Jacob Weinrib

Queen's University

Assistant Professor

Sutherland Hall

Room 544

Kingston, Ontario K7L3N6

Canada

http://https://queensu.academia.edu/JacobWeinrib

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“  I'm currently working on a book entitled, Proportionality: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream.  ”

Scholarly Papers (17)

When Trumps Clash: Dworkin and the Doctrine of Proportionality

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Ronald Dworkin, Constitutional Theory, Robert Alexy, Proportionality, Constitutional Rights, Limitations, Proportionality

When Trumps Clash: Dworkin and the Doctrine of Proportionality

Ratio Juris, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 341-352, 2017
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Kant on Citizenship and Universal Independence

(2008) 33 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 1-25
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Kant, citizenship, idea of the original contract

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Sovereignty as a Right and as a Duty: Kant's Theory of the State

Claire Finkelstein and Michael Skerker (eds) Sovereignty and the New Executive Authority (Oxford: University Press, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Kant, Immanuel; sovereignty; freedom; the state; authority; anarchy; justice; anarchism

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Dignity and Autonomy

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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human dignity, human rights, constitutional law, constitutional rights, proportionality, Dworkin, Waldron, Kant

Authority, Justice, and Public Law: A Unified Theory

University of Toronto Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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public law, authority, justice, anarchism, quietism, positivism, nonpositivism

Authority, Justice, and Public Law: A Unified Theory

(2014) 64:5 University of Toronto Law Journal 703-735, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 067
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Legitimacy and Authority, Natural Law, Justice, Rule of Law, Legal positivism, Public Law, Legal Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Liberalism

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Human Dignity and Its Critics

Jacobsohn and Schor, eds, Comparative Constitutional Theory (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018) 167-186
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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human dignity; human rights; constitutional rights; constitutionalism; justification; liberalism; determinacy; foundationalism; and proportionality

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The Modern Constitutional State: A Defence

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 40, 2014, 165- 211, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 066
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Judicial review, Justice, Canadian Constitutional Law, Constitutional Theory, South African Constitutional Law, Constitutionalism, Constitutional Design, Human Dignity, Constitutional Rights, Accountability and Governance Issues, Fundamental Rights

The Modern Constitutional State: A Defence

(2014) 40 Queen’s Law Journal 165
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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constitutional law, rights, human dignity, judicial review, Canada, South Africa, Germany, accountability, Waldron, Harel

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The Juridical Significance of Kant's 'Supposed Right to Lie'

Kantian Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 141, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Kant, lying, right, ethics, politics

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What Can Kant Teach Us About Legal Classification?

(2010) 23 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 203-231
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Private Law, legal classification, legal change, Kant, Hegel, Waddams

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Book Review: Why Law Matters by Alon Harel

(2016) 29 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 267-270, Queen's University Legal Research Paper No. 065
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Political Philosophy, Human Rights, Liberalism, Legal Theory, Philosophy Of Law, Judicial review, Justice, Autonomy, Philosophy of Punishment, Social and Political Philosophy, Moral and Political Philosophy

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Permissive Laws and the Dynamism of Kantian Justice

(2014) 33 Law and Philosophy 105-136
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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Kant, justice, injustice, moral politics, reform, progress, permissive law, public right, private right

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Dignity's Constitution: A Reply

Jurisprudence, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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human dignity; public authority; public justice; constitutional law; proportionality

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Maitland's Challenge for Administrative Legal Theory

Modern Law Review, Forthcoming, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1468-2230.12573
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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The Principles of Constitutional Reform

(2019) 24(4) (Special Issue on Kant and Law) Kantian Review 631-651
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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constitutional reform, constitutional amendments, authority, justice, constitutive, regulative, constituent power

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Rights in Search of Protection

(2020) 40 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 403-423
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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constitutional rights, fundamental rights, judicial review, courts, legislatures, legitimacy, justice, remedies, deference

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The Frank Dissent’s Novel Theory of the Charter: The Rhetoric and the Reality

Supreme Court Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University
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charter, rights, limits, justification, proportionality, purposive interpretation

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What is the Purpose of Freedom of Expression?

University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Jacob Weinrib
Queen's University

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Freedom of expression, hate speech, dignity, truth, democracy