Public Law Products

  • Fenwick on Civil Liberties & Human Rights

    5th Edition

    By Helen Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    More than merely describing the evolution of human rights and civil liberties law, this classic textbook provides students with detailed and thought-provoking coverage of the most crucial developments in the field, clearly explaining the law in context and practice. Updated throughout for this new…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Militant Democracy

    Undemocratic Political Parties and Beyond

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • The Accountability Gap in EU law

    By Marios Costa

    Almost two decades ago, the fall of the Santer Commission against a background of allegations of maladministration and nepotism had the effect of placing accountability on the political agenda of the EU institutions. More recently, the non-ratification of the Constitutional Treaty, the difficulties…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses

    An Historical and Normative Analysis

    By Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis

    In recent years, Sunset Clauses have mostly been associated with emergency legislation introduced in the wake of terrorist attacks. However, as this book demonstrates, they have a long history and a substantial constitutional impact on the separation of powers and the rule of law. In addition, the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Text, Cases and Materials on Public Law and Human Rights

    4th Edition

    By Helen Fenwick, Gavin Phillipson, Alexander Williams

    This book interweaves an authoritative authorial commentary – significantly expanded from the last edition - with extracts from a diverse and contemporary collection of cases and materials from three leading academics in the field. It provides an all-encompassing student guide to constitutional,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in the Media

    Fear and Fetish

    Edited by Eleanor Drywood, Michelle Farrell, Edel Hughes

    Human rights law has a significant impact today, globally and at the domestic level, on law, politics and life. Despite its extensive institutionalisation and its universal, transnational and domestic acceptance and presence, the value of human rights law is highly contested in politics and in…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Civil Procedure

    4th Edition

    By Gilbert Kodilinye, Vanessa Kodilinye

    This new fourth edition of a well-established book is a timely response to the continuing development of the new rules of civil procedure in force in most of the jurisdictions of the English-speaking Caribbean. The new edition has been substantially revised to cover amendments to, and recent case…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Civil Rights in Public Service

    By Phillip J. Cooper

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans and Latino Americans, even…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Intention, Supremacy and the Theories of Judicial Review

    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 – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Constitutionalism in the Global Realm

    A Sociological Approach

    By Poul F. Kjaer

    This book develops a sociologically informed theory of constitutionalism in the global realm, addressing both national and transnational forms of constitutional ordering. The book begins with the argument that current approaches to constitutionalism remain tied to a state-based conception of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Law of Deliberative Democracy

    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

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