For the 2013 Hamlyn Lectures, Sir John Laws explored the constitutional balance between law and government in the United Kingdom. He argues that the unifying principle of the constitution is the common law and that its distinctive method has endowed the British State with profoundly beneficial effects, before examining two contemporary threats to the constitutional balance: extremism and the effect of Europe-made laws on the domestic English system.Read more
- Examines the potential for the UK Human Rights Act to lead to the exit of the UK from the EU
- Of interest to academics and practitioners working in constitutional law in all common law countries
- Relevant to those working on the impact of Europe-made law on domestic jurisdictions
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- Date Published: July 2014
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781316057933
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Table of Contents
1. The common law and state power
2. The common law and extremism
3. The common law and Europe.
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