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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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The House of Lords: It's Parliamentary and Judicial Roles

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Edited by: Brice Dickson

ISBN13: 9781841130200
ISBN: 1841130206
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £78.00

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This text examines the House of Lords in both its parliamentary and judicial capacity, discussing such topics as: the membership of the House; how the House compares with other second chambers in bicameral legislatures elsewhere; and the stance taken by the Law Lords towards European Community law.

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Constitutional and Administrative Law
Part 1 The House as a chamber of parliament: introduction, Paul Carmichael; the House of Lords - the political context, Michael Rush; the membership and work of the House of Lords, Nicholas Baldwin; the Second Chamber - paradoxes and plans, Rodney Brazier; Second Chambers - a comparative perspective, Paul Carmichael and Andrew Baker; the sub judice rule in the House of Lords, Patricia Leopold.
Part 2 The House as a supreme court: introduction, Robert Stevens; the apellate function, Gavin Drewry and Sir Louis Blom-Cooper; the Lords of Appeal and their work 1967-96, Brice Dickson; the judicial role of the Lord Chancellor, Anthony Bradney; a dualist House of Lords in a sea of monist community law?, Barry Fitzpatrick; the House of Lords as a constitutional court - the implications of ex p. EOC, Patricia Maxwell; the impact of Pepper v. Hart, Kenny Mullan; uneasy cases, Simon Lee.