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  • The Law and Legitimacy of Imposed Constitutions

    Edited by Richard Albert, Xenophon Contiades, Alkmene Fotiadou

    Constitutions are often seen as the product of the free will of a people exercising their constituent power. This, however, is not always the case, particularly when it comes to `imposed constitutions’. In recent years the divide between constituent and constituted power has been revisited, raising…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Comparative Constitutional Change

  • God(s) Over Constitution

    Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

    By Larry Catá Backer

    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 of this development by…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • International Development

    By Sundhya Pahuja

    This book contests current approaches to law and development insofar as these depend upon two premises: first, that development is the means by which global human well-being is to be achieved; and, second that law – both domestic and international – may be used to affect that development. Asking…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Critical Approaches to Law

  • After the Judicial Revolution

    How Regime Politics Constituted and Constrained the Gleeson Court

    By Rebecca D. Gill, Jason Pierce

    Over the last thirty years, supreme courts across the common law world have been undergoing revolutionary changes in their roles and responsibilities and a concomitant global expansion of judicial power and politicization of courts. While much has been written about the events leading up to these,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Welfare Law

    Edited by Lucy A. Williams

    This title was first published in 2001: Welfare law is a legal field integral to most jurisprudential formulations, whether artificially designated as doctrinal, theoretical or practical. At its core, legal discourse regarding welfare challenges the formulations traditionally viewed as ’pre-legal’,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Relocating Criminal Law

    By Peter Alldridge

    This title was first published in 2000:  Criminal law is a continually evolving and reactive element in modern legal systems. Until relatively recently it was not an offence to launder money or to deal in shares as an outsider with privileged information. Now very severe sentences are imposed…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lawless v Ireland (1957–1961): The First Case Before the European Court of Human Rights

    An International Miscarriage of Justice?

    By Brian Doolan

    This title was first published in 2001. The case of Lawless v Ireland is a landmark in the development of human rights jurisprudence. Stemming from the introduction of detention without trial by the Irish government in response to the resurgence of political violence, much of the material relevant…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Natural Law

    Edited by Robert P. George

    Title first published in 2003. This volume features important essays by leading contemporary natural law theorists and their critics. Readers will gain a clear sense of the state of the debate on such issues as the moral basis of legal obligation, the relationship between law and morality, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-Imagining Justice

    Progressive Interpretations of Formal Equality, Rights, and the Rule of Law

    By Robin L. West

    This title was first published in 2003. Resurrecting the neglected question of what we mean by legal justice, this book seeks to re-imagine rather than simply critique our contemporary notions of the rule of law, rights and legal equality. This work of reconstruction offers a progressive and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Privity

    Private Justice or Public Regulation

    Edited by Peter Kincaid

    This title was first published in 2001. Privity is an extensive analysis of the theoretical issues raised by the question of third-party rights in contract. More than just an examination of the practical problems of the Privity rule itself, it questions whether contract is to be seen as a matter of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Legal Rules and Legal Reasoning

    By Larry Alexander

    This title was first published in 2000:  This two-volume collection of essays brings together major contemporary theoretical works on freedom of speech. Volume I, begins with a theoretical overview of freedom of speech and then turns to the topics of what justifies freedom of speech and what…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Law

    Edited by Peter S. Menell

    This title was first published in 2002. Since the importance of environmental governance was realised in the late 1960s and early 1970s, this vibrant area of law has witnessed much change. Assembling insightful essays from a number of key contributors, Environmental Law takes stock of developments…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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