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Sovereignty's Promise

Evan Fox-Decent.

December 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 304 pages.

Political theory is concerned with the justification and limits of state power. Its questions include: Can states legitimately direct and coerce nonconsenting subjects? If they can, what...

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Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Edited by August Reinisch.

September 2010; published online January 2011.

Book. 336 pages.

The challenging of acts of international organizations before national courts is the focus of this book. After the Kadi-hype following the 2008 European Court of Justice judgment, this book...

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The Three Branches

Christoph Moellers.

March 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 280 pages.

The idea of the separation of powers is still popular in much political and constitutional discourse, though its meaning for the modern state remains unclear and contested. This book...

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States of Passion

Yvonne Zylan.

March 2011; published online May 2011.

Book. 334 pages.

This book explores the role of legal discourse in shaping sexual experience, sexual expression, and sexual identity. The book focuses on three topics: anti-gay hate crime laws, same-sex...

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The Agnostic Age

Paul Horwitz.

December 2010; published online May 2011.

Book. 352 pages.

This book provides a way to understand church–state conflict and the relationship between religion and liberal democracy in a contemporary era. It is argued that the fundamental reason for...

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Property

Hanoch Dagan.

February 2011; published online May 2011.

Book. 352 pages.

Property law and property theory have become a thriving industry in the legal academy rendering some exciting conceptual and normative challenges. This book covers numerous property issues...

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Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Erin Ryan.

December 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 432 pages.

This book explores how constitutional interpreters struggle to reconcile the competing values that undergird American federalism, with real consequences for governance that requires local...

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The System of the Constitution

Adrian Vermeule.

February 2012; published online May 2012.

Book. 208 pages.

A constitutional order is a system of systems. It is an aggregate of interacting institutions, which are themselves aggregates of interacting individuals. This book analyzes...

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After Public Law

Edited by Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon and Neil Walker.

May 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 328 pages.

Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one...

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From Empire to Union

Jo Eric Khushal Murkens.

January 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 272 pages.

This book examines the constitutional relationship between Germany and the European Union from a sociological and historical perspective. Sociologically, it analyses the relationship not...

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