Neil Walker

University of Edinburgh, School of Law

Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (55)

1.

Our Constitutional Unsettlement

Forthcoming in 'Public Law' (Summer, 2014), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014/11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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British constitution; European Union; Scottish independence; human rights; written Constitution; unwritten constitution

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Making a World of Difference? Habermas, Cosmopolitanism and the Constitutionalization of International Law

European University Institute Working Paper Law No. 2005/17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Constitution building, legitimacy, international agreements, Human rights, multi-level governance

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Universalism and Particularism in Human Rights: Trade-Off or Productive Tension?

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Law, legal theory, human rights, universalism, particularism, difference, globalization, margin of appreciation

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Constitutionalism and the Incompleteness of Democracy: An Iterative Relationship

University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/25
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2012
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Constitutionalism, Globalisation, Democracy, Modernity

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Locating the Public Interest in Transnational Policing

EUI LAW Working Paper No. 2007/17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Oct 2007
Ian Loader and Neil Walker
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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cross-border crime, police cooperation, internal security, governance

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The Philosophy of European Union Law

Europa Working Paper No 2014/06, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014/29
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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EU Authority, justification, interpretation, coherence, practical reasoning, validity, pluralism, integrity, legal system

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A European Half-Life? A Retrospective on Joseph Weiler's 'The Transformation of Europe'

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/01 , Europa Series Working Paper No. 2013/03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Weiler, Suprantionalism, EU, Peace, Prosperity, Messianism, Half-life, Community

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Reconceiving Law and New Governance

European University Institute Working Paper No. 2007/10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 May 2007
Neil Walker and Grainne De Burca
University of Edinburgh, School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Law School
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governance, multi-level governance, regulation, legitimacy, open co-ordination

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Out of Place and Out of Time: Law's Fading Co-Ordinates

U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Mar 2009
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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universalism, particularism, jurisprudence, constituent, time, place, international, constitutional

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Constitutional Pluralism Revisited

Forthcoming in European Law Journal (2016), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/12, Europa Working Paper No 2016/05
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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constitution, European Union, pluralism, monism, holism, sovereignty, sovereign debt crisis

Constitutional Pluralism Revisited

European Law Journal, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 333-355, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jun 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Legal Theory and the European Union

EUI Law Working Paper No. 2005/16
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Supranationalism, European Court of Justice, integration theory, legitimacy, sectoral governance

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The Jurist in a Global Age

Forthcoming in Van Gestel, Micklitz and Rubin(eds) Methodology in the New Legal World (Cambridge), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper 2015/13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Global, transnational, jurist, humanities, social sciences, service, critical, methodology, education, authority, unsettlement.

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The EU's Unresolved Constitution

THE EU'S UNRESOLVED CONSTITUTION, A. Sajo and M. Rosenfeld, eds., 2012, University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2011/15 , Europa Paper No. 2011/1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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law, constitutionalism, polity, unresolved, EU

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EU Constitutionalism in the State Constitutional Tradition

European University Institute Law Working Paper No. 2006/21
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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The Gap between Global Law and Global Justice: A Preliminary Analysis

A. Halpin and N. Roughan (eds), In Pursuit of Pluralist Jurisprudence (Cambridge), Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/30
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Global Law, Global Justice, idealism, pragmatism, critique

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Denizenship and the Deterritorialization in the EU

EUI Working Papers LAW No. 2008/08
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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European law, European citizenship, immigration policy, identity, diversity

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After the Constitutional Moment

The Federal Trust Constitutional Online Paper Series No. 32/03
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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draft Constitutional Treaty, Convention, constitutionalisation

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Postnational Constitutionalism and Postnational Public Law: A Tale of Two Neologisms

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/20
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2012
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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postnational, constitutionalism, public law, global administrative law, societal constitutionalism, constituent power, input legitimacy, throughput legitimacy, output legitimacy

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The Shifting Foundations of the European Union Constitution

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/18 , Europa Working Paper No. 2012/1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Constitution, legal order, Constitutional Treaty, state, EU, Euro crisis

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The Migration of Constitutional Ideas and the Migration of the Constitutional Idea: The Case of the EU

EUI Law Working Paper No. 2005-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Nov 2005
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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EU Constitutional Treaty, constitution building, supranationalism, European identity

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Surface and Depth: The EU's Resilient Sovereignty Question

POLITICAL THEORY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, J. Neyer and A. Wiener, eds., OUP: Oxford, 2010, U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/10 , Europa Working Paper No. 2010/02
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Sovereignty, constitutionalism, democratic deficit, EU, member states

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Beyond the Holistic Constitution?

