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Government Accountability

Australian Administrative Law

by Judith Bannister, Anna Olijnyk & Stephen McDonald

<p>The second edition of Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible and practical introduction to administrative law in Australia. The text introduces the legal principles that regulate the exercise of power by

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Government Accountability

Australian Administrative Law

by Gabrielle Appleby, Anna Olijnyk, Joanna Howe & others

<p>Government Accountability: Australian Administrative Law offers an accessible introduction to administrative law in Australia by reference to its guiding principle, accountability. The book explores the complex theory underlying this area of ...

ISBN: 9781316213544

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Great Australian Dissents

by Andrew Lynch

<p>When judges disagree, those in the minority write a dissenting opinion. This book considers the great dissents in Australian law. Their worth may derive from numerous factors, including their rhetorical force as a piece of legal reasoning or ...

ISBN: 9781108132084

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Great Cases in Constitutional Law

by Robert P. George

<p>Slavery, segregation, abortion, workers' rights, the power of the courts. These issues have been at the heart of the greatest constitutional controversies in American history. And in this concise and thought-provoking volume, some of today's ...

ISBN: 9781400882724

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Harry A. Blackmun

The Outsider Justice

by Tinsley Yarbrough

<p>When appointed to the Supreme Court in 1970 by President Nixon, Harry A. Blackmun was seen as a quiet, safe choice to complement the increasingly conservative Court of his boyhood friend, Warren Burger. No one anticipated his seminal opinion ...

ISBN: 9780190286439

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HATE

Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

by Nadine Strossen

<p><em>HATE</em> dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about &quot;hate speech vs. free speech,&quot; showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony. We hear too ...

ISBN: 9780190859145

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Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation

by Luciano Venezia

<p>Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation develops a new interpretation of Hobbes's theory of political obligation. According to the account developed in the book, the directives issued by the sovereign as introducing authoritative ...

ISBN: 9781137490254

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Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal

The Development of the Law in China's Hong Kong

by Simon N. M. Young & Yash Ghai

<p>In the years since it was established on 1 July 1997, Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal has developed a distinctive body of new law and doctrine with the help of eminent foreign common law judges. Under the leadership of Chief Justice Andrew ...

ISBN: 9781107272361

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Human Rights Acts

The Mechanisms Compared

by Kris Gledhill

<p>There are now a number of statutes in different parts of the world that offer non-constitutional protection for human rights through mechanisms such as strong interpretive obligations, quasi-tort actions and obligations on legislatures to ...

ISBN: 9781782254843

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Human Rights and Judicial Review in Australia and Canada

The Newest Despotism?

by Janina Boughey

<p>It is commonly asserted that bills of rights have had a 'righting' effect on the principles of judicial review of administrative action and have been a key driver of the modern expansion in judicial oversight of the executive arm of ...

ISBN: 9781509907878

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Human Rights in the UK and the Influence of Foreign Jurisprudence

by Dr Hélène Tyrrell

<p><em>Human Rights in the UK and the Influence of Foreign Jurisprudence</em> represents the first major empirical study of the use of foreign jurisprudence at the UK Supreme Court. This book focuses on the patterns of use and non use of rulings

ISBN: 9781509904952

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Ideological Conflict and the Rule of Law in Contemporary China

Useful Paradoxes

by Samuli Seppänen

<p>This book studies ideological divisions within Chinese legal academia and their relationship to arguments about the rule of law. The book describes argumentative strategies used by Chinese legal scholars to legitimize and subvert China's ...

ISBN: 9781316692004

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Impacts of Faith-Based Decision Making on the Individual-Level Legislative Process

Emerging Research and Opportunities

by Karla Drenner

Increased diversity and shifting social identities have created significant effects on contemporary legislative systems. These shifts have altered how legislative bodies conduct, implement, and pass various policies and bills. Impacts of ...

ISBN: 9781522523901

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Imperial Justice

Africans in Empire's Court

by Bonny Ibhawoh

<p>Imperial Justice explores the imperial control of judicial governance and the adjudication of colonial difference in British Africa. Focusing on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and the colonial regional Appeal Courts for West ...

ISBN: 9780191643187

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In Brown's Wake

Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

by Martha Minow

<p>What is the legacy of <em>Brown vs. Board of Education</em>? While it is well known for establishing racial equality as a central commitment of American schools, the case also inspired social movements for equality in education across all ...

ISBN: 9780199779789

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Independence and Legitimacy in the Institutional System of the European Union

by Dominique Ritleng

<p>As EU non-majoritarian bodies such as the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the European Union, and the European Central Bank grow in political influence, many have identified the pressing need to keep these bodies accountable to ...

ISBN: 9780191082450

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Independent Agencies in the United States

Law, Structure, and Politics

by Professor Marshall J. Breger & Professor Gary J. Edles

<p>It is essential for anyone involved in law, politics, and government to comprehend the workings of the federal independent regulatory agencies of the United States. Occasionally referred to as the &quot;headless fourth branch of ...

ISBN: 9780190266820

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Injustice On Appeal

The United States Courts of Appeals in Crisis

by William M. Richman & William L. Reynolds

<p>The United States Circuit Courts of Appeals are among the most important governmental institutions in our society. However, because the Supreme Court can hear less than 150 cases per year, the Circuit Courts (with a combined caseload of over ...

ISBN: 9780199367054

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Institutions as Conscious Food Consumers

Leveraging Purchasing Power to Drive Systems Change

by Sapna Elizabeth Thottathil & Annelies Goger

<p>Institutions like schools, hospitals, and universities are not well known for having quality, healthy food. In fact, institutional food often embodies many of the worst traits of our industrialized food system, with long supply chains that ...

ISBN: 9780128136188

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International Courts and the Performance of International Agreements

A General Theory with Evidence from the European Union

by Clifford J. Carrubba & Matthew J. Gabel

<p>Nations often turn to international courts to help with overcoming collective-action problems associated with international relations. However, these courts generally cannot enforce their rulings, which begs the question: how effective are ...

ISBN: 9781316164037

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