Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date


Publication Information

27 World Pol. 282 (1975) (book review)


Donald P. Kommers reviews Richard D. Baker's Judicial Review in Mexico: A Study of the Amparo Suit (Austin and London: University of Texas Press, 1971); B. L. Strayer's Judicial Review of Legislation in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1968); Heinz Laufer's Verfassungsgerichtsbarkeit und politischer Prozess (Tiibingen: J.C.B. Mohr [Paul Siebeck ], 1968); Mauro Cappelletti's Judicial Review in the Contemporary World (Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1971); Edward McWhinney's Judicial Review (4th ed.) (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1969); Richard E. Johnston's The Effect of Judicial Review on Federal-State Relations in Australia, Canada, and the United States (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969); Thomas M. Franck's Comparative Constitutional Processes: Cases and Materials (New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1968); John M. Maki's Court and Constitution in Japan: Selected Supreme Court Decisions 1948-60 (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1964), Glendon Schubert and David J. Danelski's Comparative Judicial Behavior (New York and London: Oxford University Press, 1969); and Theodore L. Becker's Comparative Judicial Politics: The Political Function­ings of Courts (Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1970).



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