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" That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament. "
The Textbook of the Constitution: Magna Charta, the Petition of Right, and ... - Page 44
by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1848 - 63 pages
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George Mason, Forgotten Founder

Jeff Broadwater - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 329 pages
...position in the 1787 Constitutional Convention.17 Mason may have written the terse eleventh article, "excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted," which reappeared almost verbatim in the federal Bill of Rights....
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The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches, and Documents ...

Micheline Ishay - Political Science - 2007 - 559 pages
...are Protestants may have arms for their defense suitable to their conditions, and as allowed by law. 8 . That election of members of parliament ought to...not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. 11. That jurors ought to be duly impaneled and returned, and...
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Democracy

Tom Lansford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 143 pages
...to their conditions and as allowed by law; That election of members of Parliament ought to be free; That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament; That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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Daily Life in Stuart England

Jeffrey L. Forgeng - History - 2007 - 261 pages
...Protestants may have arms for their defence suitable to their conditions and as allowed by law; . . . That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament; That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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British Government and the Constitution: Text and Materials

Colin Turpin, Adam Tomkins - Law - 2007
...question what takes place in Parliament, as was declared long ago in Article 9 of the Bill of Rights 1689: That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament. Article 9 was said by Lord Browne- Wilkinson in Pepper v Hart [ 1993] AC 593, 638, to be a provision...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...to their conditions and as allowed by law; That election of members of Parliament ought to be free; That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings...questioned in any court or place out of Parliament; That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments...
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Democracy's Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in ...

Joshua A. Chafetz - Law - 2007 - 307 pages
...court of Kings bench, for matters and causes cognizable only in parliament." Article 9 thus guaranteed "[t]hat the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings...ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament."42 Indeed, Sir George Treby, a Member of the Commons committee that drafted...
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State Constitutional Landmarks

George Winterton - Law - 2006 - 458 pages
...freedom of speech declared by Article 9 of the Bill of Rights 1689 (Eng). Article 9 provides: That freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament...ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.2 Before the High Court, counsel for Arena argued that the 1997 Act impeded...
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Relations between the executive, the judiciary and Parliament: report with ...

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Select Committee on the Constitution - Law - 2007 - 232 pages
...building-block in the relationship between the courts and Parliament: "the freedom of speech and debate or proceedings in Parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court of place out of Parliament". Accordingly, no court could penalise or impose liability for statements...
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The Governance of Britain: War Powers and Treaties: Limiting Executive Powers

Great Britain. Ministry of Justice - Political Science - 2007 - 94 pages
...requirement of the Bill of Rights 1688 that the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in Parliament is not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament] (2) A conflict decision is not unlawful because it is not approved as required by this Part. (3) Further,...
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