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Title Rethinking the rule of law after communism / edited by Adam Czarnota, Martin Krygier, and Wojciech Sadurski
Published Budapest, Hungary ; New York, NY : Central European University Share Co., 2005
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Contents Transitional constitutionalism : simplistic and fancy theories / Wojciech Sadurski -- Democracy by judiciary / Kim Lane Scheppele -- Rethinking judicial review : shaping the toleration of difference? / Cindy Skach -- Foxes, hedgehogs, and learning : notes on the past and future dilemmas of postcommunist constitutionalism / Venelin I. Ganev -- Democratic norm building and constitutional discourse formation : experience from the Constitutional Review Chamber of Estonia / Vello Pettai -- Between nemesis and justitia : dealing with the past as a constitutional process / Adam Czarnota -- Transitional justice in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands after World War II : innovations, transgressions, and lessons to be learned / Luc Huyse -- Transitional justice after the breakdown of the German Democratic Republic / Claus Offe and Ulrike Poppe -- Models of transition--old theories and recent developments / Hubert Rottleuthner and Matthias Mahlmann -- Restitutive justice, rule of law, and constitutional dilemmas / Grazyna Skapska -- How far does transitional justice stretch? : judicial review for a dealing with the past in democratic transition / Renata Uitz -- Rethinking the rule of law after communism / Martin Krygier -- Transitional rule of law / Ruti Teitel -- Constitutional symbolism and political (dis)continuity : Legal rationality and its integrative function in postcommunist transformations / Jirí Pribán -- Corruption, anti-corruption sentiments, and the rule of law / Ivan Krastev -- -- Central Europe's second constitutional transition : the EU accession phase -- Neil Walker
Summary This volume surveys and contributes to the prolific debates that occurred in the years between the collapse of communism and the enlargement of the European Union regarding the issues of constitutionalism, dealing with the past, and the rule of law in the post-communist world. Eminent scholars explore the issue of transitional justice, highlighting the distinct roles of legal and constitutional bodies in the post-transition period. The introduction seeks to frame the work as an intervention in the discussion of communism and transition-two stable and separate points-while emphasizing the instability of the post-transition moment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Constitutional law.
Rule of law -- Europe, Central
Rule of law -- Europe, Eastern
Constitutional law.
LAW / Constitutional
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Rule of law.
Central Europe.
Eastern Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Czarnota, Adam W.
Krygier, Martin.
Sadurski, Wojciech, 1950-
ISBN 1281376922