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Bills of Rights
     

Bills of Rights

by Mark Tushnet
 

ISBN-10: 0754623467

ISBN-13: 9780754623465

Pub. Date: 04/20/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection examines the justifications for using bills of rights to protect fundamental human rights and the mechanisms for enforcing provisions in those documents. Articles deal with different forms of judicial enforcement and with legislative enforcement, of rights protected by such documents. The collection includes a road-map for evaluating the effectiveness

Overview

This collection examines the justifications for using bills of rights to protect fundamental human rights and the mechanisms for enforcing provisions in those documents. Articles deal with different forms of judicial enforcement and with legislative enforcement, of rights protected by such documents. The collection includes a road-map for evaluating the effectiveness of these alternative enforcement mechanisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754623465
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/20/2007
Series:
International Library of Essays on Rights Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents; Series Preface; Introduction; Bills of Rights and Democratic Self- Governance: A right-based critique of constitutional rights, Jeremy Waldron; Judicial review and democratic principles: 2 theories, D.J. Galligan; Accountability, liberty and the constitution, Rebecca Brown. Judicial Enforcement of Bills of Rights: The new commonwealth model of constitutionalism, Stephen Gardbaum; Learning to live with the override, Lorraine Eisenstat Weinrib; The charter dialogue between courts and legislatures (or perhaps the charter of rights isn't such a bad thing after all), Peter W. Hogg and Alison A. Bushell; Legislative invalidation, human rights protection and S 4 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act, Janet McLean; New forms of judicial review and the persistence of rights- and democracy-based worries, Mark Tushnet. Legislative Enforcement of Bills of Rights: Origin and scope of the American doctrine of constitutional law, James B. Thayer; Institutional design of a Thayerian Congress, Elizabeth Garrett and Adrian Vermeule; Judicial review and the protection of constitutional rights, Wojciech Sadurski; Index.

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