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Judicial Transformations: The Rights Revolution in the Courts of Europe

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser


Fundamental rights are exploding across all areas of law in Europe. This rights revolution is transforming European judicial culture and the judge's political role at breakneck speed. Not only have fundamental rights become an integral part of litigation in the domestic and European courts, but their advent has provoked an ongoing revolution in French and European procedural, doctrinal, institutional, and conceptual structures. Grounded in comparative law and political science, this book tells the story of the rights revolution. Part of the story is social and intellectual. As the polity has b ... More

Keywords: rights revolution, judicial culture, domestic courts, European courts, legal controversies, Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199570775
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570775.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mitchel de S.-O.-l'E. Lasser, author
Jack G. Clarke Professor of Law, Cornell Law School