Legislated Rights in the Anglo-American Tradition
Faulkner Law Review, Vol. 10, 2018
31 Pages Posted: 14 Jan 2020
Date Written: January 13, 2020
This article is a reply to critics and readers of a symposium issue published in volume 10 of the Faulkner Law Review on Legislated Rights: Securing Human Rights through Legislation (Cambridge University Press 2018; paperback, 2019). Richard Ekins and Grégoire Webber, two of the six authors of Legislated Rights, respond to essays by Victoria Nourse, Robert Lowry Clinton, Andy G. Orlee, and Adam J. MacLeod. The article is organised around the following themes: central case method; rights protection in the United States in comparative perspective; legislated rights and constitutional structure; scepticism about judicial review; oppressive 'rights' legislation; and legislated rights and common law.
Keywords: human rights, legal rights, constitutional law, central case, judicial review
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