Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Lecturer in Public Law, School of Law, University of Edinburgh,Claudio Michelon, Senior Lecturer in Law and Legal Theory, School of Law, University of Edinburgh,Neil Walker, Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
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 human rights law.
Claudio Michelon is Senior Lecturer in Law and Legal Theory at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. In 2006 he was awarded both a British Academy Visiting Fellowship and the H.L.A Hart Visiting Fellowship by the Oxford Centre for Ethics and the Philosophy of Law. His research focuses on legal decision-making, ethics, and epistemology, and also the law's political authority.
Neil Walker holds the Regius Chair of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the University of Edinburgh. He recently completed a review for the Scottish Government into the final appellate jurisdiction of the Scottish legal system. He is the author or editor of numerous volumes, including The Paradox of Constitutionalism (with Martin Loughlin, OUP 2007) and Europe's Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice (OUP 2004).
Table of Contents
1. Introduction, Cormac Mac Amhlaigh, Claudio Michelon, and Neil Walker
Part One: The Nature of Public and Private Law
2. The Nature of Public Law, Martin Loughlin
3. Public Law and the Emergence of the Political, Chris Thornhill
4. Private and Public: Some Banalities About a Platitude, William Lucy
5. The Public, the Private, and the Law, Claudio Michelon
Part Two: The Domain, Values, and Functions of Public Law
6. Defending the Domain of Public Law, Cormac Mac Amhlaigh
7. Public Law and Democracy: The Case of Constitutional Rights, Richard Bellamy
8. The Nation as 'The Public': The Resilient Functionalism of Public Law, Stephen Tierney
9. Public Law, Private Law, and National Identity, Hector MacQueen
Part Three: The Evolution of Public Law?
10. Globalization and the Transcendence of the Public/Private Divide - What is Public Law under Conditions of Globalization?, Inger-Johanne Sand
11. (The Failure of) Public law and the Deliberative Turn, Oliver Gerstenberg
12. The Postnational Horizon of Constitutionalism and Public Law: Paradigm Extension or Paradigm Exhaustion?, Neil Walker
13. The Global Governance of Public Law, Megan Donaldson and Benedict Kingsbury
14. The (re)Constitution of the Public, Gianluigi Palombella