Constitutional Courts and Deliberative Democracy

Constitutional Courts and Deliberative Democracy

by Conrado Hubner Mendes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198759454
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Series: Oxford Constitutional Theory Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Conrado Hubner Mendes, Professor-Doctor of Constitutional Law, University of Sao Paulo,

Conrado Hubner Mendes is Professor-Doctor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sao Paulo (USP). He holds a PhD in legal theory at the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in political science at the University of Sao Paulo (USP).

Table of Contents

1. Political deliberation and collective decision-making
2. Political deliberation and legal decision-making
3. Political deliberation and constitutional scrutiny
4. Deliberative performance of constitutional courts
5. The ethics of political deliberation
6. Institutional design: augmenting deliberative potential
7. The legal backdrop of constitutional scrutiny
8. The political circumstances of constitutional scrutiny
9. No heroic court, no heroic judges

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