Constitutional Theory


Making Constitutionalism Work in Islamic Countries


An internationally recognized scholar of constitutionalism and Islamic law, Abdullahi An-Na'im has developed a theoretical framework as well as practical strategies for pursuing two inter-related goals: promoting the cultural and religious legitimacy of both constitutionalism and human rights in African and Islamic societies. more >

- Abdullahi An-Na'im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law and Director, Center for International and Comparative Law

 

Assessing Fundamental Questions of Law & Morality


“Ever since my first class in constitutional law,” Michael Perry says, “I’ve been most deeply engaged intellectually by questions concerning the relationship of morality to law — specifically, as that relationship plays out in the context of the constitutional law of the United States.” more >

- Michael J. Perry, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law

 

Challenging the Corporate Wisdom


Widely recognized as a scholar, teacher, presenter, and innovative thinker, Robert B. Ahdieh makes a habit of challenging our conventional assumptions in corporate and securities law. That’s what happens, he suggests, when we ask first questions: Why do we regulate? Given that, how should we do so? And when? Who, finally, should be allowed to regulate — and who should decide who’s allowed? more >

- Robert B. Ahdieh, Vice Dean and Professor of Law

 

Weighing Jurisdictional Competition in Corporate Law


Continuing Emory’s tradition of law and economics scholarship in corporate law, William J. Carney has produced more than 50 articles and book chapters, several books, and two market-leading casebooks. Corporate Finance: Principles and Practice is in its second edition (Foundation 2010); this year saw the third edition of Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials (Foundation 2011). more >

- William J. Carney, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law

 

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