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From Appellate Committee to Supreme Court: A Narrative

Andrew Le Sueur

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter attempts to chart the principal events leading up to the Government's decision on 12 June 2003 to announce that the judicial business of the House of Lords would be transferred to a ... More


Democratization and Constitutional Reform in Egypt and Indonesia: Evaluating the Role of the Military

Javed Maswood and Usha Natarajan

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter does a comparative analysis of democratic transition in Indonesia following the Asian financial crisis and collapse of the New Order military regime, and the Egyptian transition ... More


Constitutional Reform and Its Demise

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the growing influence of local stakeholders in the governance of Hong Kong in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Unofficial members of the Executive and Legislative Councils took ... More


Labour Law, Agrarian Reform, and Social Welfare

Stephen Zamora, José RamlÓN CossÍO, Lenone Pereznieto, José Roldá n-Xopa, and David Lopez

in Mexican Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199288489
eISBN:
9780191700514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288489.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses Mexican labour law and other aspects of the social welfare state. It begins by discussing the historical background of labour law and labour rights, followed by a discussion on ... More


Reform

Rosara Joseph

in The War Prerogative: History, Reform, and Constitutional Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664320
eISBN:
9780191748493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664320.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter outlines my proposals for reform of the constitutional arrangements for the war prerogative. It proposes the enactment of a statute which would: require the government to obtain in the ... More


Judicialization of Judicial Appointments?: A Response from the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This essay discusses United Kingdom’s transition to the commission model of judicial appointments, with the advent of the Constitutional Reform Act of 2005 (CRA). The essay expounds that the ... More


Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Inmaculada Szmolka (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The aim of the book is to closely study regime responses and the principal transformations that have occurred in the MENA countries and in the region overall as a result of the Arab Spring, with the ... More


Labour and equality II: Power to the people

Eunice Goes

in The Labour Party under Ed Miliband: Trying but failing to renew social democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090707
eISBN:
9781526109637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090707.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ed Miliband’s egalitarian agenda went beyond considerations about distributive justice. Whilst he believed that redistribution of wealth was an important tool to reduce inequalities he was equally ... More


Beyond weakness: policy analysis in the French parliament

Olivier Rozenberg and Yves Surel

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The French Parliament is well-known for its weakness under the Fifth Republic. The constitutional domination of the executive power is not only marked in terms of legislative procedure but also bears ... More


Independence of the Judiciary and the Role of Parliaments

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter describes the principle of judicial independence, which is enshrined in the Constitutional Reform Act 2005. It makes the important distinction between the individual independence of the ... More


Introduction

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The introductory chapter explains the four sections of the book. The first section deals with the theoretical and methodological analysis of changes that have occurred since 2011 as a result of the ... More


Introduction: The Supreme Court’s Place in UK Politics

Chris Hanretty

in A Court of Specialists: Judicial Behavior on the UK Supreme Court

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509234
eISBN:
9780197509265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509234.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter introduces readers to the UK Supreme Court by describing two cases heard by the court: one case that almost no readers will have heard of, and that involved public access to land; and ... More


Mexico

Matthew S Smith and Michael Ashley Stein

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses how Mexico’s Supreme Court has applied the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to decide cases involving persons with disabilities following its 2011 ... More


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