Law: Public Law

  • Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review book cover

    Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review

    1st Edition

    By John McGarry

    In the late 1980s, a vigorous debate began about how we may best justify, in constitutional terms, the English courts’ jurisdiction to judicially review the exercise of public power derived from an Act of Parliament. Two rival theories emerged in this debate, the ultra vires theory and the common…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy book cover

    The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Ron Levy, Graeme Orr

    Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even the product of democracy. Yet analysis of these laws of politics has been hobbled by a limited set of theories about politics. Largely absent is the perspective of deliberative…

    Hardback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Church and State in Scotland: Developing law book cover

    Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law, 1st Edition

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia book cover

    Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Shifting Centres of Gravity in Human Rights Protection: Rethinking Relations between the ECHR, EU, and National Legal Orders book cover

    Shifting Centres of Gravity in Human Rights Protection

    Rethinking Relations between the ECHR, EU, and National Legal Orders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oddný Mjöll Arnardóttir, Antoine Buyse

    This book brings together researchers from the fields of international human rights law, EU law and constitutional law to reflect on the tug-of-war over the positioning of the centre of gravity of human rights protection in Europe. It addresses both the position of the Convention system vis-à-vis…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Internet and Constitutional Law: The protection of fundamental rights and constitutional adjudication in Europe book cover

    The Internet and Constitutional Law

    The protection of fundamental rights and constitutional adjudication in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oreste Pollicino, Graziella Romeo

    This book analyses emerging constitutional principles addressing the regulation of the internet at both the national and the supranational level. These principles have arisen from cases involving the protection of fundamental rights. This is the reason why the book explores the topic thorough the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion: A Comparative Administrative Law Study book cover

    The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sofia Ranchordás, Boudewijn de Waard

    This book examines different legal systems and analyses how the judge in each of them performs a meaningful review of the proportional use of discretionary powers by public bodies. Although the proportionality test is not equally deep-rooted in the literature and case-law of France, Germany, the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Militant Democracy: Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond book cover

    Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Svetlana Tyulkina

    The term ‘militant democracy’ was coined by Karl Loewenstein in the 1930s. He argued that attempts to establish democracy in the Weimar Republic failed due to the lack of militancy against subversive movements. The concept of militant democracy was introduced to legal scholarship and constitutional…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge

  • Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State: The Making of the Right to Information Act book cover

    Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act, 1st Edition

    By Prashant Sharma

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice: Critical Inquiries book cover

    Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice

    Critical Inquiries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helena Alviar García, Karl Klare, Lucy A. Williams

    Since World War II, a growing number of jurisdictions in both the developing and industrialized worlds have adopted progressive constitutions that guarantee social and economic rights (SER) in addition to political and civil rights. Parallel developments have occurred at transnational level with…

    Hardback – 2014-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland book cover

    Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Jessie Blackbourn

    The Northern Ireland peace process has been heralded by those involved as a successful example of transformation from a violent conflict to a peaceful society. This book examines the implementation of the Belfast Agreement in Northern Ireland, and evaluates whether its goal to establish a normal,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham: Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence' book cover

    The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham

    Essays on 'Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence', 1st Edition

    Edited by Guillaume Tusseau

    Gathering together an impressive array of legal scholars from around the world, this book features essays on Jeremy Bentham’s major legal theoretical treatise, Of the Limits of the Penal Branch of Jurisprudence, reassessing Bentham’s theories of law as well as his impact on jurisprudence. While…

    Hardback – 2014-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

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