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Constitutional Courts: A Comparative Study

Edited by: Andrew Harding, Peter Leyland

ISBN13: 9780854900633
Published: November 2009
Publisher: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.95



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This book contains an outstanding set of essays on constitutional courts. In many nations constitutional justice can be identified as a central feature of contemporary constitutionalism. Moreover, viewed from a comparative global perspective it is clear that constitutional justice as well as providing a special kind of dispute resolution, also has been turned to as a means of safeguarding conditions of liberal democracy. What characteristics must such a court possess to undertake the tasks that confront them? These contributions by providing an analysis of features such as constitutional context, jurisdictional scope, organisational features and interpretative techniques to give a selective snapshot of the legal characteristics and the operation of constitutional courts across the world.

The chapters by a team of leading international scholars include a general introduction and then focus on: Austria, Central and Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Francophone Africa, South Africa, Latin America, East Asia, Indonesia and Thailand.

ABOUT THE EDITORS Andrew Harding is Director of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives and Chair of Asia-Pacific Relations at the University of Victoria, Canada. Peter Leyland is Professor of Public Law at London Metropolitan University. Both have published extensively in the field of comparative public law and they are joint editors of the series: 'Constitutional Systems of the World'.

Series: JCL Studies in Comparative Law

Reflections on the Supreme Court of Ghana ISBN 9780854901562
Published June 2015
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
The Interaction of Legal Systems: Post-Soviet Approach ISBN 9780854901616
Published April 2015
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Natural Law and Comparative Law ISBN 9780854901548
Published January 2015
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£65.00
The Legal Regime of Chinese Overseas Investment ISBN 9780854901531
Published December 2014
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£65.00
The 1980 Hague Abduction Convention: Comparative Aspects
Edited by: Robert Rains
ISBN 9780854901517
Published November 2014
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Teaching Legal History: Comparative Perspectives ISBN 9780854901456
Published May 2014
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Pasolini's Italian Premonitions: Same-Sex Unions and the Law in Comparative Perspective ISBN 9780854901357
Published May 2014
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
A Court in the City: Civil and Commercial Litigation in London at the Beginning of the 21st Century ISBN 9780854901319
Published October 2013
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Using Legal Culture
Edited by: David Nelken
ISBN 9780854901180
Published September 2012
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Global Wrongs and Private Law Remedies and Procedures ISBN 9780854900916
Published September 2011
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Foundations of Comparative Law: Methods and Typologies ISBN 9780854900923
Published April 2011
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Mixed Legal Systems at New Frontiers
Edited by: Esin Orucu
ISBN 9780854900701
Published May 2010
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00
Building the Civilization of Arbitration ISBN 9780854900688
Published April 2010
Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
£65.00