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Conclusion

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Conclusion briefly restates the themes of the study. It highlights the range of business transacted in parliament, the vigour with which it was debated, and its impact on elite and non-elite ... More


Civil Liberties1

David Feldman

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the changes in civil liberties in Great Britain during the twentieth century. It suggests that, for those 100 years, the law and practice of civil liberties have pulled in many ... More


The Evolution of Parliament

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 8 locates the institution in Henry VII's reign within a broader account of the evolution of parliament. It first discusses the emergence of a parliamentary trinity, and examines procedural ... More


The appeal to the people

Rachel Foxley

in The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719089367
eISBN:
9781781705810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089367.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the Levellers’ populist challenge to parliamentary absolutism, given its most eloquent form in the ‘appeal to the people’ issued by Lilburne and Overton in 1647, had complex ... More


Inter-institutional ‘Rights Dialogue’ under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act

Andrew Geddis

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the extent to which the ‘weak-form’ New Zealand Bill of Rights model promotes a ‘culture of justification’ within public authorities and fosters a ‘dialogue’ between different ... More


The Constitutional Crisis

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores both sides of the country's deep-seated class conflict, which revealed itself in a public debate about constitutional democracy between the highest levels of the judiciary and ... More


Defining the Cause: The London Remonstrance, the General Rising, and Military Crisis

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1643, shifts in abstract political theory translated into mass political mobilizations. This chapter examines two such campaigns. The first was an attempt to push London’s government and ... More


Limits to Legislation

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Parliament is a a permanent constitutional convention. Judges can judicially review all legislation that is not a statute. A codified constitution and a statute differ from human rights: they are ... More


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