Effective Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance

Effective Judicial Review: A Cornerstone of Good Governance

by Christopher Forsyth, Mark Elliott, Swati Jhaveri, Michael Ramsden
     
 

The use and scope of judicial review of government action has transformed across the common law world over the last forty years. This volume takes stock of the transformation, bringing together over 30 leading figures from academia and practice to analyze the major issues surrounding the legal reforms from theoretical and comparative perspectives.

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Overview

The use and scope of judicial review of government action has transformed across the common law world over the last forty years. This volume takes stock of the transformation, bringing together over 30 leading figures from academia and practice to analyze the major issues surrounding the legal reforms from theoretical and comparative perspectives.

Coverage in the book spans the theoretical foundations of judicial review; the scope and functions of administrative justice; the conditions of judicial independence; recurring problems in legal doctrine; and issues in legal procedure. A final set of essays presents case studies of the experiences of reforming judicial review in different countries, including an extended section on judicial review in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199581054
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/13/2010
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Professor Christopher Forsyth is Professor of Public Law and Private International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

Dr. Mark Elliott is Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.

Professor Swati Jhaveri is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Professor Michael Ramsden is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Professor Anne Scully Hill is Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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