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Constitutional Law

Axel Tschentscher.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 7464 words.

Research on constitutional law has come in different waves mirroring the development of states in recent decades. While the decolonization period of the 1960s still kept the old ties of...

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Global Actors: Networks, Elites, and Institutions

Mikael Rask Madsen and Mikkel Jarle Christensen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Political Behaviour; Politics and Law; International Relations. 10177 words.

Over the past several decades scholars have intensively debated what factors drive globalization. Answers have ranged from the emergence of the information society and the global economy to...

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The Judicial Process and Public Policy

Kevin T. McGuire.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Politics and Law; Political Institutions. 8707 words.

This article considers several issues that are related to the judicial process. It aims to shed some light on the policy capacities that the courts possess, as well as the impact of their...

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The Judicialization of Politics Disentangled

Rebecca Hamlin and Gemma Sala.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 12940 words.

The judicialization of politics is an expression that has been widely used in the fields of comparative law and judicial politics alike since it first emerged in the 1980s. Yet, despite its...

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The Judiciary and Judicial Reform

Patricia E. Salkin and Amy Lavine.

in The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

September 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 12244 words.

This article describes the judiciary and judicial reform in New York. Reform has been ongoing, and in recent years the courts in New York have evolved into a unified system to manage...

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The Judiciary and the Role of Law

Mathew D. McCubbins and Daniel B. Rodriguez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Law; Political Institutions. 6276 words.

This article discusses the judiciary and the role of law. It talks about the implications of the approach for issues in statutory interpretation, and then examines the relationship between...

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Jurdain, Ignatius (bap. 1561, d. 1640), politician and civic reformer

Mark Stoyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Politics and Law; UK Politics. 1038 words.

Jurdain, Ignatius (bap. 1561, d. 1640), politician and civic reformer, was baptized on 17 August 1561 at St Michael's Church, Lyme Regis, one of the eight children of William Jurdain of...

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The New York State Attorney General

Daniel L. Feldman.

in The Oxford Handbook of New York State Government and Politics

September 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 16247 words.

This article explores the fascinating and varied tools with which the New York State attorney general exercises power over lives and property. The New York State attorney general has become...

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Theorizing the U.S. Supreme Court

Charles M. Cameron and Lewis A. Kornhauser.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 13382 words.

We summarize the formal theoretical literature on Supreme Court decision-making. We focus on two core questions: What does the Supreme Court of the United States do, and how can one model...

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