Sword and Scales
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Martin Loughlin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This short and accessible book provides a provocative re-assessment of the various tangled relationships between law and politics and in so doing examines legal and political thinking on such critical areas as justice,the state, constitutionalism and rights. It introduces lawyers especially to certain important themes in some of the key
Foundations of Public Law
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Martin Loughlin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Foundations of Public Law offers an account of the formation of the discipline of public law with a view to identifying its essential character, explaining its particular modes of operation, and specifying its unique task. Building on the framework first outlined in The Idea of Public Law (OUP, 2003), the
Reasoning with Law
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Andrew Halpin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-31 - Publisher: Hart Publishing

This book attempts to demonstrate how the problems of understanding legal reasoning replicate difficulties encountered in the philosophy of language. At the same time, it challenges the attempts that have been made to harness approaches from within that discipline to illuminate legal reasoning. An introductory section deals with some preliminary
The Making of Constitutional Democracy
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Paolo Sandro
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book addresses a palpable, yet widely neglected, tension in legal discourse. In our everyday legal practices – whether taking place in a courtroom, classroom, law firm, or elsewhere – we routinely and unproblematically talk of the activities of creating and applying the law. However, when legal scholars have analysed
Human Rights Between Law and Politics
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Petr Agha
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book analyses human rights in post-national contexts and demonstrates, through the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, that the Margin of Appreciation doctrine is an essential part of human rights adjudication. Current approaches have tended to stress the instrumental value of the Margin of Appreciation, or