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


ISBN13: 9780333015360
ISBN: 0333015363
Previous Edition ISBN: 004325
Published: September 1985
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £166.00



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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