Grégoire Webber

Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law

Macdonald Hall

Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6

Canada

http://law.queensu.ca/directory/gregoire-webber

London School of Economics - Law Department

Visiting Senior Fellow

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/law/staff/gregoire-webber.htm

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1.

Proportionality, Balancing, and the Cult of Constitutional Rights Scholarship

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 23 May 2010
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Proportionality, balancing, constitutional rights, Robert Alexy, David Beatty, incommensurability

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Britain's Political Constitution: A Normative Turn

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Feb 2009
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Political constitution, legal constitution, Richard Bellamy, JAG Griffith, Adam Tomkins, legislature

Proportionality and the Rule of Law: Rights, Justification, Reasoning Introduction

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 13/2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Grant Huscroft, Bradley W. Miller and Grégoire Webber
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Proportionality and the Rule of Law: Rights, Justification, Reasoning

PROPORTIONALITY AND THE RULE OF LAW: RIGHTS, JUSTIFICATION, REASONING, Grant Huscroft, Bradley W. Miller, and Grégoire Webber, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 May 2014
Grant Huscroft, Bradley W. Miller and Grégoire Webber
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Constitutional theory, judicial review, proportionality, comparative constitutional law, constitutional rights, interpretation, rule of law,

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Proportionality and Absolute Rights

Forthcoming in Vicki Jackson and Mark Tushnet (eds.), Proportionality: New Frontiers, New Challenges, Cambridge University Press, 2016 , LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 10/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Aug 2016
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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human rights, absolute rights, proportionality, balancing, specification

Proportionality and Absolute Rights

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 073
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2016
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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human rights, absolute rights, proportionality, balancing, specification

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Originalism's Constitution

THE CHALLENGE OF ORIGINALISM, G Huscroft and BW Miller,eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011, LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 19/2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, interpretation, originalism, constitutional construction

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Constituting Rights by Limitation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 2009
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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rights, limitation, specification, absolute, balancing, proportionality, limitation clause

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On the Loss of Rights

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Legal Reasoning and Bills of Rights

MODERN CHALLENGES TO THE RULE OF LAW, R Ekins, ed., LexisNexis, 2011, LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 1/2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Rights and the Rule of Law in the Balance

(2013) 129 Law Quarterly Review 399-419
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Rule of law; proportionality; balancing; rights; Fuller; Waldron; vagueness

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Asking Why in the Study of Human Affairs

American Journal of Jurisprudence, 2015, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-55
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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general jurisprudence, methodology, human affairs, description, explanation, central case, central case method

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Introduction: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation

Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights Through Legislation, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper, LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 17/2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2018
Grégoire Webber and Paul Yowell
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and Independent
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Introduction: The Negotiable Constitution: On the Limitation of Rights

(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009; Paperback Edition, 2012)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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rights, limitation, Constitution, legislation, specification

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Past, Present, and Justice in the Exercise of Judicial Responsibility

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-094, LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 16/2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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legislature, legislation, court, adjudication, dialogue, bills of rights, constitutional rights, separation of powers, HLA Hart, Rule of Change, Rule of Adjudication

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The Unfulfilled Potential of the Court and Legislature Dialogue

Canadian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 443-465, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, judicial review, dialogue, court, legislature

Proportionality and Limitations on Freedom of Speech

LSE Legal Studies Working Paper No. 7/2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Proportionality and Limitations on Freedom of Speech

Forthcoming, Fred Schauer and Adrienne Stone (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Freedom of Speech
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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proportionality, balancing, human rights, constitutional rights, First Amendment, freedom of expression, freedom of speech

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Eulogy for the Constitution That Was

(2014) 12 International Journal of Constitutional Law 468-486, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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British constitution; Martin Loughlin; Oakeshott

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Introduction: La fin de Oakes?

L.B. Tremblay and G.C.N. Webber, THE LIMITATION OF CHARTER RIGHTS: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON R. V. OAKES, Thémis, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Luc B. Tremblay and Grégoire Webber
University of Montreal - Faculty of Law and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Limitation clause, constitutional rights, proportionality, balancing, Oakes

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What is a Political Constitution?

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 May 2010
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Constitution, Legal Constitution, JAG Griffith, Adam Tompkins, Richard Bellamy, Constitutional Model, Political

What is a Political Constitution?

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, Issue 2, pp. 273-299, 2010
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law

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Parliament and the Management of Conflict

[2014] Public Law 100-111, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2015-008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Parliament, JAG Griffith, opposition, government, House of Commons

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Loyal Opposition and the Political Constitution

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 2017-093
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Aug 2017
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Loyal Opposition, Parliament, Public Law, Constitutional Theory, Political Theory, Political Constitutionalism

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The Question Why and the Common Good

Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 075, Jurisprudence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Jul 2016
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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philosophy of law, jurisprudence, Anscombe, philosophy of action, common good, methodology

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The Polycentricity of Political Financing

[2012] Public Law 310-327
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Political financing; Fuller; polycentricity; spending; expenditure; public policy

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Rationalism in Public Law

(2013) 76 Modern Law Review 708
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 May 2015
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Public Law, Rationalism, Oakeshott, Traditions, Technical Knowledge and Practical Knowledge

Rationalism in Public Law

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 4, pp. 708-734, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jul 2013
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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Public Law, Rationalism, Oakeshott, Traditions, Technical Knowledge and Practical Knowledge

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Some Internal Points of View in the Study of Law

(2012) 28 Constitutional Commentary 325-345
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Grégoire Webber
Queen's University - Faculty of Law
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HLA Hart; internal point of view; external point of view; reasons for action; James Allan

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Same-Sex Marriage in Canada: Contributions from the Courts, the Executive, and Parliament

King's Law Journal (2005), 16 (1). pp. 132-143
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2016
Grégoire Webber and Graham Gee
Queen's University - Faculty of Law and University of Birmingham
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same-sex marriage, Canada, human rights

A Confused Court: Equivocations on Recognising Same-Sex Relationships in South Africa

Modern Law Review, Vol. 69, Issue 5, pp. 831-842, September 2006
Posted: 04 May 2016
Graham Gee and Grégoire Webber
University of Birmingham and Queen's University - Faculty of Law

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Same-Sex Marriage, South Africa, Human Rights