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Constitutional & administrative law books

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The Rule of Law in the European Union The Internal Dimension by Theodore Konstadinides The Rule of Law in the European Union The Internal Dimension

This is a book about the internal dimension of the rule of law in the European Union (EU). The EU is a community based on law which adheres to and promotes a set of common values between the Member States....
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Governance by Numbers The Making of a Legal Model of Allegiance by Alain Supiot Governance by Numbers The Making of a Legal Model of Allegiance

Under globalisation, power is no longer grounded in national sovereignty but in the norms immanent to society's optimal functioning. This shift has generated a new normative imagination, which abandons the ideal of obedience to just laws, and which is geared...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Do Great Cases Make Bad Law? by Lackland H., Jr. (Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law) Bloom Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?
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Great cases like hard cases make bad law was Justice Holmes' famous aphorism arguing that the pivotal cases attracting Supreme Court attention make for poor bases upon which to construct a general law. In Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives by Dr. Sarah Nason Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives

Administrative Justice is about public decision-making and the relationship between citizen and state in areas such as health, education, welfare and planning. It includes the law that applies to public body decision-making and the methods for challenging decisions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

American Constitutionalism, Marriage, and the Family Obergefell v. Hodges and U.S. v. Windsor in Context by Patrick N. Cain American Constitutionalism, Marriage, and the Family Obergefell v. Hodges and U.S. v. Windsor in Context

This volume examines the Supreme Court's rulings in U.S. v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges in light of its earlier rulings while also incorporating several prominent accounts of marriage and the family from the history of political philosophy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Legal Science in the Early Republic The Origins of American Legal Thought and Education by Steven J. Macias Legal Science in the Early Republic The Origins of American Legal Thought and Education

This work of legal history explores the intellectual underpinnings of law in the early republic by examining the thought of scientifically minded legal scholars. It understands legal science as a coherent jurisprudential movement that was responsible for the institutionalization of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Second Amendment and Gun Control Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution by Kevin Yuill The Second Amendment and Gun Control Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution

The Second Amendment, by far the most controversial amendment to the US Constitution, will soon celebrate its 225th anniversary. Yet, despite the amount of ink spilled over this controversy, the debate continues on into the 21st century. Initially written with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution by Peter (Full Professor and Vice Dean Research in the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa) Oliver The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution
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The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution provides an ideal first stop for Canadians and non-Canadians seeking a clear, concise, and authoritative account of Canadian constitutional law. The Handbook is divided into six parts: Constitutional History, Institutions and Constitutional Change,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Critical Theory and Legal Autopoiesis The Case for Societal Constiutionalism by Gunther (European University Institute Florence Italy and London School of Economics UK) Teubner Critical Theory and Legal Autopoiesis The Case for Societal Constiutionalism


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Constitutional Coup Privatization's Threat to the American Republic by Jon D. Michaels Constitutional Coup Privatization's Threat to the American Republic

Americans hate bureaucracy-though they love the services it provides-and demand that government run like a business. Hence today's privatization revolution. Jon Michaels shows how the fusion of politics and profits commercializes government and consolidates state power in ways the Constitution's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Gods Over Constitution Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century by Larry Cata Backer Gods Over Constitution Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

This book focuses on the two great shifts in constitutionalist thinking during the last century: the remaking of constitutionalism from a tool of state power to an attempt to systematize, institutionalize, and implement an international higher law; and the rejection...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

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The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review Traversing Taggart's Rainbow by Hanna Wilberg The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review Traversing Taggart's Rainbow

Inspired by the work of Professor Michael Taggart, this collection of essays from across the common law world is concerned with two separate but related themes. First, to what extent and by what means should review on substantive grounds such...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Course Notes: Constitutional and Administrative Law by John McGarry Course Notes: Constitutional and Administrative Law

Course Notes is designed to help you succeed in your law examinations and assessments. Each guide supports revision of an undergraduate and conversion GDL/CPE law degree module by demonstrating good practice in creating and maintaining ideal notes. Course Notes will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Optimize Public Law by Ursula Smartt Optimize Public Law

The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to: Understand the law and remember the details using...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

From the Nation State to Stateless Nations Your Next Government? by Tom W. Bell From the Nation State to Stateless Nations Your Next Government?

Your Next Government? From the Nation State to Stateless Nations reveals the revolution quietly transforming governments bottom-up, inside-out, worldwide.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Your Next Government? From the Nation State to Stateless Nations by Tom W. Bell Your Next Government? From the Nation State to Stateless Nations

Your Next Government? From the Nation State to Stateless Nations reveals the revolution quietly transforming governments bottom-up, inside-out, worldwide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Proportionality New Frontiers, New Challenges by Vicki C. (Harvard Law School, Massachusetts) Jackson Proportionality New Frontiers, New Challenges
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This book presents important new scholarship by leading figures in constitutional law on new challenges for proportionality doctrine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Constitution of Freedom An Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism by Andras (Judge, European Court of Human Rights) Sajo, Renata (Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law, Central Europea Uitz The Constitution of Freedom An Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism
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Informed by a life lived under the oppressions of communism, ECtHR Judge Andras Sajo examines the fundamentals of constitutional systems of government, protection from tyranny, and promotion of freedom in this timely and important book.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/10/2017

Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context by Vittoria (Professor of Comparative Law and Director of the PhD Program in Legal Sciences, University of Florence) Barsotti, Car Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context
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Italian Constitutional Justice in Global Context is the first book ever published in English to provide an international examination of the Italian Constitutional Court (ItCC), offering a comprehensive analysis of its principal lines of jurisprudence, historical origins, organization, procedures, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The National Security Constitution by Paul Scott The National Security Constitution

