Evan Fox-Decent

McGill University - Faculty of Law

Professor

3644 Peel Street

Montreal H3A 1W9, Quebec

Canada

http://www.mcgill.ca/law/about/profs/fox-decent-evan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

A Fiduciary Theory of Jus Cogens

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 884 (15,724)

Abstract:

jus cogens, peremptory norms, human rights, international law, sovereignty, fiduciary, authority, legitimacy

2.

Rethinking the Relationship between International and Domestic Law

Armand De Mestral & Evan Fox-Decent, "Rethinking the Relationship Between International and Domestic Law" (2009) 53:4 McGill LJ 573.
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Armand Claude de Mestral and Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 659 (27,157)

Abstract:

International law, reception, implementation, rule of law, treaty, customary law

3.

Human Rights, Emergencies, and the Rule of Law

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 34, p. 39 (2012)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 488 (36,059)

Abstract:

emergencies, state of emergency, state of exception, rule of law, human rights, international law

4.

Is the Rule of Law Really Indifferent to Human Rights?

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 533-581, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 475 (42,388)

Abstract:

rule of law, human rights, fuller, raz, hart, philosophy of law, legal positivism, legal philosophy, agency, dignity

5.

Deriving Peremptory Norms from Sovereignty

American Society of International Law Proceedings, Vol. 103, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 353 (62,238)

Abstract:

jus cogens, peremptory norms, fiduciary, rule of law, international law, human rights

6.

The Fiduciary Constitution of Human Rights

Legal Theory, Vol. 15(4), p. 301 (2010)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Evan Fox-Decent and Evan J. Criddle
McGill University - Faculty of Law and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 324 (63,761)

Abstract:

human rights, sovereignty, Kant, fiduciary

7.

Rethinking the Process/Substance Distinction: Baker V. Canada

David Dyzenhaus, Evan Fox-Decent RETHINKING THE PROCESS/SUBSTANCE DISTINCTION BAKER V. CANADA, The University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 193-242, 2001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
David Dyzenhaus and Evan Fox-Decent
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law/Department of Philosophy and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 297 (63,761)
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Abstract:

judicial review, process, substance, human rights, fundamental values, best interests of children, convention on the rights of the child, immigration, rule of law, principle of legality

8.

The Fiduciary Nature of State Legal Authority

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 31, 2005
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 231 (79,599)

Abstract:

rule of law, fiduciary law, authority, law, legal authority, political authority, fiduciary, legal obligation, political obligation, trust, fiduciary relationships, fiduciary relations

9.

Parliamentary Privilege, the Rule of Law and the Charter After the Vaid Case

Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 117-140, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 224 (92,302)

Abstract:

parliamentary privilege, rule of law, judicial review

10.

The Charter and Administrative Law: Cross-Fertilization in Public Law

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN CONTEXT, C. Flood, L. Sossin, eds., pp. 169-195, Toronto: Emond Montgomery, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jul 2008
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 223 (105,095)

Abstract:

public law, administrative law, constitutional law

11.

Democratizing Common Law Constitutionalism

Evan Fox-Decent, "Democratizing Common Law Constitutionalism" (2010) 55 McGill LJ 511.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 204 (105,530)

Abstract:

common law constitutionalism, public law, rule of law, judicial review, democracy, fiduciary, trust-like, Roncarelli, Rand, common law constitution

12.

Contextual Constitutionalism after the UK Human Rights Act 1998

Evan Fox-Decent, "Contextual Constitutionalism after the UK Rights Act 1998" (2012) 62:1 University of Toronto LJ 133.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 193 (114,028)

Abstract:

Human Rights Act, Constitutional Law, European Convention on Human Rights, Judicial Review, Separation of Powers, Judicial Deference, Common Law Constitutionalism, Pluralism, Human Rights, Legality

13.

Suresh and Canada's Obligations Regarding Torture

National Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 12, pp. 425-447, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 177 (128,405)

Abstract:

torture, suresh, international law, human rights, implementation, incorporation, reception, refugee, deportation, refoulement

14.

