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Administrative Justice Fin de siècle – Early Judicial Standards of Administrative Conduct in Europe (1890-1910) - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Administrative Justice Fin de siècle: Early Judicial Standards of Administrative Conduct in Europe (1890-1910)

Giacinto della Cananea and Stefano Mannoni


This book argues that too often the evolution of administrative law in Europe has been considered in the light of legal doctrines fashioned at the national level, if not of few authors, whose works are quoted to stress the different paths undertaken by European countries after the French Revolution. The book deviates from these standard accounts in that it focuses on control of administrative power by the courts and considers, empirically, judicial decisions at the epoch of the Belle Époque, more precisely the years 1890-1910. The legal systems selected for comparison include Austria, Belgium, ... More

Keywords: Administrative law, Common core, Courts, Due process of law, General principles of law, Judicial review, Rule of law

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198867562
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198867562.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Giacinto della Cananea, editor
Professor of Administrative Law, Bocconi University

Stefano Mannoni, editor
Professor of Legal History, University of Florence

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Part I Introduction

Part II The Legal Systems Selected for Comparative Analysis

Part III Comparative Studies