Common law constitution - UK Cambrdige University Press 2014 - xvi,90p. 23 cm - The hamlyn lectures .
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Lecture I. The common law and state power -- Lecture II. The common law and extremism -- Lecture III. The common law and Europe.
"The law is not a science, for its purpose is not to find out natural facts. It is an art as architecture is an art: its function is practical, but it is enhanced by such qualities as elegance, economy and clarity. The law has two practical purposes: first, to require, forbid or penalise forms of conduct between citizen and citizen, and citizen and State; secondly, to provide formal rules for classes of human activity whose fulfilment would otherwise be confused, uncertain or ineffective. Laws in the former category include every provision for a remedy"--
Common law--Great Britain.
Constitutional law--Great Britain.
LAW / Constitutional.
KD671 / .L395 2014
342.2 / LA-C