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The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective : Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice - Mortimer Sellers

The Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective

Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice

By: Mortimer Sellers (Editor), Tadeusz Tomaszewski (Editor)

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The papers collected in this volume grow out of a series of discussions on the concept of "The Rule of Law" held at meetings of the European AmericanConsortiumforLegalEducationinWarsaw(2008),theAmerican SocietyforLegalHistoryinTempe,Arizona(2007),andtheAssociationof AmericanLawSchoolsinSanDiego,California(2009). Thegatheringof theEuropean-AmericanConsortiumforLegalEducationwasparticularly signi?cant,becauseitalsomarkedthetwo-hundredthanniversaryofthe UniversityofWarsawFacultyofLaw. Wewouldliketothankthosewho attendedthesemeetingsfortheirinsightfulremarksandfortheirinspi- tion,suggestionsandencouragementinbetterunderstandingtheruleof lawfromacomparativeperspective. Thanksarealsoduetothefaculty,staffandstudentsoftheUniversityof BaltimoreCenterforInternationalandComparativeLawwhopreparedthis volumeforpublication,andparticularlytoKatieRolfes,LaurieSchnitzer, BarbaraCoyle,KathrynSpanogle,MoradEghbal,JamesMaxeiner,Nicholas Allen, Caroline Andes, Michael Beste, Suzanne Conklin, Pratima Lele, ShandonPhan,T. J. Sachse,ToschaStoner-SilbaughandBjornThorstensen. WearealsogratefultoDavidBederman,MichaelHoe?ich,CarlLandauer, DavidLieberman,JulesLobel,IleanaPorras,andBrianTamanahafortheir commentsofearlierversionsofthechapterspublishedhere. Imperialegumpotentioraquamhominumesto! Baltimore,MD,USA MortimerSellers Warsaw,Poland TadeuszTomaszewski vii Contents 1 AnIntroductiontotheRuleofLawinComparativePerspective 1 MortimerSellers 2 TheRuleofLawinAncientGreekThought ...11 FredD. Miller 3 TheLiberalStateandCriminalLawReforminSpain...19 AnicetoMasferrer 4 Some Realism About Legal Certainty in the GlobalizationoftheRuleofLaw...41 JamesR. Maxeiner 5 IsGoal-BasedRegulationConsistentwiththeRuleofLaw?. . 57 S. J. A. terBorgandW. S. R. Stoter 6 Re?ectionsonShakespeareandtheRuleofLaw ...71 RobertW. Peterson 7 America'sConstitutionalRuleofLaw:StructureandSymbol. 89 RobinCharlow 8 ConstitutionsWithoutConstitutionalism:TheFailure ofConstitutionalisminBrazil ...101 AugustoZimmermann 9 RuleofLaw,PowerDistribution,andtheProblemof FactioninCon?ictInterventions...147 DanielH. Levine ix x Contents 10 TheRuleofLawinTransitionalJustice:TheFujimori TrialinPeru ...177 LisaJ. Laplante 11 TheInteractionofCustomaryLawwiththeModern RuleofLawinAlbaniaandKosova...201 GencTrnavci 12 Dualism, Domestic Courts, and the Rule ofInternationalLaw...217 FionadeLondras Index...2 45 Contributors RobinCharlow HofstraUniversitySchoolofLaw,Hempstead,NY,USA, robin. charlow@hofstra. edu FionadeLondras SchoolofLaw,InstituteofCriminology,University CollegeDublin,Dublin,Ireland,?onadelondras@ucd. ie LisaJ. Laplante MarquetteUniversityLawSchool,Milwaukee,WI,USA; PraxisInstituteforSocialJustice,Medford,MA,USA, lisa. laplante@marquette. edu DanielH. Levine SchoolofPublicPolicy,InstituteforPhilosophyand PublicPolicy,UniversityofMaryland,CollegePark,MD,USA, dhlevine@umd. edu AnicetoMasferrer ComparativeLegalHistory,FacultyofLaw,University ofValencia,Valencia,Spain,aniceto. masferrer@uv. es JamesR. Maxeiner CenterforInternationalandComparativeLaw, UniversityofBaltimoreSchoolofLaw,Baltimore,MD,USA, jmaxeiner@ubalt. edu FredD. MillerJr. SocialPhilosophyandPolicyCenter,BowlingGreen StateUniversity,BowlingGreen,OH,USA,fmiller@bgnet. bgsu. edu RobertW. Peterson SantaClaraUniversitySchoolofLaw,SantaClara, CA,USA,rpeterson@scu. edu MortimerSellers UniversitySystemofMaryland;CenterforInternational andComparativeLaw,UniversityofBaltimoreSchoolofLaw,Baltimore, MD,USA,msellers@ubalt. edu W. S. R. Stoter FacultyofTechnology,PolicyandManagement,Policy, Organisation,LawandGamingResearchGroup,DelftUniversityof xi xii Contributors Technology,Delft,TheNetherlands;SchoolofLaw'sConstitutionaland AdministrativeLawResearchGroup,ErasmusUniversityRotterdam, Rotterdam,TheNetherlands,stoter@frg. eur. nl S. J. A. terBorg Policy,Organisation,LawandGamingResearchGroup, FacultyofTechnology,PolicyandManagement,DelftUniversityof Technology,Delft,TheNetherlands,s. j. a. terborg@tudelft. nl TadeuszTomaszewski FacultyofLaw,UniversityofWarsaw,Warsaw, Poland,tadtom@wpia. uw. edu. pl GencTrnavci UniversityofBihac, ' Bihac, ' BosniaandHerzegovina, trnavci_hrcpc@yahoo. com AugustoZimmermann MurdochUniversitySchoolofLaw,Perth,Western Australia,a. zimmermann@murdoch. edu.

1. An Introduction to the Rule of Law in Comparative Perspective; Mortimer Sellers.- 2. The Rule of Law in Ancient Greek Thought; Fred D. Miller, Jr.- 3. The Liberal State and Criminal Law Reform in Spain; Aniceto Masferrer.- 4. Some Realism about Legal Certainty in the Globalization of the Rule of Law; James R. Maxeiner.- 5. Is Goal-Based Regulation Consistent with the Rule of Law? S.J.A. ter Borg, W.S.R. Stoter.- 6. Reflections on Shakespeare and the Rule of Law; Robert W. Peterson.- 7. America's Constitutional Rule of Law: Structure and Symbol, Not Substance and Rights; Robin Charlow.- 8. Constitutions without Constitutionalism: The Failure of Constitutionalism in Brazil; Augusto Zimmermann.- 9. Rule of Law, Power Distribution, and the Problem of Faction in Conflict Interventions; Daniel Levine.- 10. The Rule of Law in Transitional Justice: The Fujimori Trial in Peru; Lisa J. Laplante.- 11. The Interaction of Customary Law with the Modern Rule of Law in Albania and Kosova; Genc Trnavci.- 12. Dualism, Domestic Courts, and the Rule of International Law; Fiona de Londras

ISBN: 9789048137480
ISBN-10: 9048137489
Series: Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 253
Published: 15th April 2010
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.22