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Courts and Federalism

Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada (Law and Society)

by Gerald Baier

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Published by UBC Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts & procedure,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Australia,
  • Canada,
  • USA,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • Judicial Power,
  • Law / Judicial Power,
  • judicial law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9397303M
    ISBN 100774812362
    ISBN 109780774812368
    OCLC/WorldCa62741886

    In its most general sense, federalism is an arrangement in which two or more self-governing communities share the same political space. Citizens of federal states (or superstates, as in the case. Federalism's implications on our legal and judicial systems. The emergence of separate and distinct legal and judicial systems within the country need not necessarily divide Filipinos, but it.

    The new federal regulatory regime was dealt a legal blow early in its existence. In , in United States v. E. C. Knight, the Supreme Court ruled that the national government lacked the authority to regulate manufacturing. 28 The case came about when the government, using its regulatory power under the Sherman Act, attempted to override American Sugar’s purchase of four sugar refineries. Instead, the richness of judicial federalism is most evident when state and federal courts are engaged in a single discourse, interpreting similar texts or principles in their respective constitutions within a common historical tradition or common framework of constitutional reasoning.

    The analysis in the book is both comprehensive and focused: it is comprehensive in the sense that it considers the development of federalism from a broader historical perspective, but it also focuses on key developments in the Supreme Court since the mids under . Federalism is one of the most influential concepts in modern political discourse as well as the focus of immense controversy resulting from the lack of a single coherent definition. Malcolm M. Feeley and Edward Rubin expose the ambiguities of modern federalism, offering a powerful but generous treatise on the modern salience of the term.


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This is an impressive book. In a brief pages of text the author presents a systematic analysis of judicial doctrines of federalism in three countries, the U.S., Australia, and Canada.

If for nothing else federalism scholars should read this book for concise and insightful accounts of recent federalism jurisprudence in these : Malcolm M. Feeley. Courts and Federalism examines recent developments in the judicial review of federalism in the United States, Australia, and Canada.

Through detailed surveys of these three countries, Gerald Baier clearly demonstrates that understanding judicial doctrine is key to understanding judicial power in a federation. Baier offers overwhelming evidence of doctrine’s formative role in division-of.

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Books shelved as federalism: The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, Federalism: Origin, Operation, Significance by William H. Riker, The Australian. Ralph A. Rossum's provocative new book considers the forces unleashed by an amendment to install the direct election of U.S. Senators.

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