Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2017

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526107312

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Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution

First Edition

Edited by Laura Cahillane and James Gallen
Edited by Tom Hickey

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Gives scholarly attention to issues of judicial power, judicial appointments, judicial regulation of the political process and the judicial role in promoting social justice in Ireland
  • Goes beyond doctrinal analysis of case-law, and draws on broader ideas in philosophy, political science and history
  • Brings academic thinkers from disciplines other than law into the field of Irish constitutional scholarship, while also bringing the perspectives of judges and practitioners into the scholarly discussions
  • Engages with the critical philosophical and historical questions and applies insights to the pressing practical issues in contemporary constitutional affairs

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