Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
KF4575 .H362 2008
9780674031319 (alk. paper) 0674031318 (alk. paper)
xviii, 686 p. ; 24 cm
System Control No.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The hierarchy of law The shift toward authority Constitutions Judicial duty Independent judgment Judicial decisions Authority to expound No appeal from parliament Colonial departures Law and judicial duty Reason and justice within the law The range of constitutional decisions and the character of judicial duty Holding legislative acts unconstitutional A lopsided debate Not holding legislative acts unconstitutional Independence Authority The inexplicitness of constitutions Federal clarifications.