Law & Politics
Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada
Examining recent developments in the judicial review of federalism through detailed surveys of the United States, Australia, and Canada, this book urges political scientists to take courts and judicial reasoning more seriously in their accounts of federal government.
Granting Judicial Review in Canada
Drawing from systematically collected information on the process, applications, and lawyers that has never before been used in studies of Canada’s Supreme Court, this book offers both a qualitatively and quantitatively-based explanation of how Canada’s justices grant judicial review.
Drawing on legal records and other archival documents, Jonathan Swainger considers the growth and development of the ostensibly apolitical Department of Justice in the eleven years after the union of 1867.
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