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Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy & James Fowkes, Due Process of Lawmaking: The United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union

Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy & James Fowkes, Due Process of Lawmaking: The United States,... AJCLAW_avx009.indd Book Reviews Su San Ro Se -a cke Rman , Sanietef e ygid & Jame S f owke S, d ue PRoce SS of Lwmakinga : t he u nited Steat S, South a f Raic , g e Rmany , and the e u Ro Pean u nion (Cambridge University Press, 2015)† Reviewed by Eoin Carolan* Insightful, informative, and occasionally provocative, Due Process of Lawmaking: The United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy, and James Fowkes is a consummate example of comparative public law scholarship. As the title indicates, the book investigates the law of lawmaking across four jurisdictions with quite different institu- tional contexts and constitutional cultures: the United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union. One of the book’s most commendable qualities is the careful and methodical way in which the authors embark upon this ambitious inquiry. Demonstrating a judicious awareness of potential method- ological pitfalls, the authors’ analysis coheres around a number of dimensions and themes. Conceptually, the book emphasizes democ- racy, rights, and competence as relevant principles of democratic legitimacy. Institutionally, the analysis follows conventional distinc- tions between lawmaking in the legislative and executive branches. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Comparative Law Oxford University Press

Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy & James Fowkes, Due Process of Lawmaking: The United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union

American Journal of Comparative Law , Volume 65 (3) – Nov 13, 2017

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AJCLAW_avx009.indd Book Reviews Su San Ro Se -a cke Rman , Sanietef e ygid & Jame S f owke S, d ue PRoce SS of Lwmakinga : t he u nited Steat S, South a f Raic , g e Rmany , and the e u Ro Pean u nion (Cambridge University Press, 2015)† Reviewed by Eoin Carolan* Insightful, informative, and occasionally provocative, Due Process of Lawmaking: The United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union by Susan Rose-Ackerman, Stefanie Egidy, and James Fowkes is a consummate example of comparative public law scholarship. As the title indicates, the book investigates the law of lawmaking across four jurisdictions with quite different institu- tional contexts and constitutional cultures: the United States, South Africa, Germany, and the European Union. One of the book’s most commendable qualities is the careful and methodical way in which the authors embark upon this ambitious inquiry. Demonstrating a judicious awareness of potential method- ological pitfalls, the authors’ analysis coheres around a number of dimensions and themes. Conceptually, the book emphasizes democ- racy, rights, and competence as relevant principles of democratic legitimacy. Institutionally, the analysis follows conventional distinc- tions between lawmaking in the legislative and executive branches.

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American Journal of Comparative LawOxford University Press

Published: Nov 13, 2017

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