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A Theory of Discrimination Law

Tarunabh Khaitan.

May 2015; published online August 2015.

Book. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law. 288 pages.

Most laypersons think of discrimination as an act motivated by prejudice against a minority group. The law, in most cases, prohibits as discriminatory a much broader category of actions. It...

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Fidelity to Our Imperfect Constitution

James E. Fleming.

September 2015; published online August 2015.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 264 pages.

In recent years, some have asked, “Are we all originalists now?” This book puts forward a sustained critique of originalism—whether old or new, concrete or abstract, living or dead....

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The Adversary First Amendment

Martin H. Redish.

June 2013; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 256 pages.

The book presents a unique and controversial rethinking of the intersection between modern American democratic theory and free expression. Most free speech scholars view freedom of...

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Title to Territory in Africa

Malcolm Shaw.

March 1986; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 440 pages.

Territorial issues have historically assumed a central role in international relations. Despite considerations relating to, for example, human rights and economic and social cooperation,...

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Public Law and Democracy in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

P. P. Craig.

January 1991; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 454 pages.

This book has two themes. The ‘minor’ theme is that the content and direction of both constitutional and administrative law are integrally related. The ‘major’ theme is that their nature...

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Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Ian Leigh.

December 2000; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 405 pages.

More than any other area of the British constitution, local government has undergone constant change over the past two decades. The Conservative legislation introducing compulsory...

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Housing Homeless Persons

Ian Loveland.

March 1995; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 392 pages.

The size of Britain's homeless population has risen considerably since the introduction of the Housing (Homeless) Persons Act 1977. Recently, the Government announced plans to reform...

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French Constitutional Law

John Bell.

January 1995; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 392 pages.

This book provides a presentation of judicial review of legislation in contemporary France. Created by the Constitution of the Fifth Republic in 1958, the Conseil constitutionnel has had an...

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Law, Liberty, and Justice

T. R. S. Allan.

December 1994; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 316 pages.

This book makes a fresh appraisal of the main principles of constitutional law, seeking to stimulate renewed debate about the fundamentals of British constitutionalism. Rejecting a purely...

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Legality and Locality

Martin Loughlin.

August 1996; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 464 pages.

This book seeks to trace the main dimensions of recent conflicts between central departments of governments and local authorities and to reveal something of their significance. It does so...

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