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The use of foreign precedents by constitutional judges / edited by Tania Groppi and Marie-Claire Ponthoreau.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Oxford, United Kingdom ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxviii, 431 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Introduction: The methodology of the research : how to assess the reality of transjudicial communication? / Tania Groppi and Marie-Claire Ponthoreau
  • Reference to foreign precedents by the Australian High Court : a matter of method / Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone.
  • Canada : protecting rights in a "worldwide rights culture", an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court of Canada (1982-2010) / Gianluca Gentili
  • India : a "critical" use of foreign precedents in constitutional adjudication / Valentina Rita Scotti
  • The Supreme Court of Ireland and the use of foreign precedents : the value of constitutional history / Cristina Fasone
  • Israel : creating a constitution : the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court (1994-2010) / Suzie Navot
  • Namibia : the Supreme Court as a foreign law importer / Irene Spigno
  • South Africa : teaching an "old dog" new tricks? : an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the South African Constitutional Court (1995-2010) / Christa Rautenbach
  • Austria: non-cosmopolitan, but Europe-friendly: the Constitutional Court's comparative approach / Anna Gamper
  • Lifting the constitutional curtain? : the use of foreign precedent by the German Federal Constitutional Court / Stefan Martini
  • Hungary: unsystematic and incoherent borrowing of law: the use of foreign judicial precedents in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court, 1999-2010 / Zoltán Szente
  • A gap between the apparent and hidden attitudes of the Supreme Court of Japan towards foreign precedents / Akiko Ejima
  • Mexico : struggling for an open view in constitutional adjudication / Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor and Rubén Sánchez Gil
  • Romania : analogical reasoning as a dialectical instrument / Elena Simina Tanasescu and Stefan Deaconu
  • Russia : foreign transplants in the Russian Constitution and invisible foreign precedents in decisions of the Russian Constitutional Court / Sergey Belov
  • Judges as discursive agent: the use of foreign precedents by the Constitutional Court of Taiwan / Wen-Chen Chang and Jiunn-Rong Yeh
  • United States of America : first cautious attempts of judicial use of foreign precedents in the Supreme Court's jurisprudence / Angioletta Sperti
  • Conclusion: The use of foreign precedents by constitutional judges : a limited practice, an uncertain future / Tania Groppi and Marie-Clair Ponthoreau.
Contributor:
Groppi, Tania.
Ponthoreau, Marie-Claire.
Series:
Hart studies in comparative public law ; v. 1.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781849462716
1849462712

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