Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

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    A year after the publication of Dicey's LAW OF THE CONSTITUTION, William Gladstone was reading it aloud in the House of Commons, citing it as authority. It remains, to this day, a starting point for the study of the English Constitution and comparative constitutional law. THE LAW OF THE CONSTITUTION elucidates the guiding principles of the modern constitution of England: the legislative sovereignty of Parliament, the rule of law, and the binding force of unwritten conventions. Dicey's goal was "to provide students with a manual which may impress these leading principles on their minds, and thus may enable them to study with benefit in Blackstone's Commentaries and other treatises of the like nature those legal topics which, taken together, make up the constitutional law of England."

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    Number of Pages: 585
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780865970038
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    Listed in: Comparative law, Constitutional & administrative law
    Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc

    Books by Albert V. Dicey

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