Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 December 2009

516 Pages


ISBN: 9780199584239

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A Theory of Constitutional Rights

Robert Alexy
Julian Rivers

  • A classic work of constitutional theory presenting an influential account of the nature and scope of constitutional rights
  • Includes an extensive discussion of the German case law on constitutional rights, of value to comparative constitutional lawyers
  • Explores the implications of the general rights to liberty and equality enshrined in the German constitution, offering political theorists an example of fundamental political rights in practice

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