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Common law constitution

By: Laws, John.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The hamlyn lectures.Publisher: UK Cambrdige University Press 2014Description: xvi,90p. 23 cm.ISBN: 978110434653.Subject(s): Common law -- Great Britain | Constitutional law -- Great Britain | Common law -- Philosophy | LAW / ConstitutionalDDC classification: 342.2
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Summary: "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"--
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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"--

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