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Abortion: More Than Criminalization, Not Yet Women’s Constitutional Right  

Agustina Ramón Michel

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Jan 2022
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Jan 2022
This chapter is about abortion law in Latin America. Latin America abortion law is often categorized as seriously restricted. And this is so, partially. Abortion is criminalized if it does ... More

Access to Charter Justice  

Carissima Mathen

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter discusses how Canadian constitutional issues come before the courts. Its primary focus is on litigation arising under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Since the entrenchment ... More

Access to Justice: An Overview of Recent Transformations and the Next Steps  

Luciana Gross Cunha

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Jan 2022
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Jan 2022
Access to justice in Latin America has undergone substantial changes in the recent history of the region. With few exceptions, these changes accompanied the process of political transition ... More

Accountability  

Athanasios Psygkas

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Dec 2020
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Dec 2020
Key debates in administrative law often play out within the contours of ‘accountability’. This chapter suggests that the concept of accountability is normatively and analytically useful in ... More

Administrative Adjudication: The United States is the Outlier  

Jeffrey S. Lubbers

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
The US system of administrative adjudication in which our federal agencies decide disputes with private parties themselves with administrative hearings, with an internal appeal, followed by ... More

The Administrative and Regulatory State  

T. V. Somanathan

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Mar 2016
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Feb 2017
This chapter explores how India’s constitutional law has addressed the administrative and regulatory State as it has evolved outside the traditional branches of government, and how judicial ... More

Administrative Decision-Making on the Frontline  

Richard Martin

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
This chapter explores decision-making at the frontline of public administration. It begins by asking what might be meant by ‘the frontline’, who frontline decision-makers are, and why they ... More

Administrative Justice  

Simon Halliday and Colin Scott

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
Administrative justice receives varying emphasis in different jurisdictions. This article explores empirical legal studies, which fall on either side of the decision making-and-review ... More

Administrative Justice and Codification  

Cora Hoexter

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
The debate about codification in general has been going on for centuries. This chapter focuses on a more recent debate in the context of administrative justice. With reference to ... More

Administrative Justice and Cultures of Rule Application  

Robert A. Kagan

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
Most modern administrative agencies employ a body of authoritative rules, designed to guide and constrain officials and to promote administrative justice. Decades ago, however, American ... More

Administrative Justice and Empirical Legal Research: Debunking the Ordinary Religion of Legal Instrumentalism  

Marc Hertogh

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
For many years, most studies on administrative justice were written from a doctrinal legal perspective. More recently, however, administrative justice has also become the subject of a ... More

Administrative Justice and Globalisation  

Giacinto della Cananea

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Jul 2022
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Dec 2021
This chapter, a discussion of administrative justice beyond the borders of the states, has three related objectives. The first is to point out the growth of this dimension of administrative ... More

Administrative Justice in a Digital World: Challenges and Solutions  

Paul W. Fay Henman

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
Using digital tools in administrative decision-making—from automation of relatively simple decisions to artificial intelligence judgements—both enhances and challenges the operation of ... More

Administrative Justice in Authoritarian States  

Eric C. Ip

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
This chapter studies the institutions of administrative justice—administrative procedure, judicial review of administrative action, and administrative redress—in contemporary non-liberal ... More

Administrative Justice in Street-Level Decision-Making: Equal Treatment and Responsiveness  

Nadine Raaphorst

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
Street-level bureaucrats’ discretionary powers play an increasingly important role in public service provision and law enforcement. In order to deal with societal challenges, legislators ... More

Administrative Justice in the Private Sector  

Avishai Benish and Jérôme Pélisse

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Jul 2022
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Jun 2021
This chapter explores the still largely uncharted territory of administrative justice in the private sector. The chapter presents a theoretical and empirical account of the extension of ... More

Administrative Justice in Transitional States  

Dacian C. Dragos

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Jul 2022
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Oct 2021
This chapter surveys the state of academic knowledge, conceptual consistency, and theoretical debate relevant for two subtopics of administrative justice narrative: the legal treatment of ... More

Administrative Law and Democracy  

Susan Rose-Ackerman

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Dec 2020
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Dec 2020
This chapter focuses on important debates at the intersection of regulatory law, constitutional structure, technical competence, and public participation. It concentrates on the ... More

Administrative Law Beyond the State: The Influence of International and Supranational Organizations  

Giacinto della Cananea

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Dec 2020
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Dec 2020
This chapter focuses on the changing relationship between administrative law and the nation-state. The starting point is, simply, that the nation-state now operates in an increasingly ... More

Administrative Law Values and National Security Functions: Military Detention in the United States and the United Kingdom  

Laura A. Dickinson

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Dec 2020
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Dec 2020
This chapter focuses on the case of extraterritorial military detention by the US and the UK—two countries that quickly deployed and then repeatedly refined their detention policies during ... More

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