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9780198295853

The Law, Politics, and the Constitution Essays in Honor of Geoffrey Marshall

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    9780198295853

  • ISBN10:

    0198295855

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-07-08
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Increasingly, in contemporary British politics, the spotlight is being thrown on issues of constitutional change and reform. The varied contributions in this book, from leading scholars in the fields of politics and constitutional law, tackle the key questions troubling politicians and observers of politics in this time of acute constitutional change.

Author Biography


Vernon Bogdanor is a Fellow at Brasenose College and Professor of Politics at Oxford.
Dr David Butler is a fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
Robert Summers is a Professor of Law at Cornell University.

Table of Contents

A Note on Contributors ix
1. Geoffrey Marshall
1(18)
VERNON BOGDANOR
2. Constitutional Monarchy: The Prerogative Powers
19(13)
ROBERT BLAKE
3. New Labour and the New Premiership
32(22)
KENNETH O. MORGAN
4. Devolution and the British Constitution
54(24)
VERNON BOGDANOR
5. Ministerial Accountability: What and Where are the Parameters?
78(24)
DAWN OLIVER
6. Individual Ministerial Responsibility and a `Dash of Principle'
102(29)
DIANA WOODHOUSE
7. Law, Convention, and Precedent in the British Constitution
131(22)
NEVIL JOHNSON
8. Parliamentary Procedure: The Hidden Power?
153(19)
PHILIP NORTON
9. Elections: Legislation and Litigation
172(13)
DAVID BUTLER
10. Geoffrey Marshall and Public Law: The Early Years
185(18)
JOHN GRIFFITH
11. Bridging the Chasm: Public Law and Political Science
203(19)
GAVIN DREWRY
12. Interpreting Statutes in Great Britain and the United States: Should Courts Consider Materials of Legislative History?
222(33)
ROBERT SUMMERS
13. The Ombudsman
255(18)
WILLIAM REID
14. Police Accountability: Four Cases and a Statute
273(22)
DAVID WILLIAMS
A Bibliography of Geoffrey Marshall's Writings 295(10)
ROBERT SUMMERS
Name Index 305(4)
Subject Index 309

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