Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-349) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction part I 2. Introduction part II 3. "As a system.the common law is a thing merely imaginary" 4. Recording law's experience : features of the "case" 5. The postcolonial, the visible and the invisible : the normal and the exceptional 6. Institutionalising judicial decision making : public reason and the doctrine of precedent 7. What we talk about when we talk about common law : the practice of precedent 8. The mirror and the dialogue : the common law, Strasbourg and human rights 9. The judicial practice of statutory interpretation 10. The politics of the judiciary revisited : rights, democracy, law 11. Judges and democracy 12. The integrity of the court : judgment and the prohibition on bias 13. The value of participation : the rights of the defence, equality of arms and access to justice 14. Open justice, closed procedures and torture evidence 15. Imagining civil justice 16. Imagining criminal justice 17. Conclusion.