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After Public Law

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker


Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However, in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. What function and future can public law have in this rapidly transforming landscape, where globalized states and supranational institutions have ever-increasing importance? This book takes stock of the idea, concepts, and values of public law as it has developed alongside the growth of the modern state, and assesses its continued usefulness as a distinct area of legal inquiry and normativity in ligh ... More

Keywords: public law, modern state, private law, concept of law, legal practice, global transformation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199669318
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669318.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, editor
Lecturer in Public Law, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Claudio Michelon, editor
Senior Lecturer in Law and Legal Theory, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

Neil Walker, editor
Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations, School of Law, University of Edinburgh

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