Constitutionalism: an idea whose time has come ... and gone?
AbstractAn article taken from the John Coffin lecture in the History of Ideas, which was given by the author at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, on May 13, 2008. The author considers in particular the model of contemporary constitutionalism that looks to constitutional adjudication as a way of transforming economies and polities, societies and cultures. Article by Harry W. Arthurs (University Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus and President Emeritus, York University, Toronto, Canada) published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
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