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Discrimination in the armed forces: A comparative analysis of the impact of UK and US civilian law on the military (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Ball, R. (2011, October). Discrimination in the armed forces: A comparative analysis of the impact of UK and US civilian law on the military. Paper presented at IUS on the Armed Forces Conference, Chicago

The civil-military relationship has predominantly been evaluated from a sociological or political science perspective. This paper examines the position of the Armed Forces within society, this so-called civil-military relationship, from a legal per... Read More about Discrimination in the armed forces: A comparative analysis of the impact of UK and US civilian law on the military.

Legitimacy of European Union law (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Ball, R. (2011, April). Legitimacy of European Union law. Paper presented at SLSA

Much of the focus of debates on legitimacy in the past has centred on democracy and the so-called democratic deficit when analysing the polity of the EU and its laws. However, according to Scharpf there are two aspects of legitimacy, input and outpu... Read More about Legitimacy of European Union law.