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Hart studies in comparative public law ; v. 1.
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Introduction : the methodology of the research : how to assess the reality of transjudicial communication? / Tania Groppi and Marie-Claire Ponthoreau Pt. 1: Reference to foreign precedents by the Australian High Court: a matter of method / Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone. Canada: protecting rights in a "worldwide rights culture", an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court of Canada (1982-2010) / Gianluca Gentili India: a "critical" use of foreign precedents in constitutional adjudication / Valentina Rita Scotti The Supreme Court of Ireland and the use of foreign precedents: the value of constitutional history / Cristina Fasone Israel: creating a constitution: the use of foreign precedents by the Supreme Court (1994-2010) / Suzie Navot Namibia: the Supreme Court as a foreign law importer / Irene Spigno South Africa: teaching an "old dog" new tricks? an empirical study of the use of foreign precedents by the South African Constitutional Court (1995-2010) / Christa Rautenbach Pt. 2: Austria: non-cosmopolitan, but Europe-friendly: the Constitutional Court's comparative approach / Anna Gamper Lifting the constitutional curtain? the use of foreign precedent by the German Federal Constitutional Court / Stefan Martini Hungary: unsystematic and incoherent borrowing of law: the use of foreign judicial precedents in the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court, 1999-2010 / Zoltan Szente A gap between the apparent and hidden attitudes of the Supreme Court of Japan towards foreign precedents / Akiko Ejima Mexico: struggling for an open view in constitutional adjudication / Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor and Ruben Sanchez Gil Romania: analogical reasoning as a dialectical instrument / Elena Simina Tanasescu and Stefan Deaconu Russia: foreign transplants in the Russian Constitution and invisible foreign precedents in decisions of the Russian Constitutional Court / Sergey Belov Judges as discursive agent: the use of foreign precedents by the Constitutional Court of Taiwan / Wen-Chen Chang and Jiunn-Rong Yeh United States of America: first cautious attempts of judicial use of foreign precedents in the Supreme Court's jurisprudence / Angioletta Sperti Conclusion: The use of foreign precedents by constitutional judges: a limited practice, an uncertain future / Tania Groppi and Marie-Clair Ponthoreau.