JSI Seminar: Democracy and the Administrative State

JSI Seminar Series: Democracy and the Administrative State Speaker: Professor Edward L. Rubin, Vanderbilt University Theories of democracy are abundant, and becoming more so, but none seem to incorporate the administrative nature of the modern state. Either they ignore it, which makes the theory a form of alternative history, akin to science fiction, or they …

JSI Seminar Series: Strong Constitutional Courts

JSI Seminar: Strong Constitutional Courts Speaker: Professor Rosalind Dixon, UNSW   ‘Strong constitutional courts’ are courts that exercise ‘strong ‘powers of judicial review in enforcing constitutional constraints – but that are also effective in enforcing those constraints. Institutional strength of this kind, the paper argues, is also the product of both the external political environment …