The Rule of Law: Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist

Richard A. Cosgrove.

Published 1980 (Out of Print). Order online through The University of North Carolina Press. ISBN: 0-8078-1410-5.

So commonplace has the term rule of law become that few recognize its source as Dicey’s Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution. Cosgrove examines the life and career of Dicey, the most influential constitutional authority of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain, showing how his critical and intellectual powers were accompanied by a simplicity of character and wit. Dicey’s contribution to the history of law is described as is his place in Victorian society.

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