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Rule of Law in A Free Society

International Commission of Jurists.

Rule of Law in A Free Society

A Report on the International Congress of Jurists, New Delhi, India January 5-10, 1959.

by International Commission of Jurists.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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ContributionsMarsh, N., Lalive, J.-F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21700350M

Law and Society Law, Legal Institutions, and the Popular Cultures of Law “The life of the law is not logic, but experience.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Common Law () "The second most important question to ask about a legal system is, 'What is the law?" The most important question, is . The ICJ submitted this report on the International Congress of Jurists held in New Delhi, India, on January , This event climaxed a long and thorough endeavour to define and describe within the context of modern constitutional and legal practice the Rule of Law, a notion familiar to la.

Law and Society book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work provides a balanced overview the legal system as a whole - /5. "It's hard to even explain what a departure this is from every reasonable standard of how to conduct prosecutions and investigations in a rule of law society in which all people are treated the.

A. Elements of the Rule of Law In his book The Morality of Law, in a society. As an ideal, the rule of law stands for the proposition that no person or particular branch of government may rise above rules made by elected political officials. These laws reflect the morals of a society, and in a Western What Is the Rule of Law? It is the first study of any customary law to treat it not as a curiosity of the past, but as potentially instructive for a future free society. In his book, Van Notten lays out some practical applications to the world in which we find ourselves today, applications I haven't had time to touch on here.


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