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Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

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A year after the publication of Dicey's Law of the Constitution, William Gladstone was reading it aloud in the House of Commons, citing it as authority. It remains, to this day, a starting point for the study of the English Constitution and comparative constitutional law.

The Law of the Constitution elucidates the guiding principles of the modern constitution of England: th

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Hardcover, 437 pages
Published January 15th 2010 by Liberty Fund Inc (first published 1885)
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Although it was written in the late 19th century, there is still no better book to go to to learn about the distinctive features of the English legal system. Dicey was responsible for formulating for the first time the concept of "rule of law" and the idea of "parliamentary sovereignty" which understanding of the legal supremacy of parliament still holds today.
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