This book addresses the various ways in which modern approaches to the protection of national security have impacted upon the constitutional order of the United Kingdom. It outlines and assess the constitutional significance of the three primary elements of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Comparative Federalism Constitutional Arrangements and Case Law by Francesco Palermo, Karl Kossler Comparative Federalism Constitutional Arrangements and Case Law
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This is the first comprehensive book that explores the subject of federalism from the perspective of comparative constitutional studies and at the same time places a strong emphasis on how federal systems work in practice. This focus is reflected in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Constitutional Acceleration Within the European Union and Beyond by Dr. Paul Blokker Constitutional Acceleration Within the European Union and Beyond

Modern constitutionalism as an idea and practice is facing great uncertainty in current times. Scholarly debates focus predominantly on constitutions beyond the state, while the predicament of domestic constitutionalism is much less considered. This volume contributes to a theoretically informed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Justice and Empathy Toward a Constitutional Ideal by Robert A. Burt, Robert C. Post Justice and Empathy Toward a Constitutional Ideal
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An impassioned argument for the role of courts as a moral and social agent for change and protecting the vulnerable
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Constitutions, Religion and Politics in Asia Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka by Dian A. H. (National University of Singapore) Shah Constitutions, Religion and Politics in Asia Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka

Shah uncovers the complex interaction between constitutional law, religion and politics in three key plural societies in Asia.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

American Justice 2017 The Supreme Court in Crisis by Kimberly Robinson American Justice 2017 The Supreme Court in Crisis

With the death of associate justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court was plunged into crisis. Refusing to hold hearings or confirm the nominee of a Democratic president almost a year away from a presidential election, the Republican-controlled Senate held the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Courts and Democracies in Asia by Po Jen (The University of Hong Kong) Yap Courts and Democracies in Asia

This book illuminates how law and politics interact in the judicial doctrines and explores how democracy sustains and is sustained by the exercise of judicial power.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law by Kate Elizabeth Brown Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law

Alexander Hamilton is commonly seen as the standard-bearer of an ideology-turned-political party, the Federalists, engaged in a struggle for the soul of the young United States against the Anti-Federalists, and later, the Jeffersonian Republicans. This volume counters such conventional wisdom...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

The Right to Freedom of Assembly A Comparative Study by Orsolya Salat The Right to Freedom of Assembly A Comparative Study

In legal decisions and commentary, freedom of assembly is widely cherished as a precious human right and as indispensable for the preservation of democratic governance. But despite this rhetoric assemblies are subject to extensive regulation, such as prior restraints, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Democratic Constitution Experimentalism and Interpretation by Brian E. Butler The Democratic Constitution Experimentalism and Interpretation

The Supreme Court is seen today as the ultimate arbiter of the Constitution. Once the Court has spoken, it is the duty of the citizens and their elected officials to abide by its decisions. But the conception of the Supreme...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Religion, Law and the Constitution Balancing Beliefs in Britain by Javier Garcia Oliva, Helen Hall Religion, Law and the Constitution Balancing Beliefs in Britain
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This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion. The study encompasses questions of Church/State relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

The EU and the Proliferation of Integration Principles Under the Lisbon Treaty by Francesca Ippolito The EU and the Proliferation of Integration Principles Under the Lisbon Treaty

The entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty has brought about a proliferation of integration principles . In addition to the environmental integration principle, which has been part of the EU legal framework for some time, the Lisbon Treaty introduced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law by Mark Ryan Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutional and administrative law (Public law) is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING CONSTITUTIONAL and ADMINISTRATIVE LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This revised...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

The Federal Idea Public Law Between Governance and Political Life by Amnon Lev The Federal Idea Public Law Between Governance and Political Life

A significant part of the world's population lives under some sort of federal arrangement. And yet, the concepts of federalism and federation remain under-theorised. Federalist theorists have, for the most part, defined their object by opposition to the unitary state....
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

American Constitutional Law Introductory Essays and Selected Cases by Alpheus Thomas (Princeton University) Mason, Donald Grier (Franklin & Marshall College) Stephenson American Constitutional Law Introductory Essays and Selected Cases
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This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

American Constitutional Law Introductory Essays and Selected Cases by Alpheus Thomas (Princeton University) Mason, Donald Grier (Franklin & Marshall College) Stephenson American Constitutional Law Introductory Essays and Selected Cases
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This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Bill of Rights by Salem Press The Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is a comprehensive survey of all aspects of the U.S. Bill of Rights; from its origins to its role in modern American history. Special attention is given to the organic relationship of the Bill of Rights...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Building the Bloc Intraparty Organization in the US Congress by Ruth (University of Chicago) Bloch Rubin Building the Bloc Intraparty Organization in the US Congress

When will dissident members of a Congress successfully seize power from their party leaders and fellow lawmakers? When they organize.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Building the Bloc Intraparty Organization in the US Congress by Ruth (University of Chicago) Bloch Rubin Building the Bloc Intraparty Organization in the US Congress

When will dissident members of a Congress successfully seize power from their party leaders and fellow lawmakers? When they organize.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Gender Justice and Legal Reform in Egypt Negotiating Muslim Family Law by Mulki Al-Sharmani Gender Justice and Legal Reform in Egypt Negotiating Muslim Family Law

A rich multidimensional study of Muslim family law reform and gender justice in Egypt
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law by Brian (Senior Lecturer at Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool) Thompson, Michael (Senior Lecturer at Liverpoo Gordon Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law
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Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law provides an essential collection of key primary and secondary materials with incisive commentary from the authors.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Foundations and Traditions of Constitutional Amendment by Richard Albert The Foundations and Traditions of Constitutional Amendment

There is growing interest in constitutional amendment from a comparative perspective. Comparative constitutional amendment is the study of how constitutions change through formal and informal means, including alteration, revision, evolution, interpretation, replacement and revolution. The field invites scholars to draw...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

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