William Partlett

Melbourne Law School

Associate Professor

185 Pelham St

Carlton VIC

Melbourne

Australia

http://law.unimelb.edu.au/about/staff/william-partlett

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“  I am interested in the insights that historiography and comparison can bring to constitutional law and theory. For more on my approach, please visit https://sites.google.com/view/partlett/home.  ”

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Russia's 2020 Constitutional Amendments: A Comparative Perspective

Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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constitutional law, comparative law, Russia

2.

The Dangers of Popular Constitution-Making

38 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 193 (2012)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2013
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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Is Socialist Law Really Dead?

48 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP) 463 (2016)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
William Partlett and Eric C. Ip
Melbourne Law School and The University of Hong Kong
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comparative law

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Reclassifying Russian Law: Mechanisms, Outcomes, and Solutions for an Overly Politicized Field

Columbia Journal of Eastern European Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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comparative law, Russian law, law and development, methodology

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Enforcing Oil and Gas Contracts Without Courts: Reputational Constraints on Resource Nationalism in Russia and Azerbaijan

Demokratizatsiya: Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, pp. 74-93, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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contract theory, oil and gas law, comparative law, legal theory

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‘The End of Globalization? - Resurging Nationalism, Authoritarian Constitutionalism and Uncertain Futures of Democracy’

TLI Think! Paper 22/2020, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Goethe University Frankfurt, Melbourne Law School, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University, King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law and McGill University, Faculty of Law
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Populism, Authoritarianism, Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Constitutionalism, State of Emergency, COVID-19, European Union, Council of Europe, European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

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The American Tradition of Constituent Power

15 International Journal of Constitutional Law 955-987 (2018)
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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constituent power, constitution-making theory, American constitutional tradition, comparative law, representation, constitutional politics.

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Courts and Constitution-Making

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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Kyrgyzstan’s 2021 Constitution: A Brief Comparative and Historical Analysis

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 944
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2021
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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constitutional law, comparative law, history

10.

Constitutional Historiography

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 896
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 31 Jul 2020
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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historians, historiography, constitutional

11.

Criminal Law and Cooperative Federalism

56 American Criminal Law Review 1663-1691 (2019)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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criminal law, constitutional law, federalism

12.

The Elite Threat to Constitutional Transitions

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Apr 2017
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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Engineers’ Problematic Comparative Legacy

Public Law Review, 31 (1) (2020) 22-27, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 876
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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engineers, constitutional law, Australia

14.

Redeeming the National in Constitutional Argument

World Constitutional Law (Forthcoming), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 949
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
William Partlett and Dinesha Samararatne
Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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constitutional adjudication, transnationalism, nationalism, Russia, Sri Lanka

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Post-Soviet Constitution Making

"Post-Soviet Constitution-Making" in Hanna Lerner and David Landau (eds), Comparative Constitution Making, Edward Elgar Publishing (2019), pp. 539-566, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 830
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
William Partlett
Melbourne Law School
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post-Soviet, constitutional law