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Title The use of foreign precedents by constitutional judges [electronic resource] / edited by Tania Groppi and Marie-Claire Ponthoreau.
Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Hart studies in comparative public law ; v. 1.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : the methodology of the research : how to assess the reality of transjudicial communication? / Tania Groppi and Marie-Claire Ponthoreau -- Pt. 1: Reference to foreign precedents by the Australian High Court: a matter of method / Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone. -- Canada: protecting rights in a "worldwide rights culture", an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court of Canada (1982-2010) / Gianluca Gentili -- India: a "critical" use of foreign precedents in constitutional adjudication / Valentina Rita Scotti -- The Supreme Court of Ireland and the use of foreign precedents: the value of constitutional history / Cristina Fasone -- Israel: creating a constitution: the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court (1994-2010) / Suzie Navot -- Namibia: the Supreme Court as a foreign law importer / Irene Spigno -- South Africa: teaching an "old dog" new tricks? an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the South African Constitutional Court (1995-2010) / Christa Rautenbach -- Pt. 2: Austria: non-cosmopolitan, but Europe-friendly: the Constitutional Court's comparative approach / Anna Gamper -- Lifting the constitutional curtain? the use of foreign precedent by the German Federal Constitutional Court / Stefan Martini -- Hungary: unsystematic and incoherent borrowing of law: the use of foreign judicial precedents in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court, 1999-2010 / Zoltán Szente -- A gap between the apparent and hidden attitudes of the Supreme Court of Japan towards foreign precedents / Akiko Ejima -- Mexico: struggling for an open view in constitutional adjudication / Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor and Rubén Sánchez Gil -- Romania: analogical reasoning as a dialectical instrument / Elena Simina Tanasescu and Stefan Deaconu -- Russia: foreign transplants in the Russian Constitution and invisible foreign precedents in decisions of the Russian Constitutional Court / Sergey Belov -- Judges as discursive agent: the use of foreign precedents by the Constitutional Court of Taiwan / Wen-Chen Chang and Jiunn-Rong Yeh -- United States of America: first cautious attempts of judicial use of foreign precedents in the Supreme Court's jurisprudence / Angioletta Sperti -- Conclusion: The use of foreign precedents by constitutional judges: a limited practice, an uncertain future / Tania Groppi and Marie-Clair Ponthoreau.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Judgments, Foreign.
Stare decisis.
Constitutional courts.
Added Author Groppi, Tania.
Ponthoreau, Marie-Claire.
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Related To Original 9781849462716 1849462712 (DLC) 2013371522
ISBN 1782251006 (electronic bk.)
9781782251002 (electronic bk.)
9781849462716 (cloth : alk. paper)
1849462712 (cloth : alk. paper)
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