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Self-authorship, well-being and paternalism
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-12-11)
Paternalism is the restriction of a person's autonomy for the good of that person. It embodies a familiar conflict of intuitions: while we cherish individual freedom, we also want to protect/promote what we know to be good. ...
Attack of the Clones: Problematising Equine Sports Integrity Regulation On the Ascendancy of the Genetically Copied Athlete
(Lawtext Publishing, 2018-03-15)
Cloned horses are already here and competing; this article considers in turn, both the challenges and the unprecedented opportunities for the development of human athlete regulation that the current participation of cloned ...
Principle of Proportionality as Principle of Economic Efficiency
(John Wiley, 2013-04-15)
The principle of proportionality is at the cornerstone of EU law, and precisely of the case-law of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In the law and economics literature, the general principles of law are commonly opposed ...
Derivative Actions in Nigeria: A Case for Reform
(Sweet and Maxwell, 2017)
This article analyses derivative actions in Nigeria. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of the derivative action regime drawing comparisons from other common law jurisdictions. It argues that the current regime in ...
‘Horses for Courses’: An analysis of equine sports regulation and disciplinary procedures regarding the non-human athlete
Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their sphere. The governance of these sports has created a hegemony which does not necessarily serve the interests of ...
The next generation of legal expert systems-new dawn or false dawn?
European integration is a process. It is a process of institutionalization by which the old continent is continuously transformed either through incremental changes or through across-the-board reforms. European integration ...
Child Abuse and Public Inquiry Methodologies
This chapter examines the development of public inquiries into child abuse and the various policy processes and methods deployed to support them. It contains two central propositions: firstly, that the ongoing Independent ...
European Regulatory Framework for Money Market Funds
(Oxford University Press, 2014-07-01)
Money market funds are widely used by all types of investors, including households, corporate treasurers, pension funds, or insurance companies, who regard money market funds as a ‘safe’ short-term liquid asset class for ...
The principle of legal certainty as a principle of economic efficiency
Legal certainty, a feature of the rule of law, constitutes a requirement for the operational necessities of market interactions. But, the compatibility of the principle of legal certainty with ideals such as liberalism and ...