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Defining the field of comparative constitutional law

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional law.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-250) and index.

    Statementedited by Vicki C. Jackson and Mark Tushnet ; foreword by William H. Rehnquist.
    ContributionsJackson, Vicki C., Tushnet, Mark V., 1945-.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3165 .D44 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747487M
    ISBN 100275970698
    LC Control Number2002019629

    Although the field of constitutional law has become increasingly comparative in recent years, its geographic focus has remained limited. South Asia, despite being the site of the world's largest democracy and a vibrant if turbulent constitutionalism, is . The book is aimed at both experts in the field of comparative constitutional law and new scholars, as well as political scientists. In the chapters that follow the introduction, Tushnet attempts to touch on a number of issues that scholars of comparative constitutional law have addressed before, from the point of view of cosmopolitanism. 2.   5. This example by the UK Law Commission illustrates the mischief which the law of corruption is concerned with: the fundamental mischief (B’s breach of duty), and the mischief of temptation (A’s temptation of B, by bribery, to breach his or her duty). Corruption is an offence because not only is it a fraud on the principal by improperly putting the principal’s private .


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"Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law is an important contribution to a rich tradition of public law scholarship on courts and constitutions in comparative perpective."-The Law and Politics Book Review About the Author.

VICKI C. JACKSON is Professor of Law, Georgetown University. Format: Hardcover. ?Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law is an important contribution to a rich tradition of public law scholarship on courts and constitutions in comparative perpective.?-The Law and Read more.

"Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law is an important contribution to a rich tradition of public law scholarship on courts and constitutions in comparative perpective."-The Law and Politics Book Review About the Author.

VICKI C. JACKSON is Professor of Law, Georgetown University. Format: Hardcover. Book Chapter Donald P. Kommers, Comparative Constitutional Law: Its Increasing Relevance, in Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law 61 (Vicki C.

Jackson & Mark V. Tushnet eds., ) Jackson, Tushnet, and their contributors, distinguished jurists and legal scholars from around the world, seek to define the field of constitutional law, sometimes expressly but more Author: Donald P.

Kommers. Constitutional Conceptions and Constitutional Comparativism by Lorraine E. Weinrib For Further Reading Index. Reviews/Endorsements Reviews. Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law is an important contribution to a rich tradition of public law scholarship on courts and constitutions in comparative perpective.

—The Law and Politics. Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law by Vicki C. Jackson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). This book is a research handbook on comparative constitutional law and contains a valuable compilation of articles on different aspects of this interesting topic this is a valuable book that will assist those interested in putting the constitutional aspects Cited by: Essays seeking to define the field of comparative constitutional law.

Jackson, Tushnet, and their contributors, distinguished jurists and legal scholars from around the world, seek to define the field of constitutional law, sometimes expressly but more often by illustrating the way in which each writer thinks about comparative constitutional law.

DEFINING THE FIELD OF COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Edited by Vicki C. Jackson and Mark Tushnet FOREWORD BY WILLIAM H. REHNQUIST Chief Justice of the United States. The New Constitutional Order (Princeton U. Press ).

The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies (Peter Cane & Mark V. Tushnet eds., Oxford Univ. Press ). Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law (Vicki C.

Jackson & Mark Tushnet eds., Praeger ). And L. Michael Seidman et al., Constitutional Law (Little, Brown and Co. 4th ed. ).Alma mater: Harvard University (BA), Yale Graduate. book examines how the values of constitutional l The first comprehensive reference in the field of comparative constitutional law, providing guidance on the current state of research for all those working in the discipline identify its defining features and to assess the.

convinced that comparative constitutional law is so clearly behind in the field of law more generally—which across many areas could benefit from more of the methodological rigor that Hirschl advocates.

14See, e.g., Anna di Robilant, Big Questions Comparative Law, 96 File Size: KB. Comparative constitutional law is a newly energized field in the early 21st century. Never before has the field had such a broad range of interdisciplinary interest, with lawyers, politi.

English, Book edition: Defining the field of comparative constitutional law / edited by Vicki C. Jackson and Mark Tushnet ; foreword by William H. Rehnquist. Get this edition User activity. Book Chapter. Samuel Bray, Equity in Equity and Law: Fusion and Fission 31(John C.P.

Goldberg, Henry E. Smith & P.G. Turner, ed., ) The fusion of law and equity in common law systems was a crucial moment in the development of the modern law. Common law and equity were historically the two principal sources of rules and remedies in the judge-made law of.

Comparative constitutional law is a newly energized field in the early 21st century. Never before has the field had such a broad range of interdisciplinary interest, with lawyers, politi-cal scientists, sociologists and even economists making contributions to our collective under-standing of how constitutions are formed and how they operate.

The New Constitutional Order (Prininceton U. Press ). The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies (Peter Cane & Mark V. Tushnet eds., Oxford U. Press ). Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law (Vicki C.

Jackson & Mark Tushnet eds., Praeger ). And L. Michael Seidman et al., Constitutional Law (Little, Brown and Co. 4th ed. David Landau, Legal Pragmatism and Comparative Constitutional Law, in Elgar Handbook on Comparative Constitutional Theory (forthcoming ), available at KendeLaw is a practical field.

It resolves concrete disputes. Constitutional law, however, is often thought of as more theoretical than practical. For example, a common current debate in. The Possibilities of Comparative Constitutional Law Mark Tushnett Scholars in the field of general comparative law have paid a great Of course, comparative constitutional law can and probably should be part of the general liberal education of lawyers in.

Tushnet and Jackson co-wrote “Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law.” Jackson, an expert in constitutional law, federalism and comparative law, recently argued before the Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriage, taking the position that Court lacked jurisdiction on the case. BOSTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW [Vol.

