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The protection of rights in Britain and the protection of rights in its territories during colonial rule and at independence

Charles O.H. Parkinson

in Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter sets out the intellectual history of the protection of rights in English constitutional thought from 1689 to present, and how this approach to protecting rights was translated to the ... More


Tracing the History of the Legal System in India

Mahendra Pal Singh and Niraj Kumar

in The Indian Legal System: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489879
eISBN:
9780199095650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489879.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Examination of Indian legal history illustrates the presence of multiple legal orders that coexisted in India through the ages. Moreover, certain ‘modern’ conceptions of law were present in similar ... More


The Evolution of Self- and State Regulation of the London Stock Exchange, 1688–1878

Larry Neal (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the claim that the success of the London Stock Exchange was linked to the British common law system and the self-regulation of that institution. It shows the importance of the ... More


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