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Barnum, David G. “Foreign Intelligence Surveillance in the United States: Update,” European Human Rights Law Review 2008:5, 633-655.

Bateman, Thomas M.J., Janet L. Hiebert, Rainer Knopff, Peter H. Russell, The Court and the Charter: Leading Cases. Emond Montgomery Publications, 2008.

Breslin, Beau. From Words to Worlds: Exploring Constitutional Functionality. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

Carnota, Walter F. “Rights and Politics in Argentine Social Security Reform.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 115-126.

Royce Carroll and Lydia Tiede. “Judicial Review of the Chilean Constitutional Tribunal,” Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 8:4 (2011), 856-877.

Chesterman, John and Brian Galligan. “The Politics of Rights Protections in Western Democracies.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 29-40.

Cohn, Margit. “Non-Statutory Executive Powers and the Bancoult Affair: An Anxious Model of Judicial Review”, Public Law (2009), 260-286

Cohn, Margit. “Everything Flows: On Mark Tushnet’s Rights Revolution”, Israel Law Review (2009)

Margit Cohn, “Form, Formula and Constitutional Ethos: The Political Question/ Justiciability Doctrine in Three Common Law Systems”, American Journal of Comparative Law 59:4 (2011), 675-713.

Dodds, Graham. “Political Apologies and Racial Reconciliation.” Chapter in Sean P. Hier and B. Singh Bolaria, eds. Racism and Justice: Dialogue on the Politics of Inequality and Change. Fernwood Press, 2009, 137-151.

Dodds, Graham. “By Order of George W. Bush: The Unilateral Directives of a Unilateralist President.” American Review of Politics 29:3 (2008), 197-213.

Finkel, Jodi S. Judicial Reform as Political Insurance: Argentina, Peru, and Mexico in the 1990s. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.

Galligan, Brian and Emma Larkin. “Rights Protections – Comparative Perspectives.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 1-12.

Galligan, Brian and Emma Larkin. “Rights Protection: The Bills of Rights Debate and Rights Protection in Australia’s States and Territories.” Adelaide Law Review 28 (2007), 177-199.

Mahmoud Hamad, “The Constitutional Challenges in Post-Mubarak Egypt,” Insight Turkey 14:1 (2012), 51-69.

Hausegger, Lori, Matthew Hennigar and Troy Riddell, Canadian Courts: Law, Politics and Process. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Hiebert, Janet L. “Compromise and the Notwithstanding Clause: Why the Dominant Narrative Distorts our Understanding,” in James B. Kelly and Christopher Manfredi, eds., Contested Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Vancouver: UBC Press 2009.

Janet L. Hiebert, “Constitutional experimentation: rethinking how a bill of right functions,” in Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon, eds., Comparative Constitutional Law. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2012), 298-320.

Janet L. Hiebert, “Governing under the Human Rights Act: The Limitations of Wishful Thinking,” Public Law (2012), 27-44.

Hennigar, Matthew. "Reference re Same-Sex Marriage: Making Sense of the Government’s Litigation Strategy," in Contested Constitutionalism, edited by James Kelly and Christopher Manfredi. UBC Press, 2009

Hennigar, Matthew. "Conceptualizing Attorney General Conduct in Charter Litigation: From Independence to Central Agency," Canadian Public Administration, vol. 51:2 (2008), 193-215.

Hofnung, Menachem. “Litigating Military Service at Civil Court.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 97-114.

Jackson, Donald, Michael Tolley and Mary Volcansek (eds.), Globalizing Justice: Critical Perspectives on Transnational Law and the Cross-Border Migration of Legal Norms. Albany: SUNY Press, 2010.

Jackson, Donald and Mary Volcansek. “Human Rights or Trade Protection? US Politics and the World Trade Organization.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 115-172.

Kelly, James B. and Christopher P. Manfredi, eds., Contested Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009.

Kelly, James B. and Christopher P. Manfredi, “Should We Cheer? Contested Constitutionalism and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” in James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi, eds., Contested Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009, 3-29.

Kelly, James B. “Legislative Activism and Parliamentary Bills of Rights: Institutional Lessons for Canada,” in James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi, eds., Contested Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009, 86-106.

