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" When we say that the rule of law is a characteristic of the English constitution, we generally '. include, under one expression at least three distinct though kindred conceptions. We mean, in the first place, that no man is punishable or can be lawfully... "
Terrorism, Rights and the Rule of Law: Negotiating Justice in Ireland
by Barry Vaughan, Shane Kilcommins - 2008 - 234 pages
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Lectures introductory to the study of the law of the constitution

Albert Venn Dicey - Constitutional law - 1885 - 407 pages
...expression at least three distinct though kindred conceptions. Absence of We mean, in the first place, that no man is punishable or can be lawfully made to suffer in body or - the goods except for a distinct breach of law established ment. J n the ordinary legal manner before...
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Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

Albert Venn Dicey - Constitutional history - 1889 - 440 pages
...place, that no man is punish- Absence of able or can be lawfully made to suffer in body or Jio Soods except for a distinct breach of law established in...the ordinary legal manner before the ordinary Courts mentof the land. In this sense the rule of law is contrasted with every system of government based...
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Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

Albert Venn Dicey - Constitutional law - 1893 - 454 pages
...breach of law established in govern- the the ordinary legal manner before the ordinary Courts ment. of the land. In this sense the rule of law is contrasted with every system of government based on the exerPart IL cise by persons in authority of wide, arbitrary, or discretionary powers of constraint....
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Introduction to the study of the law of the Constitution

Albert Venn Dicey - Constitutional law - 1897 - 476 pages
...first place, that no man is punish- Absence of able or can be lawfully made to suffer in body or p goods except for a distinct breach of law established...the ordinary legal manner before the ordinary Courts "ientof the land. In this sense the rule of law is contrasted with every system of government based...
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Finland and the tsars, 1809-1899

Joseph Robert Fisher - History - 1899 - 272 pages
...constitution seems to answer completely. In Finland, as in England, 'No man is punishable, nor can he be lawfully made to suffer, in body or goods, except...legal manner before the ordinary courts of the land ' ; and in the second place : ' Every man, whatever be his rank or condition, is subject to the ordinary...
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Local and Central Government: A Comparative Study of England, France ...

Percy Ashley - Administrative law - 1906 - 396 pages
...discretionary powers on the part of the Government; that is, no man can be lawfully made to suffer "except for a distinct breach of law established in...legal manner before the ordinary Courts of the Land." Secondly, constitutional law is not so much the origin as the result of individual rights defined and...
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The Canadian Law Times, Volume 31

Edward Douglas Armour, Edward Betley Brown, Charles Elliott, Edward Gillis, Augustus Henry Frazer Lefroy, Alfred Taylour Hunter, Bram Thompson - Law - 1911
...the English Constitution ... we mean, in the first place, that no man is punishable, nor can he be made to suffer in body or goods, except for a distinct...this sense the rule of law is contrasted with every other system of Government based on the exercise by persons in authority of wide arbitrary or discretionary...
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The Eighteenth-century Constitution, 1688-1815: Documents and Commentary

E. Neville Williams - Constitutional history - 1965 - 464 pages
...in his classical analysis, described as having three chief features. 'We mean, in the first place, that no man is punishable or can be lawfully made...suffer in body or goods except for a distinct breach of the law established in the ordinary legal manner before the ordinary Courts of the land. In this sense...
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Agency Under Stress: The Social Security Administration in American Government

Martha Derthick - Political Science - 231 pages
...constitution, he argued, was the supremacy of law. What that meant in practice was "in the first place, that no man is punishable or can be lawfully made...ordinary legal manner before the ordinary Courts of the land."22 Government could not act against individuals as it pleased. It could act only according to...
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Perestroika and the Rule of Law: Soviet and Anglo-American Perspectives

William Elliott Butler - Political Science - 1991 - 199 pages
...as is well-known, included under the expression the rule of law three distinct conceptions. The idea that "no man is punishable or can be lawfully made...legal manner before the ordinary courts of the land." This is law as contrasted with governmental caprice. Moreover, the notion that "not only no man is...
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