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A Constitutional Reformation Church Order?

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Introduces a new Protestant constitutional church order against the background of war and revolution, and collapse of the old Catholic Empire in 1806. In Germany, it meant very limited religious ... More


The System of the Constitution

Adrian Vermeule

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199838455
eISBN:
9780199932481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838455.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

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 constitutionalism through ... More


The Reception Process in Spain and Italy

Mercedes Candela Soriano

in A Europe of Rights: The Impact of the ECHR on National Legal Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535262
eISBN:
9780191715723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535262.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the reception of the ECHR in Spain and Italy. Topics covered include the accession and ratification of the ECHR in both countries, the status of the ECHR in national law, an ... More


Two Degrees of Aggregation

Adrian Vermeule

in The System of the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199838455
eISBN:
9780199932481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838455.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of aggregation problems that are ubiquitous and structural in all constitutional orders. All institutions are aggregates of interacting members, and a ... More


The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

How do Supreme Court justices decide their cases? Do they follow their policy preferences? Or are they constrained by the law and by other political actors? This book combines new theoretical ... More


Islamic Constitutionalism: The Political Goals of Moderate Islam

Bruce K. Rutherford

in Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158044
eISBN:
9781400846146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158044.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the development of Islamic constitutionalism, which is based in the Muslim Brotherhood. It begins by studying the re-emergence of the Brotherhood since 1970 and the political ... More


The Judges Come Out

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights the role of the courts and judges in the constitutional order in Britain. When Britain became a member of the European Union (EU), the power to set limits to the unlimited ... More


A System of Systems

Adrian Vermeule

in The System of the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199838455
eISBN:
9780199932481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838455.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book—to trace out the ultimate implications of the premise that any complex constitutional order, including our own, is best understood as ... More


The Three Branches: A Comparative Model of Separation of Powers

Christoph Moellers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602117
eISBN:
9780191747663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602117.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

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 develops ... More


The Civic Constitution: Revisiting Four Eras of Civic Founding and Refounding

Elizabeth Beaumont

in The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter introduces the lens of the civic constitution to examine the role of key civic actors in American constitutionalism. This chapter identifies revolutionaries, antifederalists, ... More


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