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Towards Juristocracy: The Origins and Consequences of the New Constitutionalism

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ISBN13: 9780674012646
ISBN: 067401264X
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Country of Publication: United States
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9780674025479

In countries and supranational entities around the globe, constitutional reform has transferred an unprecedented amount of power from representative institutions to judiciaries. The constitutionalization of rights and the establishment of judicial review are widely believed to have benevolent and progressive origins, and significant redistributive, power-diffusing consequences. Ran Hirschl challenges this conventional wisdom.