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  • Judicial Independence and the American Constitutionby Martin Redish

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 55.00 US$ 49.99

    The Framers of the American Constitution, learning from the failed republican governments of the past, took special pains to temper their newly formed republic with enduring fundamental governing principles insulated from the reach of simple majorities. Only by super-majoritarian amendment could these fundamental constitutional dictates be modified.... more...

  • The Establishment Clauseby Leonard W. Levy

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    Leonard Levy's classic work examines the circumstances that led to the writing of the establishment clause of the First Amendment: 'Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. . . .' He argues that, contrary to popular belief, the framers of the Constitution intended to prohibit government aid to religion even on an impartial... more...

  • The Governance of EU Fundamental Rightsby Mark Dawson

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book represents the first attempt to examine how EU fundamental rights are protected and enforced by EU governing bodies. more...

  • Colombian Constitutional Lawby Manuel Jose Cepeda Espinosa; David Landau

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 94.99

    This book provides in English the case law of the Colombian Constitutional Court, which has become one of the most creative and important courts of the global south and the world since its creation in 1991. It offers concise and carefully chosen extracts of the Court's most important cases, along with notes and introductory materials to place them... more...

  • Constitutional Ethosby Alexander Tsesis

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    Constitutional Ethos persuasively demonstrates the relevance of the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution's Preamble to constitutional interpretation. Tsesis skillfully uses history, doctrine, and philosophical analysis to demonstrate the relevance of principle to the resolution of contemporary legal issues from healthcare, to campaign... more...

  • Evidence of the Lawby Gary Lawson

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    How does one prove the law? If your neighbor breaks your window, the law regulates how you can show your claim to be true or false; but how do you prove that in breaking your window your neighbor has broken the law? American jurisprudence devotes an elaborate body of doctrine?and an equally elaborate body of accompanying scholarly commentary?to worrying... more...

  • Einfluss des Allgemeinen Persönlichkeitsrechts auf den einfachgesetzlichen Datenschutzby Diane Rataj

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.92

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit dem virtuellen Speicher als einem Aspekt des Cloud Computing und der Datenschutzgrundverordnung. In Anlehnung an das Urteil des BVerfG vom Februar 2008 zur Online-Durchsuchung wird zunächst untersucht, ob sich die getroffenen Aussagen und das herausgestellte Grundrecht auf Gewährleistung der Vertraulichkeit und Integrität... more...

  • Unwarrantedby Barry Friedman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 19.60

    ?At a time when policing in America is at a crossroads, Barry Friedman provides much-needed insight, analysis, and direction in his thoughtful new book. Unwarranted illuminates many of the often ignored issues surrounding how we police in America and highlights why reform is so urgently needed. This revealing book comes at a critically important... more...

  • Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendmentsby Yaniv Roznai

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 74.99

    Can constitutional amendments be unconstitutional? Using theoretical and comparative approaches, Roznai establishes the nature and scope of constitutional amendment powers by focusing on substantive limitations, looking at their prevalence in practice and the conceptual coherence of the very idea of limitations to constitutional amendment powers. more...

  • Free Speech Beyond Wordsby Mark V. Tushnet; Alan K. Chen; Joseph Blocher

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 22.40

    An explanation of how nonrepresentational art, instrumental music, and nonsense are protected by the First Amendment The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson Pollock?s paintings, Arnold Schöenberg?s music, and Lewis Carroll?s poem ?Jabberwocky? are ?unquestionably shielded? by the First Amendment. Nonrepresentational art, instrumental... more...