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Champions of the rule of law

Champions of the rule of law

Hostettler, John

An account of the lawyers who helped - over centuries - to develop and protect civil liberties, human rights and the Rule of Law. Also discusses breaches of the Rule of Law in modern cases and in response to terrorism

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Published Hook, Hampshire : Waterside Press 2011
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Statement of responsibility: John Hostettler ; foreword, Lord Steyn
ISBN: 1904380689, 1908162023, 9781904380689, 9781908162021
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations
Subject: LAW Reference.; LAW Essays.; Lawyers Great Britain Biography.; LAW General Practice.; LAW Jurisprudence.; LAW Paralegals & Paralegalism.; Rule of law Great Britain History.; Great Britain.; LAW Practical Guides.; Rule of law.; Lawyers.
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  1. Introduction

    1. Sir Edward Coke
    2. Sir Matthew Hale
    3. Magna Carta and habeas corpus
    4. Cesare Beccaria
    5. Thomas Jefferson
    6. Jeremy Bentham
    7. Thomas Erskine
    8. Sir Samuel Romilly
    9. Sir William Garrow
    10. Criminal law commissioners
    11. Terrorism and civil liberties
    12. Summing up
  2. Afterword.