'This book...is contribution to the burgeoning debate about emergency powers in post-9/11 liberal democracies...The book presents a rich and complex argument that proceeds at a number of levels...the book will be of interest to political philosophers and historians of political thought as well as to legal scholars." --Jeremy Rayner, University of Regina, Canadian Journal of Political Science
"...With The Constitution of Law, Dyzenhaus joins the ranks of the "middle ground" scholars who claim a strong and vibrant role for the judiciary that is legitimate...Readers can and should engage, at many levels, with complexity of his thought in this important book." --Jamie Cameron, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence [Vol. XXI, No. 2, July 2008]
Deals with the urgent question of how governments should respond to emergencies and terrorism by exploring the idea that there is an unwritten constitution of law, exemplified in the common law constitution of Commonwealth countries.