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Cases of Non-Resignation: An Evasion of Ministerial Responsibility?

DIANA WOODHOUSE

in Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The cases presented in this chapter show some common points on how cases of non-resignation are handled, both favourable and unfair. There is already great difficulty with the present system of ... More


‘I have decided to reclassify cannabis, subject to Parliamentary approval’: Legislators, Law‐Enforcers, Campaigns, and Classification, 1997–2008

James H. Mills

in Cannabis Nation: Control and Consumption in Britain, 1928-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199283422
eISBN:
9780191746161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283422.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the decade or so before 2008 in order to explain some of the features of a period that was one of remarkable activity. By the late 1990s there were more consumers than ever ... More


Into the conduct of aliens

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Some information is so secret that it cannot be disclosed — except to a very few. Such information is known to the Security Service but to no one outside. It is information of this kind which was ... More


Penal Politics and Prison Law

Liora Lazarus

in Contrasting Prisoners' Rights: A Comparative Examination of England and Germany

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259830
eISBN:
9780191698644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259830.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the shape, nature, and criminal justice context of prison law in England in light of German prison law. The legislative regimes of England and Germany reflect the different ... More


The Politics of Justice and Security

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Questions about the desirable extent of political accountability for the actions of those who are in charge of the machinery of justice, and in particular, the mechanisms of prosecution and law ... More


The Struggle for Supremacy in Sentencing

Andrew Ashworth

in Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684571
eISBN:
9780191765032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684571.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the recent history of the interaction between the major players in sentencing policy and practice. It attempts to identify the influence of the senior judiciary on the creation ... More


The debate with no end: PCCs’ remit and the problems of policing

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The conception of the police and crime commissioner role at the outset was arguably drawn too imprecisely and this has meant in practice that the commissioner can develop his or her role and exercise ... More


Immigration Sanctions

Hugo D. Lodge

in Blackstone’s Guide to The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198844778
eISBN:
9780191932410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844778.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Section 4 of the 2018 Act provides for travel bans post-Brexit. Individuals subject to travel bans are classified as ‘excluded persons’ within the meaning of section 8B of the Immigration Act 1971 ... More


Conclusion

Ewing Mahoney

in MI5, the Cold War, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198818625
eISBN:
9780191859564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818625.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This concluding chapter addresses the significance of examining the legal history record to better understand the nature, influences, and values of contemporary institutions. It is important to know, ... More


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