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This collection of twenty-one essays on administrative law provides a snapshot of cutting-edge thinking in this important field, which forms part of the practice of a large portion of the legal profession and affects the lives of all Americans from air quality to car safety and to social security.
The Early Warning System for the Principle of Subsidiarity: Constitutional Theory and Empirical Reality
This text offers a systematic analysis of the European Union's Early Warning System EWS for subsidiarity. The book includes a detailed theoretical analysis of the EWS as well as an assessment of how national parliaments have responded to EU legislative proposals under the system.
Examines and evaluates the 100 most significant investigations of policy failures, bureaucratic mistakes, and personal misconduct undertaken by the US federal government between 1945 and 2012.
By Tony Wright
In this updated Very Short Introduction to British Politics, Tony Wright adds a wealth of new information to highlight the important changes affecting the British political system; including the impact of the fall of New Labour and the rise of the coalition government, the financial crisis, parliamentary scandal, terrorism, and...
Federalism appears in two main forms in the EU. On the one hand, numerous formerly unitary Member States have embarked on a path towards a quasi-federal governance structure. On the other hand, the EU itself is sometimes qualified as a federal system. These essays explore this dual appearance of federalism...
An internationally-recognized authority on constitutional law, national security law, and counterterrorism, William C. Banks believes changing patterns of global conflict are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of armed conflict no longer account for nonstate...