Introduction à la politique comparée

By Leonardo Morlino, Christine Vodovar

Toute recherche qui se veut « scientifique », même au sens le plus huge du terme, ne peut faire abstraction d’une examine préalable de ses points méthodologiques. Il faut commencer par déterminer un sujet qui suscite notre intérêt et notre curiosité ; puis se poser une query qui le concerne ; procéder à l. a. formula d’une ou de plusieurs hypothèses de travail ; puis au choix des cas à étudier et, enfin, au recueil des données nécessaires pour répondre à los angeles query soulevée et vérifier los angeles ou les hypothèses formulées.
Comparer est donc very important, à tel aspect que l’on examine souvent implicitement, voire inconsciemment dans notre activité quotidienne. Cet ouvrage a pour objectif de faire comprendre de manière basic ce qu’est los angeles comparaison et remark l’utiliser.

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Weak Courts, Strong Rights: Judicial Review and Social Welfare Rights in Comparative Constitutional Law

Unlike many different international locations, the us has few constitutional promises of social welfare rights resembling source of revenue, housing, or healthcare. partially it's because many americans think that the courts can't almost certainly implement such promises. even if, contemporary recommendations in constitutional layout in different international locations recommend that such rights could be judicially enforced--not by means of expanding the facility of the courts yet by way of reducing it. In Weak Courts, robust Rights, Mark Tushnet makes use of a comparative felony standpoint to teach how developing weaker different types of judicial assessment may very well enable for enhanced social welfare rights less than American constitutional law.

below "strong-form" judicial evaluation, as within the usa, judicial interpretations of the structure are binding on different branches of presidency. by contrast, "weak-form" evaluate permits the legislature and government to reject constitutional rulings by way of the judiciary--as lengthy as they accomplish that publicly. Tushnet describes how weak-form assessment works in nice Britain and Canada and discusses the level to which legislatures will be anticipated to implement constitutional norms on their lonesome. With that heritage, he turns to social welfare rights, explaining the relationship among the "state motion" or "horizontal influence" doctrine and the enforcement of social welfare rights. Tushnet then attracts jointly the research of weak-form overview and that of social welfare rights, explaining how weak-form overview should be used to implement these rights. He demonstrates that there's a transparent judicial path--not an insurmountable judicial hurdle--to larger enforcement of constitutional social welfare rights.

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The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

By Steven K. Green

Few constitutional matters were as contentious nowa days as these relating institution prayer and the general public investment of non secular colleges. yet as Steven okay. eco-friendly unearths in The Bible, the college, and the Constitution, this debate truly reached its apogee simply after the Civil warfare, among 1863 and 1876. eco-friendly exhibits that controversy over Bible interpreting in public faculties, typically referred to as "the university Question," captured nationwide realization to an unheard of measure.

Public schooling in the course of the 19th century confronted many competing pressures, together with a common trust that education required an ethical if now not non secular foundation, a trust between many Protestants that Catholic immigration offered a risk to Protestant tradition and to republican values, the necessity to accommodate expanding non secular pluralism within the faculties, and evolving understandings of constitutional rules. the varsity query supplied american citizens with the chance to handle and articulate those pressures, and to interact in a grand-and occasionally now not so grand-public debate over the which means of separation of church and country. eco-friendly demonstrates that the fashionable preferrred Court's judgements on college investment and Bible interpreting didn't create new criminal doctrines or abolish dominant practices, yet outfitted on criminal options and academic developments that have been constructing because the early 19th century. He additionally indicates that whereas public response to a transforming into Catholic presence used to be a number one consider this improvement, it used to be yet one aspect within the upward push of the felony doctrines the excessive courtroom may embody within the mid-twentieth century.

Rarely within the nation's background have humans from such quite a few walks of life-Protestants and Catholics, skeptics and theocrats, nativists and immigrants, educators and politicians-been in a position to perform a countrywide dialogue over the that means of a constitutional precept. The debates of this era laid the basis for constitutional arguments that also rage today.

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Corporate Governance in the Common-Law World: The Political Foundations of Shareholder Power

By Christopher M. Bruner

The company governance platforms of Australia, Canada, the uk, and the U.S. are frequently characterised as a unmarried "Anglo-American" procedure prioritizing shareholders' pursuits over these of different company stakeholders. Such generalizations, notwithstanding, vague massive modifications around the common-law international. opposite to renowned trust, shareholders within the uk and jurisdictions following its lead are way more strong and valuable to the goals of the company than are shareholders within the usa. This ebook offers a brand new comparative thought to provide an explanation for this divergence and explores the theory's ramifications for legislation and public coverage. Bruner argues that regulatory buildings affecting different stakeholders' pursuits - particularly differing levels of social welfare safety for workers - have decisively impacted the measure of political competition to shareholder-centric regulations around the common-law international. those dynamics stay strong forces at the present time, and realizing them could be very important as post-crisis reforms proceed to take form.

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Ethics for Paralegals

Ethics for Paralegals makes an attempt to animate the research of Ethics. it really is serious for the paralegal pupil to appreciate the parameters in their not just their activity, but in addition the moral ideas that outline the correct perform of legislation. it is just after knowing felony ethics that the paralegal knows why they do issues a undeniable method within the legislation workplace. documents are stored in a undeniable demeanour to keep up patron confidentiality, retainers are gathered in a definite option to conform to the foundations on the subject of charges, or even a paralegal’s enterprise card has moral implications concerning the “unauthorized perform of law”. this article makes an attempt to place those moral principles into standpoint. lawyers and paralegals take care of those ideas daily, so daily examples and hypotheticals are used for in-class dialogue.

