The Contested Constitution: An Analysis of the Competing Models of British Constitutionalism

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Abstract

Examines the debate over the meaning of British constitutionalism, and analyses key features of its three competing models. Reviews the elements of legal constitutionalism, common law constitutionalism and political constitutionalism, and suggests why an appropriate view of such constitutionalism requires a combination of elements from all three theories.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)500-522
Number of pages23
JournalPublic Law
VolumeJuly
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2018

Keywords

  • common law
  • constitutional law
  • Jurisprudence
  • politics and law

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