Hobbes’s Relational Theory: Beneath Power and Consent

HOBBES AND THE LAW, D. Dyzenhaus & T. Poole, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

15.

Interest Balancing vs. Fiduciary Duty: Two Models for National Security Law

Evan Fox-Decent & Evan J Criddle, "Interest Balancing vs Fiduciary Duty: Two Models for National Security Law" (2012) 13:5 German Law Journal 542.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent and Evan J. Criddle
McGill University - Faculty of Law and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 129 (138,074)

Abstract:

national security, emergencies, emergency powers, torture, human rights, fiduciary

16.

Implementation and Reception: The Congeniality of Canada's Legal Order to International Law

THE GLOBALIZED RULE OF LAW: RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC LAW, Oonagh Fitzgerald, et. al. eds., Irwin Law, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Armand Claude de Mestral and Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 122 (170,679)

Abstract:

international law, rule of law, dualism, human rights, implementation, judicial review, reception

17.

Unseating Unilateralism

'Private Law and the Rule of Law', Lisa Austin & Dennis Klimchuk eds (OUP, 2014).
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 120 (177,657)

Abstract:

unilateralism, Hobbes, rule of law, laws of nature, authority, arbitration

18.

Fashioning Legal Authority from Power: The Crown-Native Fiduciary Relationship

New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 4, pp. 91-116, 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 113 (184,024)

Abstract:

first nations, aboriginal, aboriginal peoples, indigenous, indian, fiduciary

19.

Review Essay of Mark Ribeiro, Limiting Arbitrary Power: The Vagueness Doctrine in Canadian Constitutional Law

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 20, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 109 (175,594)

Abstract:

vagueness, rule of law, Canadian constitutional law

20.

From Fiduciary States to Joint Trusteeship of the Atmosphere: The Right to a Healthy Environment Through a Fiduciary Prism

Evan Fox-Decent, From Fiduciary States to Joint Trusteeship of the Atmosphere: The Right to a Healthy Environment Through a Fiduciary Prism, in FIDUCIARY DUTY AND THE ATMOSPHERIC TRUST 253 (Ken Coghill, Charles Sampford & Tim Smith eds., 2012).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 104 (193,447)

Abstract:

Environment, Fiduciary, Global Warming, Climate Change, Human Rights

21.

Constitutional Legitimacy Unbound

Forthcoming in Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law, D Dyzenhaus & M Thorburn eds (OUP, 2015)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 94 (197,063)

Abstract:

constitutionalism, cosmopolitanism, open borders, Hobbes, Kumm, Forst, Benvenisti, rule of law, legality, sovereignty, trustees of humanity

22.

Fiduciary Authority and the Service Conception

Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law, Andrew Gold & Paul Miller eds (OUP, 2014).
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 82 (202,145)

Abstract:

raz, normal justification thesis, service conception, fiduciary, authority, duty to obey

23.

The Internal Morality of Administration: The Form and Structure of Reasonableness

THE UNITY OF PUBLIC LAW, David Dyzenhaus, ed., Hart Publishing, 2004
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 81 (224,663)

Abstract:

rule of law, judicial review, international law, human rights, legality

24.

The Charter and Administrative Law: Cross-Fertilization or Inconstancy?

Administrative Law in Context, Colleen Flood & Lorne Sossin, eds., p. 407, Edmond Montgomery, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent and Alexander Pless
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University
Downloads 79 (165,022)

Abstract:

Canadian Charter, Charter, administrative law, charter rights, Doré, Conway, Singh, Charkaoui

25.

Parliamentary Privilege, the Rule of Law and the Charter after the Vaid Case

Canadian Parliamentary Review, pp. 17-26, Autumn 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 73 (253,284)

Abstract:

parliamentary privilege, rule of law

26.

Why Self-Ownership is Prescriptively Impotent

The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. 32, pp. 489-506, 1998
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 70 (264,883)

Abstract:

self-ownership, Nozick, Cohen, Arneson, harm

27.

