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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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STEP: A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Edited by: Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy, Toby Graham
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution 10th ed isbn 9780333015360

An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution 10th ed


ISBN13: 004325
ISBN: 004325
New Edition ISBN: 0333015363
Previous Edition ISBN: 004324
Published: June 1965
Publisher: Macmillan & Co Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1959)
Price: Out of print



Out of Print

A year after the publication of Dicey's Law of the Constitution, William Gladstone was reading it aloud in the House of Commons, citing it as the authoritative volume. It remains, to this day, a starting point for the study of the English Constitution and comparative constitutional law.

The Law of the Constitution elucidates the guiding principles of the modern constitution of England: the legislative sovereignty of Parliament, the rule of law, and the binding force of unwritten conventions.

Dicey's goal was "to provide students with a manual which may impress these leading principles on their minds, and thus may enable them to study with benefit in Blackstone's Commentaries and other treatises of the like nature those legal topics which, taken together, make up the constitutional law of England."

This 8th edition, published in 1915, was the last edition written by Dicey. The 9th edition (1931) and 10th edition (1959) have an introduction and appendix by E.C.S. by Wade