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Author Mak, Elaine, 1979- author

Title Judicial decision-making in a globalised world : a comparative analysis of the changing practices of western highest courts / Elaine Mak
Published Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 272 pages)
Series Hart studies in comparative public law ; volume 3
Hart studies in comparative public law ; volume 3
Contents Introduction: Highest courts in flux -- Understanding the development of highest courts' practices : a constitutional-theoretical approach -- Introducing the comparative and empirical analysis -- Incorporating the transnational : judicial roles, relations and working methods in a globalised world -- The use of foreign law in judicial decision-making -- Conclusion: Assessing the development of highest courts' practices
Summary Based on interviews with judges, this book presents the inside story of how judges engage with international and comparative law in the highest courts of the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, France and the Netherlands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-255) and index
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Subject Appellate courts -- Western countries.
Courts of last resort -- Western countries.
Judgments, Foreign -- Western countries.
Judicial assistance -- Western countries.
Justice, Administration of -- Western countries.
Judicial process -- Western countries.
Law and globalization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306515807 (MyiLibrary)
1782253645 (electronic bk.)
9781306515801 (MyiLibrary)
9781782253648 (electronic bk.)