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  • Reinforcing Rule of Law Oversight in the European Unionby Carlos Closa; Dimitry Kochenov

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This book provides an analysis of key approaches to rule of law oversight in the EU and identifies deeper theoretical problems. more...

  • Constitutional Politics in Central and Eastern Europeby Anna Fruhstorfer; Michael Hein

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.95

    The contributions to this edited volume discuss constitutional politics in 20 Central and Eastern European countries. The country chapters describe all constitutional amendments and new constitutions after the first post-communist constitution-making, all failed amendment attempts, and the political discourses about constitutional politics.... more...

  • The U.S. Constitution: The Citizen's Annotated Editionby Ray Raphael

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 1.99

    A Vintage Shorts Original Selection As Khizr Khan dramatically demonstrated at this year?s Democratic National Convention, the U.S. Constitution is the central point of reference in our political debates?the bedrock document from which we derive our policies on topics as diverse and galvanizing as immigration, gun ownership, voting rights, taxation,... more...

  • Gefährderkonzepte in der Kriminalpolitikby Vasiliki Chalkiadaki

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 50.80

    Die Forschungsarbeit analysiert vergleichend die straf- und gefahrenabwehrrechtlichen Vorschriften sowie die Polizeipraktiken hinsichtlich des Umgangs mit ?Gefährdern? in den Bereichen Terrorismus, Fußballgewalt und Rückfall von haftentlassenen Sexualstraftätern. Die Verfasserin stellt fest, dass sich gemeinsame rechtspolitische Ansätze zur Schaffung... more...

  • The Obama White House and the Supreme Courtby Jeffrey Toobin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Selection The bestselling and prizewinning author of The Nine and American Heiress tells the dramatic and gripping insider?s story of the momentous ideological war fought between the Obama White House and the Supreme Court. President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts could not be more different. Obama, a legal conservative grappling... more...

  • The Accountability Gap in EU lawby Marios Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 of the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty and the... more...

  • The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clausesby Antonios Emmanouil Kouroutakis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 constitutional value of such clauses is examined from... more...

  • The Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africaby Allehone M. Abebe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As of the end of 2015, there were 40.8 civilians who had been internally displaced by conflicts and effects of natural disasters in various parts of the world. Internally displaced persons (IDPs) are currently the largest group of persons receiving assistance from some of the main international humanitarian organisations. With the largest concentration... more...

  • Against the New Constitutionalismby Tamas Gyorfi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Ever since the Second World War, a new constitutional model has emerged worldwide that gives a pivotal role to judges. Against the New Constitutionalism challenges this reigning paradigm and develops a distinctively liberal position against strong constitutional review that puts the emphasis on epistemic considerations. The author considers whether... more...

  • Twisting Title IXby Robert L. Shibley

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 5.99

    This is the story of how Title IX, a 1972 law intended to ban sex discrimination in education, became a monster that both the federal government and many college administrators treat as though it supersedes both the U.S. Constitution and hundreds of years of common law. It's a story about the victims of this lawmen and women bothand of the unaccountable... more...