U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/16
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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societal, constitutionalism, holistic, transnational, polity, regulation

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Sovereignty Frames and Sovereignty Claims

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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sovereignty, speech act, European Union, Parliamentary sovereignty, post-sovereignty, external sovereignty

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Multilevel Constitutionalism: Looking Beyond the German Debate

LEQS Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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On the Necessarily Public Character of Law

THE PUBLIC IN LAW, C. McCorkindale, G. Clunie, H. Psarras and C. Michelon, eds., Ashgate, Forthcoming, University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/35
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Public, Private, Doctrine, Discipline, Ius Publicum, Globalization

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The Cosmopolitan Local: Neil MacCormick’s Post-Sovereign World

THE POST-SOVEREIGN CONSTELLATION, J.E. Fossum and A. Menendez, eds., Springer, Forthcoming, University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/34 , Europa Paper Series No. 2010/3
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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universalism, particularism, post-sovereignty, European Union, cosmopolitanism, legal system

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The Antinomies of Constitutional Authority

in M Del Mar and R Cotterrell (eds) Authority beyond the State, Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2015/11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Cosmopolitan, state, constitution, democracy, global, authority

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Scottish Nationalism For and Against the Union State: The Vision of Neil MacCormick

MACCORMICK'S SCOTLAND, N. Walker, ed., Edinburgh University Press, 2012, U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2011/25
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2011
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Scotland, MacCormick, unionism, nationalism, liberalism, sovereignty, post-sovereignty

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The Place of European Law

THE WORLDS OF EUROPEAN CONSTITUTIONALISM, J. Weiler, G. de Búrca, eds., 2010, University of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2010/09, Europa Working Paper No. 2010/01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Universalism, particularism, individualism, collectivism, sovereignty, EU, constitutionalism

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Populism and Constitutional Tension

International Journal of Constitutional Law (2019, Forthcoming) , Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/18
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 May 2018
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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law, constitutionalism, populism, authoritarianism, transnational, democracy, modernity

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The EU as a Constitutional Project

Federal Trust Constitutional Online Paper No. 19/04
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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After Finalité? The Future of the European Constitutional Idea

EUI Working Paper No. LAW 2007/16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Oct 2007
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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European convention, treaty reform, constitution building, referendum, identity

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Constitutionalism and New Governance in the European Union: Rethinking the Boundaries

EUI Law Working Paper No. 2005/15
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2006
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Constitutional change, governance, polity building, supranationalism, political representation

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Constitutionalism and Pluralism: A Conflicted Relationship?

Forthcoming in A.Lang and A.Wiener (eds) Handbook of Global Constitutionalism, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/21
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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constitutionalism, pluralism, constitutional pluralism, plural constitutionalism, postnational, value pluralism, political pluralism, universalism

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Scotland's Constitutional Future: Interdependent Independence or Independent Interdependence?

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2013/05 , Europa Working Series Paper No. 2013/04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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sovereignty, Scotland, referendum, independence, devolution, EU, multi-level governance, identity

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Beyond Secession? Law in the Framing of the National Polity

S. Tierney (ed) Nationalism and Globalization (Hart, Forthcoming), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014/51, Europa Working Paper No 2014/11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Secession, self-determination, Scotland, Catalonia, EU, constitution, independence

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Human Rights and Global Public Goods: The Sound of One Hand Clapping

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2015/21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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human rights; public goods; political authority; political morality; global law; global justice

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Federalism in 3D: The Reimagination of Political Community in the European Union

