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  • The Democratic Constitutionby Brian E. Butler

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    The Supreme Court is seen today as the ultimate arbiter of the Constitution. Once the Court has spoken, it is the duty of the citizens and their elected officials to abide by its decisions. But the conception of the Supreme Court as the final interpreter of constitutional law took hold only relatively recently. Drawing on the pragmatic ideals characterized... more...

  • Core Statutes on Public Law & Civil Liberties 2017-18by Rhona Smith; Eimear Spain; Richard Glancey

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 8.23

    Well-selected and authoritative, Palgrave Core Statutes provide the key materials needed by students in a format that is clear, compact and very easy to use. They are ideal for use in exams. more...

  • Religion, Law and the Constitutionby Javier García Oliva; Helen Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the existing constitutional and legal system in England, Wales and Scotland, through the prism of its treatment of religion and belief. The study encompasses questions of Church/state relations, but pushes far beyond these. It asks whether the approach to religion which has spread out from establishment to permeate the whole... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitutionby Peter Oliver; Patrick Macklem; Nathalie Des Rosiers

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of the Canadian Constitution provides an ideal first stop for Canadians and non-Canadians seeking a clear, concise, and authoritative account of Canadian constitutional law. The Handbook is divided into six parts: Constitutional History, Institutions and Constitutional Change, Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian Constitution,... more...

  • Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitutionby Keith Richotte Jr.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    In an auditorium in Belcourt, North Dakota, on a chilly October day in 1932, Robert Bruce and his fellow tribal citizens held the political fate of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in their hands. Bruce, and the others, had been asked to adopt a tribal constitution, but he was unhappy with the document, as it limited tribal governmental... more...

  • Democratic Decline in Hungaryby András L. Pap

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 55.00

    This book shows the rise and morphology of a self-identified `illiberal democracy’, the first 21 st century illiberal political regime arising in the European Union. Since 2010, Viktor Orbán’s governments in Hungary have convincingly offered an anti-modernist and anti-cosmopolitan/anti-European Unionist rhetoric, discourse and constitutional identity... more...

  • National Security Secrecyby Sudha Setty

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    This book considers how excessive national security secrecy undercuts democracy and the rule of law, necessitating comparative and critical analysis toward potential reforms. more...

  • Constituents Before Assemblyby Todd A. Eisenstadt; A. Carl LeVan; Tofigh Maboudi

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    When building democracy through new constitutions, the level of participation matters more than the content of the constitution itself. This book examines this theory. more...

  • Die Enteignungby Otto Depenheuer; Foroud Shirvani

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 69.22

    Dieses Buch beleuchtet das traditionsreiche Rechtsinstitut der Enteignung aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven in systematischer Absicht. Rechtsgeschichtliche und verfassungshistorische Aspekte der Enteignung ermöglichen eine erfahrungsgesättigte wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit diesem Rechtsinstitut, der rechtsvergleichende Blick auf die verschiedenen... more...

  • Watching Outby Julian Burnside

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 20.99

    ‘When put to the test, most people have difficulty identifying what justice is, especially when there is tension between proper process and a desired result. Due process is inherent in our conception of justice. But bad process can yield the right result, just as good process can produce the wrong result. The legal system is designed to produce justice.... more...