methodology of studying the constitutional order by juxtaposing it to other ‘political’ approaches and it offers a reconstruction of the two legal theories from which it draws its inspiration. Then, the second section will broach the political theory undergirding the material study of constitutional orders with a view to show that social organisation and its legal translation ground the constitutional order. Onc...
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#1Osama Wagdi (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 3
The study investigates the corporate mental image in the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX); its Include cognitive dimension, affective dimension, and behavioral dimension; The data were collected by 432 form questionnaire representing current and potential traders at December and October 2020. The Inferential analysis concluded that the determinants of cognitive dimension include "Profitability growth", "dividend payment patterns", "cash Dividend ", " investment recommendations and fair values". But...
#1Nick Cowen (University of Lincoln)H-Index: 5
Liberal egalitarians argue that the state is justified in taxing members of a political community to achieve distributive justice and ensure political equality and regime stability. This involves an uneasy compromise between equality and efficiency, a compromise that many argue has recently been undermined by the growth of unchecked wealth and income inequality. This paper argues that there also exists a trade-off between selecting fair processes for taxation and aiming for particular distributi...
Liberal feminism remains a significant strand of feminist jurisprudence in the U.S. Rooted in 19th and 20th century liberal and feminist political theory and women’s rights advocacy, it emphasizes autonomy, dignity, and equality. Liberal feminism’s focus remains to challenge unjust gender-based restrictions based on assumptions about men’s and women’s proper spheres and roles. Second wave liberal legal feminism, evident in Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s constitutional litigation, challenged pervasive sex...
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