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  • Regulating Judicial Elections

    Assessing State Codes of Judicial Conduct

    By C. Scott Peters

    State judicial elections are governed by a unique set of rules that enforce longstanding norms of judicial independence by limiting how judicial candidates campaign. These rules have been a key part of recent debates over judicial elections and have been the subject of several U.S. Supreme Court…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Religion, Law and the Constitution

    Balancing Beliefs in Britain

    By Javier García Oliva, Helen Hall

    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 religion which has spread out…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Freedom of Expression and Religious Hate Speech in Europe

    By Erica Howard

    In recent years, the Danish cartoons affair, the Charlie Hebdo murders and the terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris have resulted in increasingly strident anti-Islamic speeches by politicians. This raises questions about the limits to freedom of expression and whether this freedom can and should…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • States of Emergency and the Law

    The Experience of Bangladesh

    By M. Ehteshamul Bari

    In Bangladesh, the absence of effective constitutional safeguards for governing emergency regimes has resulted in each of the five emergencies being invoked on the imprecise ground of internal disturbance. Two of these emergencies were even continued after the alleged threat posed to the life of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutionalism in Muslim Majority States

  • Domestic Counter-Terrorism in a Global World

    Post-9/11 Institutional Structures and Cultures in Canada and the United Kingdom

    By Daniel Alati

    Although both Canada and the United Kingdom had experienced terrorism prior to the attacks of 9/11 and already had in place extensive provisions to deal with terrorism, the events of that day led to the enactment of new and expansive counter-terrorism legislation being enacted in both jurisdictions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • The Judge and the Proportionate Use of Discretion

    A Comparative Administrative Law Study

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law and Religion

    Edited by Silvio Ferrari

    The field of law and religion studies has undergone a profound transformation over the last thirty years, looking beyond traditional relationships between State and religious communities to include rights of religious liberty and the role of religion in the public space. This handbook features new,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Surveillance, Counter-Terrorism and Comparative Constitutionalism

    Edited by Fergal Davis, Nicola McGarrity, George Williams

    The decade after 11 September 2001 saw the enactment of counter-terrorism laws around the world. These laws challenged assumptions about public institutions, human rights and constitutional law. Those challenges are particularly apparent in the context of the increased surveillance powers granted…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

    12th Edition

    By Hilaire Barnett

    Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism, Democracy and Religious Freedom

    To be Fully Human

    By Hans-Martien ten Napel

    In both Europe and North America it can be argued that the associational and institutional dimensions of the right to freedom of religion or belief are increasingly coming under pressure. This book demonstrates why a more classical understanding of the idea of a liberal democracy can allow for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Democracy and the Human Rights Act

    Republican Analysis of Citizen Power

    By Dennis Dixon

    This book discusses the extent to which the UK Human Rights Act successfully balances protection of rights and democracy. It is generally accepted that the Act prevents government from violating fundamental rights, but the extent to which the Act can legitimately be overridden as a result of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book

    By Matthew Cain Ormondroyd

    The Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book is a concise, practical guide to the legal and practical issues surrounding non-domestic rates and council tax. An essential tool for busy tax collection practitioners in local authorities and private practice, it will also be suitable for a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

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