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The law, politics, and the Constitution: essays in honour of Geoffrey Marshall

The law, politics, and the Constitution: essays in honour of Geoffrey Marshall

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Vernon Bogdanor, Geoffrey Marshall, David Butler
  • Biografical Information: Vernon Bogdanor is a Fellow at Brasenose College and Professor of Politics at Oxford.
    Dr David Butler is a fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
    Robert Summers is a Professor of Law at Cornell University.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
  • Publication Type (Medium): Festschriften, Aufsatzsammlung
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-law-politics-and-the-constitution-essays-in-honour-of-geoffrey-marshall/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

VIII, 311 pages : ILlustrations ; 23 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The law, politics, and the Constitution: essays in honour of Geoffrey Marshall is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by David Butler, Vernon Bogdanor, Robert Summers.
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 1999
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3989
  • Dewey Code: 342.41
  • ISBN: 0198295855 9780198295853
  • OCLC: 40940072

Main Contents

Introduction: ; Constitutional Monarchy: The Prerogative Powers ; New Labour and the New Premiership ; Devolution and the Constitution ; Ministerial Accountability: What and Where are the Parameters? ; Individual Ministerial Responsibility and a Dash of Principle ; Convention, Prescription, and Law in the British Constitution ; Parliamentary Procedure: The Hidden Power ; Elections: Legislation and Litigation ; Geoffrey Marshal and Public Law – The Early Years ; Bridging the Chasm: Public Law and Political Science ; Intrpreting Statutes in Great Britian and the United States: Should Courts Consider Materials of Legislative History? ; The Ombudsman ; Police Accountability: Four Cases and a Statute ; A Bibliography of Geoffrey Marshall's Writings

Summary Note

In contemporary British politics, the spotlight is thrown on issues of constitutional change and reform. This book tackles the key questions troubling politicians and observers of politics in a time of acute constitutional change. '''

Table of Contents

Introduction:
Constitutional Monarchy: The Prerogative Powers, Robert Blake
New Labour and the New Premiership, Kenneth O. Morgan
Devolution and the Constitution, Vernon Bogdanor
Ministerial Accountability: What and Where are the Parameters?, Dawn Oliver
Individual Ministerial Responsibility and a Dash of Principle, Diana Woodhouse
Convention, Prescription, and Law in the British Constitution, Nevil Johnson
Parliamentary Procedure: The Hidden Power, Philip Norton
Elections: Legislation and Litigation, David Butler
Geoffrey Marshal and Public Law – The Early Years, John Griffith
Bridging the Chasm: Public Law and Political Science, Gavin Drewry
Intrpreting Statutes in Great Britain and the United States: Should Courts Consider Materials of Legislative History?, Robert Summers
The Ombudsman, William Reid
Police Accountability: Four Cases and a Statute, David Williams
A Bibliography of Geoffrey Marshall's Writings, Robert Summers

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