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  • Democratization and the Judiciaryby Roberto Gargarella; Siri Gloppen; Elin Skaar

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the current global move towards strong constitutional government,... more...

  • Benthamby James Steintrager

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1977 this volume challenges the accepted interpretations of Bentham's political thought and in particular the landmark criticism by John Stuart Mill and Elie Halévy, the author consulted the extensive manuscript collections left by Bentham to the University of London and the British museum in the preparation of this volume. more...

  • The Least Examined Branchby Richard W. Bauman; Tsvi Kahana

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    This book, first published in 2006, addresses the role of legislatures in constitutional democracies. more...

  • The Constitution of Lawby David Dyzenhaus

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Deals with the legal question of how governments should respond to emergencies and terrorism. more...

  • Law in Times of Crisisby Oren Gross; Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76

    Presents a systematic and comprehensive attempt by legal scholars to conceptualize the theory of emergency powers. more...

  • Lobbyists, Governments and Public Trust, 1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00

    Lobbying can improve policy making by providing valuable insights and data, but it can also result in unfair advantages for vested interests if the process is opaque and standards are lax.‪‪ Lobbying is resource intensive. The financial services sector in the United States spent USD 3.4 billion lobbying the federal government between... more...

  • Sovereignty, Emergency, Legalityby Austin Sarat

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines law's complex relationship to sovereign power and emergency conditions and places today's responses to emergency in historical and institutional context. more...

  • Coercing Virtueby Robert H. Bork

    Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 19.00

    Judge Robert H. Bork will deliver the Barbara Frum Historical Lecture at the University of Toronto in March 2002. This annual lecture ?on a subject of contemporary history in historical perspective? was established in memory of Barbara Frum and will be broadcast on the CBC Radio program Ideas . In Coercing Virtue , former US solicitor general Robert... more...

  • A Natural Experiment on Electoral Law Reformby Daniela Giannetti; Bernard Grofman

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    A Natural Experiment on Electoral Law Reform provides an overview of post-WWII politics and electoral reform in Italy and Japan. Within this comparative framework, the authors explore changes in party competition, candidate selection mechanisms, and intra-party politics. more...

  • Die Macht der Judikativeby André Brodocz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 37.75

    Vorwort Judikative Macht wird ausgeübt, wenn Gerichtsurteile über die legitime Geltung e- kutiver und legislativer Akte befolgt werden. Judikative Macht setzt damit zunächst zweierlei voraus: Zum einen lassen sich die Handlungen und Entscheidungen der E- kutive und Legislative an etwas bemessen, das ihnen wie eine Verfassung normativ vorangeht. Zum... more...