Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: testing times -- Regulatory governance and the challenge of constitutionalism -- Models of economic and social regulation -- Rule-making and the American constitution -- Devolution and the regulatory state: constraints and opportunities -- The credit crisis and the constitution -- Rationing the use of common resources: problems of design and constitutionality -- Socio-economic rights and essential services: a new challenge for the regulatory state -- Competition law in Europe: the challenge of a network constitution -- Private law-making and European integration: where do they meet, when do they conflict? -- Reforming regulatory sanctions: designing a systematic approach -- Regulation, democracy, and democratic oversight in the UK -- Auditing regulatory reform -- Changed conditions, old truths: judicial review in a regulatory laboratory -- Conclusion: ten lessons.