Seminar: Alternative Histories of Judicial Review

On 16 February I will give a seminar for the Global History Workshop (GHW), part of the Global History Lab, the Department of History, Princeton University. 

In this talk I will argue for an expanded and pluralist view of histories of judicial review. I chart the itinerary of a curious constitutional invention, the constitutional writs in South Asia and other parts of the British empire. I take Myanmar as a case study, exploring the origins and growth of these writ remedies and its contemporary fate. In doing so, I will offer an alternative history of judicial review.