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New Modes in Old Orders: Crisis Government and the Written Constitution
Legal Philosophy Between State and Transnationalism Seminar Series
  • Nomi Claire Lazar, University of Ottawa
  • Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
Document Type
Video
Publication Date
10-5-2012
Keywords
  • Power (Philosophy),
  • Authority,
  • Implied powers (Constitutional law),
  • Constitutions--United States,
  • Law--United States--Roman influences
Abstract

Nomi Claire Lazar, Associate Professor, Facult of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, explores the reasons for the evident contrast found in the American approach to prerogative power and the centrality of ‘writtenness’ in our understanding of constitutional government.

Respondent: Benjamin Berger, Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Presented by Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime, and Security, Ontario Legal Philosophy Partnership and Osgoode Hall Law School.

Citation Information
Nomi Claire Lazar and Benjamin Berger. "New Modes in Old Orders: Crisis Government and the Written Constitution" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/benjamin_berger/10/