T H Bingham
|獎賞：||Winner of Orwell Prize 2011.|
|描述：||ix, 213 pages ; 23 cm|
|内容：||The importance of the rule of law --
Some history --
The accessibility of the law --
Law not discretion --
Equality before the law --
The exercise of power --
Human rights --
Dispute resolution --
A fair trial --
The rule of law in international legal order --
Terrorism and the rule of law --
The rule of law and the sovereignty of Parliament.
'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has become even more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of? This title examines what the idea actually means.