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The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1: The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

Steven Gow Calabresi


These two books examine the history and growth of judicial review in the key G-20 constitutional democracies, which include the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, India, Canada, Australia, South Korea, Brazil, South Africa, Indonesia, Mexico, and the European Union. Both books look at four different theories, which help to explain the birth of judicial review, and to identify which theories apply best in the various countries discussed. The two books consider not only what gives rise to judicial review originally, but also what causes of judicial review lead it t ... More

Keywords: Comparative Constitutional Law, History of Judicial Review, Supreme Courts, Constitutional Courts, G-20 Nations, Comparative Government, Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, International Human Rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190075774
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190075774.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven Gow Calabresi, author
Clayton J. and Henry R. Barber Professor of Law, Northwestern University