Proportionality (1)

Bernhard Schlink

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Constitutional Law

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578610
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Law

Proportionality (1)

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This article presents a conception of the proper role of the proportionality standard. It begins by discussing proportionality and justice, the elements of proportionality, and approaches to proportionality analysis. It then discusses steps of proportionality analysis; the structure of proportionality analysis; evolution, constitutional foundation, and distribution of the principle of proportionality; the strength of rights and freedoms in proportionality analysis; and the future of proportionality analysis.

Keywords: proportionality standard; justice; proportionality analysis; rights; freedoms

Article.  11424 words. 

Subjects: Law ; Comparative Law ; Constitutional and Administrative Law

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