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The Resource The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review, David Robertson

The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review, David Robertson

Label
The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review
Title
The judge as political theorist
Title remainder
contemporary constitutional review
Statement of responsibility
David Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Judge as Political Theorist examines opinions by constitutional courts in liberal democracies to better understand the logic and nature of constitutional review. David Robertson argues that the constitutional judge's role is nothing like that of the legislator or chief executive, or even the ordinary judge. Rather, constitutional judges spell out to society the implications--on the ground--of the moral and practical commitments embodied in the nation's constitution. Constitutional review, in other words, is a form of applied political theory. Robertson takes an in-depth look at constitutio
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, David
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judicial review
  • Political questions and judicial power
  • Constitutional courts
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Constitutional courts
  • Judicial review
  • Political questions and judicial power
Label
The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review, David Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature and function of judicial review -- Germany : dignity and democracy -- Eastern Europe : (re) establishing the rule of law -- France : purely abstract review -- Canada : imposing rights on the common law -- South Africa : defining a new society -- Tests of unconstitutionality and discrimination -- Conclusions : constitutional jurists as political theorists
Control code
ocn697175254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([xi], 420 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400836871
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10xk2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697175254
Label
The judge as political theorist : contemporary constitutional review, David Robertson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature and function of judicial review -- Germany : dignity and democracy -- Eastern Europe : (re) establishing the rule of law -- France : purely abstract review -- Canada : imposing rights on the common law -- South Africa : defining a new society -- Tests of unconstitutionality and discrimination -- Conclusions : constitutional jurists as political theorists
Control code
ocn697175254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ([xi], 420 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400836871
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10xk2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697175254

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