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  • The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspectiveby Mortimer N.S. Sellers; Tadeusz Tomaszewski

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    This new volume on The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective compares the different conceptions of the rule of law that have developed in different legal cultures. Lawyers and legal scholars from various legal systems describe the social purposes and practical applications of the rule of law, and how it might be improved in the varied circumstances... more...

  • Judicial Review of Legislationby Gerhard Van Der Schyff

    Springer 2010; US$ 69.99

    Constitutionalism is the permanent quest to control state power, of which the judicial review of legislation is a prime example. Although the judicial review of legislation is increasingly common in modern societies, it is not a finished project. This device still raises questions as to whether judicial review is justified, and how it may be structured.... more...

  • Shaping Rule of Law Through Dialogueby Filippo Fontanelli; Giuseppe Martinico; Paolo Carrozza

    Europa Law Publishing 2009; US$ 115.00

    The process of fragmentation of the international legal order and the absence of constitutional devices governing the connections between the various legal regimes can be reduced to a rational picture only through the activity of the judges. Against this background, the judges play a crucial role in creating connections between legal regimes and proceedings. more...

  • Getting to the Rule of Lawby James E. Fleming

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 79.00

    The rule of law has been celebrated as "an unqualified human good" and promoted around the world to secure economic development and political freedom. Yet there is considerable disagreement about just what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or extension of the rule of law, are they advocating a... more...

  • Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Lawby Ian Duncanson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    Historiography, Empire and the Rule of Law considers the intersection of these terms in the historical development of what has come to be known as the ?rule of law?. The book will be invaluable for all those engaged in research and the postgraduate study of socio-legal and constitutional studies, and early modern and modern history. more...

  • Judicial Reconstruction and the Rule of Lawby Angeline Lewis

    BRILL 2012; US$ 160.00

    Challenging the dominant rhetoric of international rule of law operations, this work reasserts the centrality of the community in building its own relationship with law, counselling military interveners to refocus exclusively on restoring security using their extraordinary powers under international law. more...

  • Promoting the Rule of Law Abroadby Thomas Carothers

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2010; US$ 15.99

    "Over the past decade, Carothers has established himself as the leading U.S. expert on democracy promotion. He is a powerful critic not only of the nuts-and-bolts of democracy assistance but also of U.S. grand strategy overall."?SAIS Review Promoting the rule of law has become a major part of Western efforts to spread democracy and market economics... more...

  • State Violence and the Execution of Lawby Joseph Pugliese

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    State Violence and the Execution of Law stages a provocative analysis of how the biopolitical divide between human and animal has played a fundamental role in enabling state violence, including torture, secret imprisonment and killing-at-a-distance via drones. Analyzing the complex ways in which the United States government deploys law in order to... more...

  • Justice Reform and Developmentby Linn A. Hammergren

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the objectives pursued in donor programs, the methods used to advance them, and the underlying assumptions and strategies. It emphasizes the unexpected and sometimes unpleasant consequences of ignoring not only political and societal constraints but also advances in our technical approaches to performance improvement, the one area... more...

  • On the Rule of Lawby Brian Z. Tamanaha

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    This 2004 book explores the history, politics, and theory surrounding the rule of law ideal. more...