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Lecture analysis of our institutions and a comparison of them VIII.
with the institutions of foreign countries is that the English constitution is still marked far more deeply than is generally supposed by peculiar features, and that these peculiar characteristics may be summed up in the combination of Parliamentary Sovereignty with the Rule of Law.
Austin, on Parliamentary sove-
reignty, 65, 67; Jurisprudence,
Bacon, introduction of the writ
sulto by, 208.
by, 20; on the powers of the
Belgian Constitution, the, in com-
Belgian law, as to the liberty of
the Press, 252, 253.
Bill of Rights, the, 26, 28.
the king in relation to, 27.
7; on kingly authority, 8; on
moral law, 58.
the law, 304; the Standing on the legislative authority of
Council of, 91.
British North America Act, 1867,
the Year VIII, De Tocqueville Burke, on the study of the English
on, 195 ; abolition of, 197. Constitution, 1; on the House
people, 78; opposition of, to powers of railway companies,
Conservatism, and Federalism,
Conspirators, position of Ministers
as to, 241.
ample of Federalism, 126, 129; 'Constitution of the United States,
1867, 153; the Courts of, 155. Constitutional law, modern origin
of, 22; different character of
rules of, 24-28; the study of,
Union relating to, 61, 62, 63. 34; general rules of English,
Constitutional laws, of England,
Constitutions, Burke and Hallam
persons subject to military law, can in comparison with the
English, 4; historical view of,
15-19; Ministers in relation
tion of Parliament, 37; on 119; French, 110, 120, 121;
Belgian, 123; United States,
132, 134; see English Consti-
the Crown in Acts of, 95; in Conventions, of the Constitution,
Court of Appeal, the, the Peers
bye-laws, 88; of India, 92;
and powers of, 325; instance with the Constitution, 144 ; of
relating to the office of, 330. nadian, 155 ; Swiss, 156 ; and
powers of, compared with matters of State, 189, 237, 401,
Criticism, fair and libellous, 256. Dodd, Dr., execution of, men-
the Act of Settlement, 39; as, Droit Administratif, 182; defini-
to aliens, 341; personal powers of English Courts, 401.
Federal Court, 157.
EDWARD I, the Constitution in the
England, compared with posi- Edward VI, repeal of statute of
Electors, Presidential, of the
United States, 29; Parliamen-
tary, 55; position of, 55; the
Courts and, 67.
Ellenborough, Lord, on the liberty
England, the King of, Black-
George III, estimate of, 2;
growth of, 3; the American
in comparison with, 4; difficul-
dents, 4, 6, 7; De Tocqueville
on, 23; in the reign of Edward
of, 344; nature of conventions
English constitutional law, 133.
1784 and 1834, 361; necessity Enlistment, power of the civil
Executive, the, 9.
cessity for, 341, 351.
French Officials, under droit ad-
ministratif, 198; in comparison
Military courts under, 302.
FEDERAL Assemblies, procedure
GARDINER's History of England,
States, 142; of Swiss Con- George III, admiration of, for Eng-
lish Constitution, 2; dissolu-
126; of the United States, 126; stitutional act, 362; political
142; weakness of, 158, and note. Government, representative, 76.
of in connection with the Pre- legislative powers of, 91.
Grenville, Lord, action of, in op-
sovereignty, 126; aims of, 128, ing the revenue, 1811, 329.
creation of, Freeman, in relation to consti-
sovereignty by, 363, 382. 243; the writ of, 228; appli-
120, 121; constitutional mon- position of suspected persons
216, 243; of relation of Acts of
comparison with Coercion Acts
Hallam, on the Constitution of