Sovereignty as Trusteeship and Indigenous Peoples

Evan Fox-Decent & Ian Dahlman, "Sovereignty as Trusteeship and Indigenous Peoples" (2015) 16:2 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 507.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Evan Fox-Decent and Ian Dahlman
McGill University - Faculty of Law and Government of Canada - Supreme Court of Canada
Downloads 66 (173,616)

Abstract:

indigenous, aboriginal, sovereignty, trusteeship, trustees of humanity, fiduciary, human rights, inter-american court

28.

The Charter and Administrative Law Part I: Procedural Fairness

Evan Fox-Decent & Alexander Pless, The Charter and Administrative Law Part I: Procedural Fairness, in ADMINISTRATIVE LAW IN CONTEXT, 3rd ed (Colleen Flood & Lorne Sossin, eds., Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent and Alexander Pless
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University
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Abstract:

administrative law, procedural fairness, Canadian Charter, oral hearings, undue delay, ex parte hearings, in camera hearings

29.

Guardians of Legal Order: The Dual Commissions of Public Fiduciaries

Evan J. Criddle & Evan Fox-Decent, Guardians of Legal Order: The Dual Commissions of Public Fiduciaries, in FIDUCIARY GOVERNMENT (Evan J. Criddle, Evan Fox-Decent, Paul B. Miller, Andrew Gold, Sung Hui Kim eds., Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

fiduciary law, public fiduciary theory, international law, public law, legal ethics, medical ethics, fiduciaries of humanity

30.

The Charter and Administrative Law Part II: Substantive Review

Evan Fox-Decent & Alexander Pless, The Charter and Administrative Law Part II: Substantive Review, in Administrative Law in Context, 3rd ed (Colleen Flood & Lorne Sossin eds., Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Evan Fox-Decent and Alexander Pless
McGill University - Faculty of Law and McGill University
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Abstract:

administrative law, Canadian Charter, Doré, Loyola, Conway

31.

Challenges to Public Fiduciary Theory: An Assessment

Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law (Andrew S. Gold & Gordon Smith, eds., Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

fiduciary, trustee, fiduciary relationship, fiduciary duty

32.

Dignity: A Special Focus on Vulnerable Groups

Posted: 05 Mar 2017
McGill University - Faculty of Law, McGill University - Faculty of Law, University of Toronto - Department of Economics, McGill University - Faculty of Law, McGill University - Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, Independent and McGill University - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

UDHR, Human Rights, Labour Rights, Indigenous Rights, Dignity, Self-Determination

33.

Keeping the Promise of Public Fiduciary Theory: A Reply to Leib and Galoob

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 126, p. 192 (2016)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

fiduciary, fiduciary theory, fiduciary norms, international law, human rights, torture, administrative law, loyalty

34.

The Authority of Human Rights

Evan Fox-Decent, 'The Authority of Human Rights' University of Toronto Law Journal (2017), Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

international law, human rights, jus cogens, rule of law, global constitutionalism, cosmopolitanism

35.

Fiduciaries of Humanity: How International Law Constitutes Authority (Chapters 1 & 7)

Evan J. Criddle & Evan Fox-Decent, Fiduciaries of Humanity: How International Law Constitutes Authority (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) (Chapters 1 & 7)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Evan J. Criddle and Evan Fox-Decent
William & Mary Law School and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

international law, human rights, state recognition, jus cogens, laws of war, international humanitarian law, global constitutionalism, war on terror, national security law, international refugee law, international institutions, fiduciary, rule of law

36.

Sovereignty's Promise -- 'Fiduciary Relationships and the Presumption of Trust'

Evan Fox-Decent, Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

fiduciary, trust, consent, Kant, Baier, vulnerability, incapacity

37.

Sovereignty's Promise -- 'Introduction: The State as Fiduciary and the Rule of Law'

Evan Fox-Decent, Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

rule of law, fiduciary, parent, child, Kant, libertarianism, common law constitutionalism

38.

Sovereignty's Promise

Evan Fox-Decent, Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Evan Fox-Decent
McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

fiduciary, Hobbes, rule of law, administrative law, legal order