magnify

I·CONnect

Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law
Home Posts tagged "Majoritarianism"
formats

Judges, Democracy and the “New Commonwealth Model of Constitutionalism”

—Tom Hickey, Dublin City University Aileen Kavanagh and Joseph Raz are among many supporters of constitutional judicial supremacy who characterise their support as justified despite what they see as its non- or perhaps even anti-democratic nature.[1] They employ the “ends-justifies-the-means” mantra: better to have system that makes “good” outcomes more likely, at the cost of perhaps

Read More…

Published on January 29, 2016
Author:          Filed under: Analysis
 
formats

Book Review/Response: Stephen Tierney and Peter Oliver on Constitutional Referendums

[Editor’s Note: In this installment of I•CONnect’s Book Review/Response Series, Peter Oliver reviews Stephen Tierney’s recent book Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation, just released in paperback. Stephen Tierney then responds to the review.] Review by Peter Oliver –Peter Oliver, Vice Dean, Full Professor and Member of the Public Law Group, Faculty of Law, University

Read More…

Published on February 25, 2014
Author:          Filed under: Reviews