Writing inpolitical scientist Jennifer Widner considered the absence of a shared intellectual foundation in comparative law scholarship.6 Comparative politics, she pointed out, was in no better position.7 But her prescription was not to unify the field with a perfected method or approach.8 Instead, she.

Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law by Vicki C. Jackson (Editor); Mark Tushnet (Editor) Call Number: Reserves 2nd Floor -- KD44 ISBN: Author: Margaret Clark. Professor Tushnet, who graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School and served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, specializes in constitutional law and theory, including comparative constitutional law.

His research includes studies examining (skeptically) the practice of judicial review in the United States and around the world. Ø Constitutional Law and Millennium Development Goals – Globalization and Constitutional Law Ø Amending Powers – Limits SUGGESTED READINGS* Books 1.

Comparative Constitutional Law (2nd ed., Wadhwa Nagpur, ). Comparative Federalism (Lexis Nexis, ). Size: KB. Mark Tushnet, The Possibilities of Comparative Constitutional Law () Yale.L.J. (included in reading material) Further suggested readings 5. Vicki C. Jackson and Mark V. Tushnet, Comparative Constitutional Law, Foundation Press, pp 6.

Donald Kommers, The Value of Comparative Constitutional Law, 9 J. Marshall J. Prac. Get this from a library. LEGITIMACY GAP: secularism, religion, and culture in comparative constitutional law.

[VINCENT DEPAIGNE] -- This book addresses the 'legitimacy gap' created by the removal of religion as a source of legitimacy for the foundation of secular states, when many of the world's states are still profoundly. In the difficult process of sorting out such vexing questions, Martha Field has written a landmark book.

Showing that the problem is rather too much applicable law than too little, she discusses contract law and constitutional law, custody and adoption law, and the rights of biological fathers as well as the laws governing sperm donation.

Introduction 3 gender equality, and was one of the inspirations for this book. The second book, by Helen Irving, is Gender and the Constitution: Equity and Agency in Comparative Constitutional Design, the first book to take a design-based approach to the subject.

Ratna Kapur is a global legal scholar. She has lectured and published on issues of human rights, international law, and constitutional law, in particular on secularism, freedom of expression, equality, and gender equality and sexual rights around the world.

'Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law by Mark Tushnet is a short book that packs a great deal for different audiences and should be an indispensable resource for students as well as scholars in this rapidly expanding field. On one level, the book provides a clear and succinct introduction perfectly fit for the novice.5/5(1).

It is a book that will be discussed in the field of comparative constitutional law for years to come. Albert’s book focuses on his specialty, the study of constitutional amendments.

It powerfully argues that amendment rules shouldn’t be treated as a mere appendage to a constitution’s text, but rather as the most important part of a. An important question raised by the growth of the field of comparative constitutional law is how to define the outer boundaries of the phenomenon to be studied.

The study of compara-tive constitutional law, most scholars agree, is something distinct from the study of compara-tive private law or non-constitutional law, but scholars also differ. Those judgments and regulations were then explained in figure or statistics. The comparative constitutional law method has functioned to appraise other countries' experiences, including Author: Mark Tushnet.

The latter is the method I was introduced to by Prof Giovanni Bognetti, one of the most prominent comparative constitutional law scholars in Italy, 2 x He belonged to a generation of Italian scholars who inaugurated a series of seminal studies in comparative constitutional law in Italy (with G.

Lombardi, A. Pizzorusso and G. de Vergottini Author: Antonia Baraggia. The field of comparative constitutional law has grown immensely over the past couple of decades. Once a minor and obscure adjunct to the field of domestic constitutional law, comparative constitutional law has now moved front and centre.

Driven by the global spread of democratic government and the expansion of international human rights law, the prominence and visibility. See, e.g., DEFINING THE FIELD OF COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Vicki Jackson & Mark Tushnet eds., ).

While illuminating in many respects, none of the essays in this collection, its bold title notwithstanding, address the issue of meth-odology in the study of comparative constitutional law.

constitutional law should be. Tushnet’s own casebook in the field, co‐authored with the distinguished comparative scholar Vicki Jackson, seems to adopt this approach, as does the other leading casebook, Dorsen, Rosenfeld, Sajo and Baer's File Size: KB. Comparative constitutional law is an intellectually vibrant field that encompasses an increasingly broad array of approaches and methodologies.

This series collects analytically innovative and empirically grounded work from scholars of comparative constitutionalism across. The premise of The Migration of Constitutional Ideas is that fast-developing phenomena in comparative constitutional law have rendered inadequate the field's conceptual frameworks.

Under the direction of Sujit Choudhry, leading scholars have set out to develop a new framework capable of explaining cross-constitutional practices and influencing the Author: Vlad F.

Perju. THE METHOD AND ROLE OF COMPARATIVE LAW. have referred to these forces as “invisible powers.” 2. Rodolfo Sacco terms these underlying influences “legal formants,” influences that help drive the formation of law.

The point, simply stated, is that to get a complete understanding of law, we need to look fully at how law operates. Not only is scholarly engagement with China more likely to promote constitutional development than scholarly indifference, but it also provides an opportunity to broaden and enrich the discipline of comparative constitutional law by focusing our attention on important and recurring constitutional phenomena other than judicial review.

Prominent Author: Wen-Chen Chang, David S. Law.I. Defining Public Administration: The first such reinvention was the Constitutional Convention ofbut the actual phrase entered our lexicon around the time of the first Clinton presidential campaign in the early s and the publication of Reinventing Government by Osborne and Gaebler ().

In his book Personality and.Professor Jackson is co-author with Professor Mark Tushnet of Comparative Constitutional Law (2d ed. ), a leading coursebook, and co-edited, also with Professor Tushnet, Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law ().