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By Robert Rubin
Focusing on a conflict in Alabama during the 1980s, Robert Daniel Rubin considers how conservative evangelicals forged a political identity. To protect Christianity's role in public education, they both resisted and solicited the federal courts. This book will be of interest to historians, political scientists, and constitutional lawyers.
Focusing on the protection of rights in the UK, this book establishes a framework for interactions to better protect rights, facilitate deliberation, engage citizens, and provide for checks and balances. It further evaluates how well these values are achieved in the UK constitution now, and in light of a British...
Wade & Forsyth's Administrative Law is the definitive account of the principles of judicial review and the administrative arrangements of the United Kingdom. Firmly established among the foremost rank of legal textbooks, it stands unparalleled in both scope and detail.
Despite western Europe's traditional disdain for the United States' "adversarial legalism," the European Union is shifting toward a similar approach to the law, according to Daniel Kelemen. Coining the term "eurolegalism" to describe the hybrid, he shows how the political and organizational realities of the EU make this shift inevitable.
Examines opinions by constitutional courts in liberal democracies to better understand the logic and nature of constitutional review. This book argues that the constitutional judge's role is nothing like that of the legislator or chief executive, or even the ordinary judge.
Intends to propose a fresh way of interpreting the Constitution, one that respects the Constitution's text and history but also refuses to view the document as frozen in time. This work shows how the meaning of the Constitution is reestablished in every generation as fresh social commitments and ideas compel...
A Practical Approach to Local Government Law is a clear and accessible guide to the full range of law and legislation relating to local government. This new edition brings the book fully up to date by covering legislative change since 1997 including the Local Government Act 2003 and the new...