The Nature of the Crown: A Legal and Political Analysis

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This book explores the nature of the Crown in its legal and political context. Here, the term The Crown is being used, not as a direct reference to the Queen, but as a reference to the central power of the State which exercises legal and political authority. Since the Crown has not been the object of extensive literature with pride of place on constitutional law courses, this book aims to redress this state of affairs by drawing together essays that explore what the Crown is, or might be, and the critical issues...
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Overview


This book explores the nature of the Crown in its legal and political context. Here, the term The Crown is being used, not as a direct reference to the Queen, but as a reference to the central power of the State which exercises legal and political authority. Since the Crown has not been the object of extensive literature with pride of place on constitutional law courses, this book aims to redress this state of affairs by drawing together essays that explore what the Crown is, or might be, and the critical issues relating to it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198262732
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Pages: 400
  • Lexile: 1720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Maurice Sunkin is Professor of Law and Head of Department in the Faculty of Law at the University of Essex

Mr Sebastian Payne is Senior lecturer in law at the University of Westminster.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction, S. Payne & M. Sunkin
2. The Crown, Ministers and Officials, W. Wade
3. The State, The Crown and the Law, M. Loughlin
4. The Royal Prerogative, S. Payne
5. The Crown and the Changing Nature of Government, M. Freedland
6. The Antinomies of the Law Officers, N. Walker
7. Crown Privileges, A. Tomkins
8. Judicial Review and the Prerogative Powers of the Crown, B. Hadfield
9. Legal Remedies against the Crown and its Officers, T. Cornford
10. The Crown and Accountability for the Armed Forces, P. Rowe
11. The Crown and its Employees, R.A. Watt
12. The Community, the Crown and the State, P. Craig
13. Constitutional Reform and the Crown, R. Brazier

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