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A Critique of Proportionality and Balancing

by Francisco Urbina

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 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 ...

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A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

by Mark A. Graber

<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 answers

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A Sociology of Constitutions

Constitutions and State Legitimacy in Historical-Sociological Perspective

by Chris Thornhill

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

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 patterns ...

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Access to Justice and Legal Aid

Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal Need

by Dr Asher Flynn & Professor Jacqueline Hodgson

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 ...

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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

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 the ...

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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 ...

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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

For a generation, Jerry 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. American Administrative Law from the ...

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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 ...

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Affirmative Action Policies and Judicial Review Worldwide

by George Gerapetritis

<p>This book discusses affirmative action or positive discrimination, defined as measures awarding privileges to certain groups that have historically suffered discrimination or have been underrepresented in specific social sectors. The book’s ...

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After Public Law

by Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon & Neil Walker

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. What function and future can public law have in ...

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Against the New Constitutionalism

by Tamas Gyorfi

Ever since the Second World War, a new constitutional model has emerged worldwide that gives a pivotal role to judges. Against the New Constitutionalism challenges this reigning paradigm and develops a distinctively liberal position against ...

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Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World

by Fiona Jenkins, Mark Nolan & Kim Rubenstein

Interrogating the concepts of allegiance and identity in a globalised world involves renewing our understanding of membership and participation within and beyond the nation-state. Allegiance can be used to define a singular national identity and

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in European Administrative Law

by Dacian C. Dragos & Bogdana Neamtu

<p>This book examines the role, the general framework and the empirical effectiveness of the main alternative dispute resolution tools (administrative appeals, mediation, and ombudsman) in administrative matters, within the broader context of ...

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American Epic

Reading the U.S. Constitution

by Garrett Epps

In 1987, E.L. Doctorow celebrated the Constitution's bicentennial by reading it. "It is five thousand words long but reads like fifty thousand," he said. Distinguished legal scholar Garrett Epps--himself an award-winning novelist--disagrees. ...

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American Judicial Power

The State Court Perspective

by Michael Buenger & Paul J. De Muniz

American Judicial Power: The State Court Perspective is a welcome addition to the breadth of studies on the American legal system and provides an accessible and highly illuminating overview of the state courts and their functions. ...

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American Politicians Confront the Court

Opposition Politics and Changing Responses to Judicial Power

by Stephen M. Engel

Politicians have long questioned, or even been openly hostile to, the legitimacy of judicial authority, but that authority seems to have become more secure over time. What explains the recurrence of hostilities and yet the security of judicial ...

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