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Law Under a Democratic Constitution: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Goldsworthy (Paperback)

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By Lisa Burton Crawford (Editor), Patrick Emerton (Editor), Dale Smith (Editor)
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Jeffrey Goldsworthy is a renowned constitutional scholar and legal theorist whose work on the powers of Parliament and the interpretation of constitutional and statute laws has helped shape debates on these topics across the English-speaking world. The importance of democratic constitutionalism is central to Professor Goldsworthy's work: it lies at the heart of his defence of Parliamentary supremacy and shapes his approach to both constitutional and statutory interpretation. In honour of Professor Goldsworthy's retirement, this collection provides new perspectives from a range of leading public law scholars and theorists on the legal and philosophical principles that govern the making and interpretation of laws in a constitutional democracy. It also addresses some of the challenges to democratic constitutionalism that have arisen in light of contemporary developments in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

About the Author


Lisa Burton Crawford is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of New South Wales, Australia.Patrick Emerton is Associate Professor of Law at Monash University, Australia.Dale Smith is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Melbourne, Australia.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781509946075
ISBN-10: 1509946071
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Publication Date: December 17th, 2020
Pages: 328
Language: English
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