In countries and supranational entities around the globe, constitutional reform has transferred an unprecedented amount of power from representative institutions to judiciaries. The constitutionalization of rights and the establishment of judicial review are widely believed to have benevolent and progressive origins, and significant redistributive, power-diffusing consequences. Ran Hirschl challenges this conventional wisdom.
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Author Biography - Ran Hirschl
Ran Hirschl is Professor of Political Science & Law, University of Toronto and Canada Research Chair in Constitutionalism and Democracy.