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51 Imperfect Solutions

States and the Making of American Constitutional Law

by Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton

<p>When we think of constitutional law, we invariably think of the United States Supreme Court and the federal court system. Yet much of our constitutional law is not made at the federal level. In <em>51 Imperfect Solutions</em>, U.S. Court of ...

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A Crisis of Democratic Accountability

Public Libel Law and the Checking Function of the Press

by Dr Randall Stephenson

<p>This book undertakes a comparative study of the public interest and political speech defences in defamation law, particularly from the perspective of the misuse of democratic free expression justifications. Specifically, it argues that the ...

ISBN: 9781509920822

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A Critique of Proportionality and Balancing

by Francisco J. Urbina

<p>The principle of proportionality, which has become the standard test for adjudicating human and constitutional rights disputes in jurisdictions worldwide has had few critics. Proportionality is generally taken for granted or enthusiastically ...

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A Debt Against the Living

An Introduction to Originalism

by Ilan Wurman

<p>Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that the earth belongs to the living. His letter to James Madison is often quoted for the proposition that we should not be bound to the 'dead hand of the past', suggesting that the Constitution should instead ...

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A Nation Dedicated to Religious Liberty

The Constitutional Heritage of the Religion Clauses

by Arlin M. Adams & Charles J. Emmerich

<p>Here is a concise overview of the historical development and judicial interpretation of the First Amendment religion clauses. It begins with a survey of the history of American religious liberty, goes on to present the views of the Founding ...

ISBN: 9780812292329

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A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

by Mark A. Graber

<p><em>A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism</em> is the first text to study the entirety of American constitutionalism, not just the traces that appear in Supreme Court decisions. Mark A. Graber both explores and offers original ...

ISBN: 9780199338405

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A People's Constitution

The Everyday Life of Law in the Indian Republic

by Rohit De

<p>It has long been contended that the Indian Constitution of 1950, a document in English created by elite consensus, has had little influence on India’s greater population. Drawing upon the previously unexplored records of the Supreme Court of ...

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A Sociology of Constitutions

Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective

by Chris Thornhill

<p>Using a methodology that both analyzes particular constitutional texts and theories and reconstructs their historical evolution, Chris Thornhill examines the social role and legitimating status of constitutions from the first ...

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A Sociology of Transnational Constitutions

Social Foundations of the Post-National Legal Structure

by Chris Thornhill

<p>This volume focuses on the rise of transnational constitutional laws, primarily created by the interaction between national and international courts and by the domestic transformation of international law. Through detailed analysis of ...

ISBN: 9781316714720

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A Theory of Deference in Administrative Law

Basis, Application and Scope

by Professor Paul Daly

<p>In the modern administrative state, hundreds if not thousands of officials wield powers that can be used to the benefit or detriment of individuals and corporations. When the exercise of these powers is challenged, a great deal can be at ...

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Access to Justice and Legal Aid

Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal Need

by Dr Asher Flynn & Professor Jacqueline Hodgson

<p>This book considers how access to justice is affected by restrictions to legal aid budgets and increasingly prescriptive service guidelines. As common law jurisdictions, England and Wales and Australia, share similar ideals, policies and ...

ISBN: 9781509900855

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Accountability in Extraterritoriality

A Comparative and International Law Perspective

by Danielle Ireland-Piper

Nation states are increasingly asserting jurisdiction over criminal offenses that occur extraterritorially. In some instances, this can cause political tension and legal uncertainty, as the principles of jurisdiction under international law do ...

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Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

by Nicholas Bamforth & Peter Leyland

<p>Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many constitutional democracies, including the UK and ...

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Administrative Law and Judicial Deference

by Matthew Lewans

<p>In recent years, the question whether judges should defer to administrative decisions has attracted considerable interest amongst public lawyers throughout the common law world. This book examines how the common law of judicial review has ...

ISBN: 9781782253365

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Administrative Law and Judicial Deference

by Matthew Lewans

In recent years, the question whether judges should defer to administrative decisions has attracted considerable interest amongst public lawyers throughout the common law world. This book examines how the common law of judicial review has ...

ISBN: 9781849462778

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Administrative Law and The Administrative Court in Wales

by Mr. David C. Gardner

<p>As we progress into the twenty-first century, Wales is acquiring a new identity and greater legislative autonomy. The National Assembly and the Welsh Government have power to create laws specifically for Wales. In parallel, the judicial ...

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Administrative Law from the Inside Out

Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry L. Mashaw

by Nicholas R. Parrillo

<p>For a generation, Jerry L. Mashaw, the most boundary-pushing scholar in the field of administrative law, has argued that bureaucrats can and should self-generate the norms that give us a government of laws. Administrative Law from the Inside ...

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Administrative Law Guidebook

by Francisco Esparraga

The Administrative Law Guidebook is your guide to the essentials of administrative law. Learn how to link the key concepts from your lectures, textbooks and tutorials to get the most from your study, improve your knowledge of law and develop ...

ISBN: 9780195593969

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Administrative Law in Hong Kong

by Stephen Thomson

<p>A new text providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of administrative law in Hong Kong. It includes original commentary on judicial review, administrative tribunals, the Ombudsman, Commissions of Inquiry, the Legislative ...

ISBN: 9781108244039

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Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law

Second Edition

by Mark Tushnet

<p>Mark Tushnet excels in updating the Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law. In this second edition Tushnet includes new material based on developments in practice and scholarship since the original edition’s publication back ...

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