After Public Law

Hardcover | July 6, 2013

EditorCormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, Neil Walker

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Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. What function and future can public law have in this rapidly transforming landscape, whereglobalized states and supranational institutions have ever-increasing importance?The contributions to this volume take stock of the idea, concepts, and values of public law as it has developed alongside the growth of the modern state, and assess its continued usefulness as a distinct area of legal inquiry and normativity in light of various historical trends and contemporarypressures affecting the global configuration of law in general.Divided into three parts, the first provides a conceptual, philosophical, and historical understanding of the nature of public law, the nature of private law and the relationship between the public, the private, and the concept of law. The second part focuses on the domains, values, and functions ofpublic law in contemporary (state) legal practice, as seen, in part, through its relationship with private domains, values, and functions. The final part engages with the new legal scholarship on global transformation, analysing the changes in public law at the national level, including the newforms of interpenetration of public and private in the market state, as well as exploring the ubiquitous use of public law values and concepts beyond the state.

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Public law has been conceived in many different ways, sometimes overlapping, often conflicting. However in recent years a common theme running through the discussions of public law is one of loss. What function and future can public law have in this rapidly transforming landscape, whereglobalized states and supranational institutions h...

Cormac Mac Amhlaigh is a Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. He received his PhD from the European University Institute and his research focuses on UK constitutional law, public law and constitutional theory, the relevance and use of public law concepts beyond the state, and the theory and practice of h...

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1. Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker: IntroductionPart One: The Nature of Public and Private Law2. Martin Loughlin: The Nature of Public Law3. Chris Thornhill: Public Law and the Emergence of the Political4. William Lucy: Private and Public: Some Banalities About a Platitude5. Claudio Michelon: The Public, the Private, and the LawPart Two: The Domain, Values, and Functions of Public Law6. Cormac Mac Amhlaigh: Defending the Domain of Public Law7. Richard Bellamy: Public Law and Democracy: The Case of Constitutional Rights8. Stephen Tierney: The Nation as 'The Public': The Resilient Functionalism of Public Law9. Hector MacQueen: Public Law, Private Law, and National IdentityPart Three: The Evolution of Public Law?10. Inger-Johanne Sand: Globalization and the Transcendence of the Public/Private Divide - What is Public Law under Conditions of Globalization?11. Oliver Gerstenberg: (The Failure of) Public law and the Deliberative Turn12. Neil Walker: The Postnational Horizon of Constitutionalism and Public Law: Paradigm Extension or Paradigm Exhaustion?13. Megan Donaldson and Benedict Kingsbury: The Global Governance of Public Law14. Gianluigi Palombella: The (re)Constitution of the Public