Book Talk: Constitutional Convergence in East Asia (CUP, 2021)

Event date
29 April 2022
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Oxford week
TT 1
Online - Zoom Meeting
Po Jen Yap (HKU) and Chien-Chih Lin (Academia Sinica), in discussion with Hayley J. Hooper (Oxford) and Yoon Jin Shin (Seoul National University)

Book cover of Constitutional Convergence in East Asia
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When: Apr 29, 2022 01:00 PM London  

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This comparative study of the constitutional jurisprudence of three East Asian jurisdictions investigates how the rulings of the Constitutional Court of Taiwan, the Constitutional Court of Korea and the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal have converged. The unique political contexts of all three jurisdictions have led to strong courts using the structured proportionality doctrine and innovative constitutional remedies to address human rights issues. Hong Kong, Taiwan, and South Korea have the only courts in Asia that regularly use a structured four-stage Proportionality Analysis to invalidate laws, and routinely apply innovative constitutional remedies such as Suspension Orders and Remedial Interpretation to rectify constitutionally flawed legislation. This volume explores how judges in these areas are affected by politics within their different constitutional systems. The latest developments in Asian constitutional law are covered, with detailed analysis of key cases.

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Constitutional Law