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Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial

By Kenji Yoshino

A well known felony pupil tells the definitive tale of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the trial that might stand because the so much effective argument for marriage equality

Speak Now tells the tale of a watershed trial that spread out over twelve annoying days in California in 2010. a tribulation that legalized same-sex marriage in our such a lot populous country. an ordeal that interrogated the character of marriage, the political prestige of gays and lesbians, the appropriate conditions for elevating young ones, and the facility of direct democracy to guard primary rights. an ordeal that stands because the so much powerful argument for marriage equality this country has ever seen.

In telling the tale of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the groundbreaking federal lawsuit opposed to Proposition eight, Kenji Yoshino has additionally written a paean to the vanishing civil trial--an oasis of rationality in what's usually a decidedly uncivil debate. principally, this e-book is a piece of deep humanity, within which Yoshino brings summary criminal arguments to existence via sharing his personal tale of discovering love, marrying, and having kids as a homosexual man.

Intellectually rigorous and profoundly compassionate, Speak Now will stand because the definitive account of a landmark civil-rights trial.

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Hidden Stories of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry: Personal Reflections

By Richard Stone

In the wake of the tragic occasions in Ferguson, Missouri, this ebook serves as a huge reminder of the 1993 Stephen Lawrence Case, offering never-before-reported information regarding the inquiry into his homicide. Panel member Richard Stone is helping clarify why the inquiry has now not introduced enough effects, and why it has didn't swap institutional racism. utilizing the case as a springboard, he discusses wider modern issues—such as policing practices and double-jeopardy rulings—and the teachings we will be able to examine from the various information of the case that experience in a different way been buried. Now on hand in paperback, this hard-hitting booklet makes crucial analyzing for lecturers, scholars, researchers, and a person attracted to crime, police, and institutional racism.

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Understanding Criminal Procedure Volume 1, Investigation (2012 Supplement)

By Joshua Dressler

Understanding felony Procedure, newly elevated to 2 volumes in its 5th version, is essentially designed for legislations scholars and is equipped and written in order that either scholars and professors can use it with self assurance to raised arrange for classes and enhance school room discussion. The two-volume structure lets you buy one or either volumes in keeping with the themes coated on your path. Already stated greatly in scholarly literature and judicial critiques, students, training legal professionals and courts also will locate the increased content material of this most recent version integral. inside of you will discover large assurance of an important usa ideal proceedings and dialogue of the Federal principles of felony approach, federal statutes, and reduce federal and kingdom proceedings. Overarching coverage matters are thought of widely, and a few of the most well liked debates within the box are thought of with high quality and target research. The hassle-free association of the textual content is helping you strengthen a finished realizing of extensive subject matters, or refine your concentration with intuitive subsections that assist you locate solutions to urgent questions extra successfully. Citations to big scholarship, either vintage and up to date, assist you to extend and refine your examine on particular themes conveniently, and footnotes contain cross-references in the textual content that will help you simply circulation to diverse chapters and subsections to appreciate how issues are inter-related. this primary quantity, research, is meant to be used in introductory legal approach classes focusing basically or completely on police investigative procedure and constitutional issues. A bankruptcy at the defendant's correct to assistance at trial and attraction and different non-police-practice matters is incorporated in either volumes to permit larger flexibility in line with the layout of specific classes. the second one quantity, Adjudication covers the felony method after the police research ends and the adjudicative approach commences. it's most respected in additional complex felony process classes that keep on with the felony technique during the a number of phases of adjudication, starting with pretrial concerns and explaining the method via charging, pretrial unencumber and discovery, the trial, and post-conviction complaints together with sentencing and appeals. those handy softbound volumes are supplemented each year so that you might be convinced that you're utilizing up to date legislation.

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Legal Canons

Every self-discipline has its canon: the set of ordinary texts, ways, examples, and tales during which it truly is famous and which its contributors many times invoke and hire. even supposing the final twenty-five years have obvious the effect of interdisciplinary techniques to felony reviews extend, there was little contemporary attention of what's and what needs to be canonical within the learn of legislations today.

Legal Canons brings jointly fifteen essays which search to map out the felony canon and how during which legislation is taught this day. with a purpose to know how the dual principles of canons and canonicity function in legislation, each one essay specializes in a specific element, from contracts and constitutional legislations to questions of race and gender. The ascendance of legislation and economics, feminism, severe race conception, and homosexual felony reviews, in addition to the expanding effect of either rational-actor technique and postmodernism, are all scrutinized by means of the top students within the field.

A well timed and finished quantity, Legal Canons articulates the necessity for, and ability to, starting the controversy on canonicity in criminal studies.

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Collective Actions: Enhancing Access to Justice and Reconciling Multilayer Interests?

This quantity of essays attracts jointly study on forms of collective activities: team activities, consultant activities, attempt case techniques, by-product activities and sophistication activities. the main target is on how those activities can increase entry to justice and on the best way to stability the pursuits of personal actors in keeping their rights with the pursuits of society as a complete. instead of concentrating on collective activities purely as a procedural machine in step with se, the individuals to this booklet additionally study how those mechanisms relate to their broader social context. Bringing jointly a vast diversity of scholarship from the parts of pageant, purchaser, environmental, corporation and securities legislation, the ebook contains contributions from Asian, ecu and North American students and for that reason expands the scope of the conventional eu and/or American debate.

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