FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS: A COMPARATIVE VIEW (EDWARD ELGAR 2022), BY JOSÉ GUILHERME GIACOMUZZI

Public contracts have been rarely subjected to comparative legal research. Foundations of Public Contracts: A Comparative View is a contribution to start filling this gap by studying US, French, and Brazilian laws. The choice of these three legal systems is not casual. Comparative law, being essentially dialectical, develops by antagonisms. Among the influential Western liberal … Continue reading FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS: A COMPARATIVE VIEW (EDWARD ELGAR 2022), BY JOSÉ GUILHERME GIACOMUZZI

Outsourcing Rulemaking Powers, by C Jenart

Introduction Imagine a statute that confers powers on an independent regulator to decide on technicalities related to electricity and gas. Imagine a statute or statutory instrument that incorporates articles of a code against doping in sports developed by a privately notarized Swiss organization (World Anti-Doping Agency). Imagine, finally, a labour rule that was made by … Continue reading Outsourcing Rulemaking Powers, by C Jenart

REPLY from PAUL DALY, UNDERSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN THE COMMON LAW WORLD

This is the author's reply in a series of comments offered on Paul Daly's book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021) at a meeting hosted by the public law cluster at the Essex Law School on 9th March 2022 and gathering Paul Daly, John Bell (click here for his comments), Peter … Continue reading REPLY from PAUL DALY, UNDERSTANDING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN THE COMMON LAW WORLD

The ‘Core’ of Administrative Law: an Outsider’s View, by G della Cananea

This is the third piece in a series of comments offered on Paul Daly's book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021) at a meeting hosted by the public law cluster at the Essex Law School on 9th March 2022 and gathering Paul Daly, John Bell (click here for his comments), Peter … Continue reading The ‘Core’ of Administrative Law: an Outsider’s View, by G della Cananea

Environmental norm diffusion and domestic legal innovation: The case of specialized environmental courts and tribunals (RECIEL 2022), by J. Michael Angstadt

Environmental court diffusion: mechanisms and meaning Why are specialist environmental courts proliferating around the world? In recent years, researchers have observed a steady increase in these institutions (sometimes also referred to as “environmental courts and tribunals,” “green courts,” “green tribunals,” or “green benches”). However, an important opportunity remained to consider what actors and mechanisms are … Continue reading Environmental norm diffusion and domestic legal innovation: The case of specialized environmental courts and tribunals (RECIEL 2022), by J. Michael Angstadt

Comments on Paul Daly, Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World, by Peter Cane

This is the second piece in a series of comments offered on Paul Daly's book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021) at a meeting hosted by the public law cluster at the Essex Law School on 9th March 2022 and gathering Paul Daly, John Bell (click here for his comments), Peter … Continue reading Comments on Paul Daly, Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World, by Peter Cane

COMMENTS ON PAUL DALY, Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World, by John Bell

This is the first piece in a series of comments offered on Paul Daly's book Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World (OUP 2021) at a meeting hosted by the public law cluster at the Essex Law School on 9th March 2022 and gathering Paul Daly, John Bell, Peter Cane and Giacinto della Cananea. … Continue reading COMMENTS ON PAUL DALY, Understanding Administrative Law in the Common Law World, by John Bell

Towards future-proof comparative administrative law?, by Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel

A review of Susan Rose-Ackerman’s Democracy and executive power : Policymaking accountability in the US, the UK, Germany and France (Yale University Press, 2021) It cannot be denied that executive power in all its varieties plays an increasingly important role in the operations of modern democratic states. The governance of public health in the wake of … Continue reading Towards future-proof comparative administrative law?, by Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel

Oxford Handbook of Comparative Administrative Law, by Peter Cane, Herwig Hofmann, Eric Ip and Peter Lindseth

Recent decades have witnessed a flourishing of the comparative study of public law. While private law has long dominated the field of comparative law more generally, this is changing rapidly. For instance, recent years have seen the publication not only of much individual scholarship but also of notable collective volumes in the fields of comparative … Continue reading Oxford Handbook of Comparative Administrative Law, by Peter Cane, Herwig Hofmann, Eric Ip and Peter Lindseth

Some food for comparative thinking on the disclosure of reasons for administrative action: using comparative lenses to examine the French law of giving reasons, by Dominique Custos

The 40th anniversary of the French Act of 11th July 1979 relating to the statement of reasons of administrative decisions was the occasion for a special comparative issue of The Cahiers de la Recherche sur les Droits Fondamentaux (17 CahRDF 2019) published by the University of Caen Normandy Press (France). This issue is now available … Continue reading Some food for comparative thinking on the disclosure of reasons for administrative action: using comparative lenses to examine the French law of giving reasons, by Dominique Custos