About Brian Christopher Jones
My research interests are generally in public law, especially comparative constitutional law, constitutional theory, socio-legal studies, civil disobedience, and law and technology.
See my edited collection on the Taiwan Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement here: www.routledge.com/9781472486141
Also, I blog with Jess Bravin (WSJ) about legislative nomenclature here: http://billtitles.blogspot.co.uk/
I hold a PhD in Law from the University of Stirling; an MA in Criminology, Law & Society from George Mason University, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. I am also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Constitutional Paternalism: The Rise and (Problematic) Use of Constitutional ‘Guardian ...
(forthcoming) New York University Journal of International Law & Politics (2018)
This article examines the origins and use of constitutional ‘guardian’ language, contending that the use of such language—which is now ...
Assessing the Constitutionality of Legislation: Constitutional Review in Taiwan's ...
Asia Pacific Law Review (2015)
This article examines the constitutional interpretative authority of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, while incorporating international viewpoints on constitutional review primarily from ...
Plain Language Prospects in American Public Law: Insiders Weigh In
American University Modern American (2013)
While many international lawmaking jurisdictions have incorporated plain language principles for statutory drafting, the United States remains reluctant, and subsequently ...