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Failing Democracy

Gerald J. Postema

in Democratic Failure: NOMOS LXIII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479804788
eISBN:
9781479804801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804788.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores a set of modalities of democratic failure in response to Aziz Huq’s analysis of failure. Not all of the disappointments produced by democratic decision-making should be ... More


The Austrian Constitutional Court

Christoph Grabenwarter

in The Max Planck Handbooks in European Public Law: Volume III: Constitutional Adjudication: Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198726418
eISBN:
9780191890222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198726418.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter pays attention to the Austrian Constitutional Court. This court-constitutional adjudication is characterized by a single institution, which in its competences and organizational ... More


Lessons for Governmental Process

Michael Quinlan

in Hutton and Butler: Lifting the Lid on the Workings of Power

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263297
eISBN:
9780191734519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263297.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the governmental process lessons that can be learned from the Hutton and Butler Reports. Though the Hutton and Butler inquiries were directly concerned with aspects of the Iraq ... More


The Use and Abuse of Principles: From Doctrine to Practice in Brazilian Constitutional Law

Marcelo Neves

in Constitutionalism and the Paradox of Principles and Rules: Between the Hydra and Hercules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192898746
eISBN:
9780191925276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898746.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter reviews the use and abuse of principles in the Brazilian constitutional doctrine and practice. First, the problem of doctrinal fascination will be addressed, pointing out theoretical and ... More


The Limits of Pluralism: A Perspective on Religious Freedom in Indian Constitutional Law

Mathew John

in Negotiating Democracy and Religious Pluralism: India, Pakistan, and Turkey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197530016
eISBN:
9780197530054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530016.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Religious freedom as understood in Indian constitutional practice is explicitly defined in terms of the power that the state will exercise over religion. In itself this is not an exceptional exercise ... More


Is There A Crisis In Regulatory Accountability?

C. Graham

in A Reader on Regulation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765295
eISBN:
9780191695292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765295.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since 1993, there has been a rapidly growing public debate about the accountability of regulators of privatized companies, or public utilities. These debates have been mainly conducted with the aim ... More


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