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Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation  

Kent Greenawalt

Print publication date:
Jan 2004
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Sep 2012
This article discusses relatively established theories with respect to statutory and constitutional interpretation. Written constitutions and statutes provide authoritative directions for ... More

Constitutional Interpretation: On Issues of Ontology and of Interlegality  

Stéphane Beaulac

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
The chapter addresses, first, the ontological issue of whether the interpretation of a constitution is fundamentally different than the construction of statutes. Based on a comparison of ... More


Mark E. Brandon

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter examines constitutionalism in the United States, with particular emphasis on its origins and the problems of constitutional failure. It begins with an overview of the origins ... More

Judicial Reasoning  

Adrienne Stone

Print publication date:
Mar 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter identifies the methods and techniques that characterize judicial reasoning about constitutional law in Australia, as well as significant points of agreement and disagreement ... More

Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and the Constitutional Systems of Europe  

Dean Spielmann

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May 2012
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Nov 2012
Constitutional courts have made a fundamental contribution in clarifying the domestic binding force of the European Convention on Human Rights, in spite of the divergences as to its status ... More