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Lives of the Law: Selected Essays and Speeches

Lives of the Law Selected Essays and Speeches

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  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2011
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document
  • Type: Book, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/lives-of-the-law-selected-essays-and-speeches-63493/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Bingham, Tom. Lives of the Law: Selected Essays and Speeches. Oxford: OUP Oxford, ©2011

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Lives of the Law: Selected Essays and Speeches is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 2011
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD660
  • Dewey Code: 349.41
  • ISBN: 9780191018527 019101852X
  • OCLC: 865331978

Main Contents

Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Contents; I. The Constitution and the Rule of Law; Looking Backward; 1. Magna Carta; 2. The Alabama Claims and the International Rule of Law; 3. Dicey Revisited; 4. The Evolving Constitution; I. The devolutionary principle; II. The representative principle; III. The principle of judicial independence; 5. The Old Order Changeth; Looking Forward; 6. A Written Constitution?; 7. The Future of the House of Lords; II. The Business of Judging; 8. The Judges: Active or Passive?; 9. Governments and Judges: Friends or Enemies? 10. The Highest Court in the LandIII. Human Rights and Human Wrongs; 11. The Human Rights Act: A View from the Bench; 12. Personal Freedom and the Dilemma of Democracies; 13. Habeas Corpus; 14. 'The Law Favours Liberty': Slavery and the English Common Law; 15. I Beg Your Pardon; IV. The Common Law; 16. From Servant to Employee: A Study of the Common Law in Action; 17. A Duty of Care: The Uses of Tort; 18. The Law as the Handmaid of Commerce; 19. A New Thing Under the Sun?: The Interpretation of Contracts and the ICS Decision; 20. The Internationalization of the Common Law; V. Lives of the Law. 21. Dr Johnson and the Law22. Mr Bentham is Present; Index; Notes.

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