Readership: Scholars and students of comparative constitutional law and constitutional theory, European law, and legal history.
Jo Eric Khushal Murkens, Senior Lecturer, London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Jo Murkens is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Part I: Constitutional Law as a Discipline
1: The Emergence of Constitutional Law as a Positive Discipline
2: The Rejection of Constitutional Law as a Positive Discipline
Part II: Constitutional Law as a Method
3: Staatsrecht and Verfassungsrecht
4: External Application to the European Union
Part III: Constitutional Law as Political Jurisprudence
5: Sovereignty and Continuity
6: The Interpretation of the Basic Law by the Federal Constitutional Court
7: The Structure of the Federal Constitutional Court's Decisions in Maastricht and Lisbon
Appendix: Excerpts from the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany