Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    By Andrea Martinez et al.

    Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    By Andrea Martinez et al.

    This fascinating book, written by a distinguished international group of scholars, marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta with an exploration of its background and the profound impact it has had on various important issues and the rule of law.

    Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    By Andrea Martinez et al.

    Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    Magna Carta and the Rule of Law

    By Andrea Martinez et al.

    ISBN: 978-1-62722-698-1
    Product Code: 5210286EBK
    2014, 476 Pages

    This fascinating book, written by a distinguished international group of scholars, marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta with an exploration of its background and the profound impact it has had on various important issues and the rule of law.

     

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    2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, widely recognized to be a pillar of liberty, major source of the modern concept of executive accountability, and foundation of the rule of law in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Commonwealth countries. Magna Carta and the Rule of Law, is a comprehensive and insightful new book from the American Bar Association. It takes a fresh look at Magna Carta and its impacts on various issues and the rule of law in light of contemporary legal concerns. It includes an examination of the following topics:
    • The historical background of Magna Carta
    • Importance to constitutionalism and the rule of law
    • Impact on the United States Constitution
    • U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence
    • Executive power
    • Individual rights, such as habeas corpus
    • Importance to freedom of religion
    • Its progeny, the Charter of the Forests
    • Importance to women's rights
    • Relevance to international law
    • Continuing influence on the Commonwealth of Nations
    • Relationship to civil law
    This fascinating book was written by a distinguished international group of scholars and features a foreword by Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Section of International Law

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781627226974

    UPC Code

    9781627226974

    Page Count

    474

    Product Code

    5210286

    Trim Size

    6 x 9

    Publication Date

    3/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Sponsors

    Section of International Law

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781627226981

    UPC Code

    9781627226981

    Page Count

    474

    Product Code

    5210286EBK

    Trim Size

    6X9

    Publication Date

    11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

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