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The common law constitution

Author: John Laws
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Hamlyn lectures, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The law is not a science, for its purpose is not to find out natural facts. It is an art as architecture is an art: its function is practical, but it is enhanced by such qualities as elegance, economy and clarity. The law has two practical purposes: first, to require, forbid or penalise forms of conduct between citizen and citizen, and citizen and State; secondly, to provide formal rules for classes of human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Laws
ISBN: 9781107077720 1107077729 9781107434653 1107434653
OCLC Number: 875884502
Description: xvi, 90 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Lecture I. The common law and state power --
Lecture II. The common law and extremism --
Lecture III. The common law and Europe.
Series Title: Hamlyn lectures, 2013.
Responsibility: Sir John Laws.

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For the 2013 Hamlyn Lectures, Sir John Laws explored the constitutional balance between law and government in the United Kingdom.  Read more...

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