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- Apex Courts and the Common Law (University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2019)
For centuries courts across the common law world have developed their systems of law by building bodies of judicial decisions. By deciding individual cases, common law courts settle litigation and move the law in new directions. Apex courts which sit at the apex of common law systems fulfil these st … Read more »
- (2019) 32 Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice 137, Forthcoming
Doubts are gathering about the future of Chevron deference. Under sustained attack from the forces of judicial supremacy on matters of legal interpretation and shorn of one of its strongest defenders (the late Justice Antonin Scalia), Chevron seems to be on the ropes. I begin by outlining the reason … Read more »
- My “Puzzling” Theory of Deference
My worst nightmare (which, admittedly, is a little bit different from the nocturnal terrors feared by most people) has just come to pass. Yesterday Professor Larry Solum extracted on his Legal Theory blog a piece from a recent article of mine and labelled it “puzzling”. Here is the offending passage … Read more »
- Forthcoming in Cane, Ip, Hofmann and Lindseth eds., Oxford Handbook of Comparative Administrative Law
Judicial review of factual error is an aspect of the problem of allocating power between judges and the political branches of government. This problem is shared by so-called Commonwealth jurisdictions whose contemporary law of judicial review of administrative action has devolved from the prerogativ … Read more »
- Forthcoming in Farrell and Howlin eds., The Oxford Handbook of Irish Politics
Everyone in Ireland is affected by the administrative state, in doing ordinary activities as varied as returning from abroad, applying for a driver’s licence, paying taxes, choosing a broadband internet package, or turning on the kettle. Hundreds of administrative agencies across the country churn o … Read more »
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