3 edition of Law in political transitions found in the catalog.
Law in political transitions
United States. Congressional-Executive Commission on China
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW OF PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITIONS JACK M. BEERMANN* & WILLIAM P. MARSHALL This Article investigates whether there are constitutional principles that guide the conduct of the President of the United States during presidential transitions and, if Cited by: 1. Revolutionary political change challenges the paradigms used to understand and legitimate law in ordinary times. Professor Teitel argues that conventional political theory has not adequately analyzed the distinctive nature of justice during periods of political by:
Get this from a library! Amnesty, human rights and political transitions: bridging the peace and justice divide. [Louise Mallinder] -- "Amnesty laws are political tools used since ancient times by states wishing to quell dissent, introduce reforms or achieve peaceful relationships with their enemies. In . Complicating this narrative is the focus of du Toit’s new book, “When Political Transitions Work,” which is based on extensive interviews with the people at the highest levels of South African politics during the transition, thousands of pages of documents from the era, and du Toit’s scholarly pursuits and substantial practical.
Law is one of the central products of politics and the prize over which many political struggles are waged. The early American jurist James Wilson observed that law is the “great sinew of government” (Wilson , 1: ).It is the principal instrument by which the government exerts its will on society, and as such it might be thought to lie (at least indirectly) close to the heart of the Cited by: 7. United States presidential transition is the transfer of power from the incumbent President of the United States to the president-elect, during the period of time between election day in November (on the first Tuesday after November 1), and inauguration day on the following January The transfer process culminates with a single act: the administering of the presidential oath of office.
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Dealing with Losers: The Political Economy of Policy Transitions explores both normative and political rationales for transition cost mitigation strategies and explains which strategies might create an aggregate, overall enhancement in societal welfare beyond mere compensation.
Professor Michael J. Trebilcock highlights the political rationales Cited by: Political Law Books for law students. Browse largest selection of Law Books Online and Buy Political Law Book or visit Rex Bookstore branches nationwide.
Get this from a library. Rule of law: political and legal systems in transition. [Werner Krawietz; Enrico Pattaro; Alice Erh-Soon Tay; International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy.
World Congress;] -- Partial proceedings of the 17th World Congress of the International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy, held in Bologna, JuneThe peaceful end of apartheid in South Africa was a monumental event in late twentieth century history. A racist regime built upon a foundation of colonialist exploitation, South Africa had become by that point a tinderbox: suffused with day-to-day violence and political extremism on all sides.
Yet two decades later it was a stable democracy with a growing economy. COLONIAL LIVES OF PROPERTY: LAW, LAND, AND RACIAL REGIMES OF OWNERSHIP, by Brenna Bhandar. Durham and London. Duke University Press, pp. Paper. ISBN: Reviewed by Maria Monica Parada-Hernandez, Department of Political Science, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, State University of New York at Albany.
Arguments for transforming the human rights movement so that it can more effectively address new political realities.
This book brings together prominent scholars and political activists to assess the evolution of the international human rights agenda since the end of the Cold War.
It argues for a major reorientation of the objectives and strategies of the human rights community in light of. Whenever government change policies – whether tax, expenditures, or regulatory policies – even when the changes are on net socially beneficial - there will typically be losers.
These losers will have made investments of one kind or another, physical, financial, or human, predicated on, or even deliberately by, the pre-reform set of : Michael J. Trebilcock. The book reviews three prominent traditions in the empirical analysis of law and politics and, indeed, politics more broadly: judicial behavior, strategic action, and historical institutionalism.
It also focuses on questions of law and courts in a global context and on how Author: Keith E. Whittington, R. Daniel Kelemen, Gregory A. Caldeira. Constitutional Transitions in the Middle East, () 11 International Journal of Constitutional Law (symposium issue; editor).
The Evolving Concept of Citizenship in Constitutional Law, () 8 International Journal of Constitutional Law (symposium issue; co-editor with C.
Saunders). The book explores the business that takes place in times of major political change through law and development initiatives and foreign investment. The expert contributors to this volume identify the ways in which law reform creates new markets, embodies hopes of social transformation and is.
In doing so, the book builds a bridge between comparative constitutional law and international legal scholarship in the practical and highly dynamic terrain of transitional governance. This book will be of much interest to practitioners and students of international law, diplomacy, mediation, security studies, and international relations.
View book on publisher’s website. Summary: This volume examines the role of international law in shaping and regulating transitional contexts, including the institutions, policies, and procedures that have been developed to steer constitutional regime changes in countries affected by catalytic events.
The book offers a new perspective on the phenomenon of conflict-related transitions. Amnesty laws are political tools used since ancient times by states wishing to quell dissent, introduce reforms, or achieve peaceful relationships with their enemies. In recent years, they have become contentious due to a perception that they violate international law, particularly the rights of victims, and contribute to further violence.
STRATEGIES FOR POLITICAL TRANSITION PLANNING Out with the old, in with the new: Political elections and transitions are all about change, as newly elected or appointed leaders inevitably seek to define their own agenda and leave their own unique mark on their Size: KB.
The study of law is deeply intertwined with the democratic political process and the institutional structure of government. What makes NYU Law exceptional is the breadth and depth of expertise in political science and related disciplines that the faculty brings to exploring the law-politics interface.
The 14 essays that make up this volume are written by leading international scholars to provide an authoritative survey of the state of comparative legal studies. Representing such varied disciplines as the law, political science, sociology, history and anthropology, the contributors review the intellectual traditions that have evolved within the discipline of comparative legal studies.
Political science, occasionally called politology, is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, associated constitutions and political behavior.
Political science comprises numerous subfields, including comparative politics, political economy, international relations, political theory, public administration, public. Following the rule of law is an important element of success. The first book on law and counterinsurgency strategy, The Counterinsurgent's Constitution seamlessly integrates law and military strategy to illuminate some of the most pressing issues in warfare and the transition from war to peace.
The Judiciary and Constitutional Transitions 7 1. Introduction On 14–15 November the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) jointly hosted a framing workshop in The Hague to discuss the role of the judiciary in constitutional transitions.
Arguments for transforming the human rights movement so that it can more effectively address new political book brings together prominent scholars and political activists to assess the evolution of the international human rights agenda since the end of the Cold War/5(6).
The dramatic uprisings that ousted the long-standing leaders of several countries in the Arab region set in motion an unprecedented period of social, political and legal transformation. The prosecution of political leaders took centre stage in the pursuit of transitional justice following the 'Arab Spring'.
Through a comparative case study of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen, this book argues. About Amnesty, Human Rights and Political Transitions.
– Juan Jesus Mora Molina, The Law & Politics Book Review, Vol 19 No 4 Amnesty, Human Rights and Political Transitions Louise Mallinder. 10 SeptemberPDF eBook. £ Useful Information. About Us.
Political and Constitutional Transitions in North Africa focuses on five Northern African countries- Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Libya and Algeria- examining specific institutions and actors participating in the political upheavals in North Africa sinceand placing them in a comparative perspective in order to better understand the processes Cited by: 2.