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Published: 11 December 2009

536 Pages

ISBN: 9780195333442

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Constitutional Engagement in a Transnational Era

Vicki Jackson

  • Explores the role of constitutions and constitutional law in this changing legal environment, analyzing complex currents of convergence, resistance and engagement with the transnational in the United States, Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, India, South Africa and elsewhere.
  • Explores multiple transnational phenomena (including national law that has influence beyond its borders, as well as an expanded array of international law) affect our understanding of the role of constitutions and of courts in deciding constitutional cases.
  • An authoritative study of comparative constitutional law by one of the most important scholars of domestic and comparative constitutional law.
  • Defines how international comparative experiences are relevant to constitutional analysis and discusses in detail the multiple possible connections between international law and constitutional law.

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