James B. Kelly and Matthew Hennigar, The Canadian Charter of Rights and the Minister of Justice: Weak-form Review within a Constitutional Charter of Rights,” International Journal of Constitutional Law (2012, forthcoming).

James B. Kelly, “Judicial and Political Review as Limited Insurance: The Functioning of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act in ‘Hard’ cases” Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 49:3 (2011), 295-317.

James B. Kelly, “A Difficult Dialogue: Statements of Compatibility and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act,” Australian Journal of Political Science 46:2 (2011), 257-278.

Jacqueline D. Krikorian, International Trade Law and Domestic Policy: Canada, the United States and the WTO. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, forthcoming Spring 2012.

Kommers, Donald P. John E. Finn, & Gary J. Jacobsohn, American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases & Comparative Materials, 3rd edition. Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Malleson, Kate. ‘Promoting Judicial independence in the international Courts: Lessons from the Caribbean’ International and Comparative Law Quarterly (forthcoming summer 2009).

Malleson, Kate and Peter H. Russell, eds. Appointing Judges in an Age of Judicial Power: Critical Perspectives from Around the World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Malleson, Kate. ‘Parliamentary scrutiny of Supreme Court nominees: A view from the UK’ Osgoode Hall Law Journal issue 44. no 3 Fall 2006.

Malleson, Kate. ‘Creating a Judicial Appointments Commission: Which Model Works Best?’ Public Law, Spring 2004

Popova, Maria. "Political Competition as an Obstacle to Judicial Independence," Comparative Political Studies 43:10 (2010).

Maria Popova, Politicized Justice in Emerging Democracies: A Study of Courts in Russia and Ukraine. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Riddell, Troy, Lori Hausegger and Matthew Hennigar. "Federal Judicial Selection: Examining the Harper Appointments and Reforms," Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law, vol. 2 (2009), 499-522.

Rush, Mark. “Election Law Issues on the United States Supreme Court’s Agenda after the Presidential Election of 2008.” Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 3:1 (2009).

Rush, Mark and Christopher Manfredi: “From Deference and Democracy to Dialogue and Distrust: The Evolution of the Court’s View of the Franchise and It’s Impact on the Judicial Activism Debate.” 45 Supreme Court Law Review (2d series) 19 (2009).

Russell, Peter H. and Lorne Sossin, eds., Parliamentary Democracy in Crisis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009.

Russell, Peter H., Rainer Knopff, Thomas M.J. Bateman, Janet Hiebert, The Court and the Constitution: Leading Cases. Emond Montgomery Publications, 2008.

Smith, Charles Anthony. “Credible Commitments and the Early American Supreme Court” Law & Society Review 42:1 (2008), 75-110.

Smith, Charles Anthony and Heather M. Smith. “Embedded Realpolitick: Re-evaluating the U.S. Opposition to the ICC.” in The Global Politics of the International Criminal Court: Global Governance in Context. Steven C. Roach, ed., Oxford University Press, 2009.

Charles Anthony Smith. The Rise and Fall of War Crimes Trials: From Charles I to Bush II. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Songer, Donald R. The Transformation of the Supreme Court of Canada: An Empirical Examination. University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Songer, Donald R. & Julia Siripurapu . (2009) “The Unanimous Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada as a Test of the Attitudinal Model” Canadian Journal of Political Science 42: 65-92.

Tate, C. Neal, Linda Camp Keith and Steven C. Poe. “Is the Law a Mere Parchment Barrier to Human Rights Abuse?” Journal of Politics 71:2 (2009), 644-660.

Tolley, Michael C. “Parliamentary Scrutiny of Rights in the United Kingdom: Assessing the Work on the Joint Committee on Human Rights.” Australian Journal of Political Science 44:1 (2009), 41-56.

Trochev, Alexi. Judging Russia: Constitutional Courts in Russian Politics, 1990-2006. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Trochev, Alexei. "All Appeals Lead to Strasbourg? Unpacking the Impact of the European Court of Human Rights on Russia," Demokratizatsiya 17:2 (2009),145-178.

Published on Thursday, July 2 2009 by James Kelly