Forthcoming in Catolica Law Review (2016), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/13, Europa Working Paper No 2016/06
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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federalism, Catalonia, Scotland, sovereignty, nationalism, European Union

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The Reframing of Law's Imperial Frame: An Analysis of Jim Tully's Theory of Post-Colonial Empire

EUI Working Papers LAW No. 2007/15
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Oct 2007
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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governance, globalization, sovereignty

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The Place of Territory in Citizenship

Forthcoming in R. Baubock, I. Bloemraad and A. Shachar (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/20
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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citizenship, territoriality, sovereignty, European Union, postnational, political community, denizenship, place, globalisation, identity

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Martin Loughlin and Postnational Constitutionalism: Some Counter-Scepticisms

Foundations of Public Law: A Critical Review, M. Dowdle and M. Wilkinson (eds) (Hart), June 2017, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/29
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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public law, constitution, postnational, Loughlin, pluralism, foundations

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The Territorial Constitution and the Future of Scotland

A McHarg, T Mullen, A Page and N Walker (eds) The Scottish Independence Referendum: Constitutional and Political Implications (OUP 2016), Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2015/37
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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territorial constitution; federalism; Unionism; sovereignty: Scotland; independence; referendum

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Social Democracy and Security

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2012/11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Crime, security, social democracy, globalization, neo-liberalism, criminology, criminal justice

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Internal Enlargement in the European Union: Beyond Legalism and Political Expediency

Carlos Closa (ed) Troubled Membership in the European Union (CUP, 2016), Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2015/32, Europa Working Paper No 2015/05
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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EU, Member State, Scotland, Catalonia, subsidiarity, enlargement, secession, dissolution, regionalism, independence, sovereignty, nationalism, sub-state nation, autonomy

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Justice in and of the European Union

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Justice, Justification, European Union, Democracy, Delegation, Collective Self-Authorisation, Legitimacy

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Subsidiarity and the Deracination of Political Community: The EU and Beyond

Stefan Oeter, Tilman Repgen, Hans-Heinrich Trute (eds) Europa als Idee, 2015, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2015/31, Europa Working Paper No 2015/04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Sep 2015
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Subsidiarity, federalism, federation, EU, ECHR, globalization, international law, deracination

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Sovereignty and Beyond: The Double Edge of External Constitutionalism

Virginia Journal of International Law (2018) vol 58, Forthcoming, Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2017/19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Oct 2017
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Law, Constitution, External Sovereignty, International Law, State, Modernity, Demarcation Sovereignty, Interdependence

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The EU's Constitutional Overabundance?

Forthcoming in European law Review (2016), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2016/14, Europa Working Paper No 2016/07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 May 2016 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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security, social, political, juridical, economic, constitutionalism, European Union, sovereignty

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The Legacy of the Lost EU Constitution

'Europe's Constitutional Overture' in N. Barber, M. Cahill and R. Ekins (eds) The Rise and Fall of the European Constitution (Hart, 2018), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Constitution, EU, renewal, crisis, referendum, state, legacy

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When Sovereigns Stir

Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2019/01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Sovereignty, Hobbes, Tuck, post-sovereign, populism, sleeping, stirring, constitutionalism

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The Idea of Constitutional Pluralism

Modern Law Review, Vol. 65, pp. 317-359, 2002
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2003
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Teleological and Reflexive Nationalism in the New Europe

To appear in: 'Changing Borders in Europe' Edited by Jacint Jordana, Michael Keating, Axel Marx, Jan Wouters (Routledge, 2018), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper No. 2018/32
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2018
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Law, politics, nationalism, sub-national, Scotland, Catalonia, constitutional

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Constitutionalising Enlargement, Enlarging Constitutionalism

European Law Journal, Vol. 9, pp. 365-385, July 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Sep 2003
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Reconciling Maccormick: Constitutional Pluralism and the Unity of Practical Reason

Ratio Juris, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 369-385, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Nov 2011
Neil Walker
University of Edinburgh, School of Law
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Civilizing Security

CIVILIZING SECURITY, Cambridge University Press, 2007, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17/2007
Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Ian Loader and Neil Walker
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Edinburgh, School of Law

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