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The UK Now Needs a Written Constitution
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...Written Constitution Introduction The long lasting doctrine for parliamentary sovereignty in Britain, which has becomealmost synonymous to the British concept of democracy, can be regarded as a principal reason behind the fact that the UK still does not have a written constitution. Even in the case the country moves towards adopting a written constitution, there is an internal debate that what should be the nature of such an arrangement. A highly detailed and lengthy codified constitution may solve several legal issues, but it cannot fully reflect the people’s aspirations. A concise but broadly-worded constitution can help to achieve more political objectives and flexibility... Page The UK Now Needs a...
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Should the United Kingdom Introduce a Written Constitution
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...written constitution? Introduction Society is governed by a set of beliefs, norms, customs and traditions thatripened into standards or rules dictating how society should function, act and interact thus the birth of sovereign or governmental power to execute the standards or rules and to demand compliance from its subjects or citizens for an orderly and peaceful existence. More importantly, rules and regulations are instituted for a sovereign to operate in an efficient and effective manner, otherwise anarchy or chaos would ensue. In this context that a state or sovereign whether large or small needs to have some fundamental organizing principles in order to run... ?Should the United Kingdom introduce a...
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Written and Unwritten Constitution
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...WRITTEN AND UNWRITTEN CONSTITUTION Written and Unwritten Constitution of the of the Written and Unwritten Constitution All publicists distinguish between written and unwritten constitutions, although the distinction is somewhat superficial. A State is deemed to have a written constitution when the basic principles and institutions of its political organization are to be found in a document or a series of documents. Such is, for instance, the Constitution of the Indian Republic. Almost all modern States have written constitutions, the only exception being the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland where the fundamental political principles and institutions... are not to be...
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Written and Unwritten Constitution
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...WRITTEN AND UNWRITTEN CONSTITUTION Written and Unwritten Constitution of the of the Written and Unwritten Constitution All publicists distinguish between written and unwritten constitutions, although the distinction is somewhat superficial. A State is deemed to have a written constitution when the basic principles and institutions of its political organization are to be found in a document or a series of documents. Such is, for instance, the Constitution of the Indian Republic. Almost all modern States have written constitutions, the only exception being the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland where the fundamental political principles and institutions... are not to be found...
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Argue in support of the statement that the English constitution was first written in 1647, during the Putney debates
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...constitution was in fact first written during these debates. Beyond merely engaging the reader with a further understanding of the historical importance of the debates, it is the hope of this author that such a discussion can further underscore a level of historical understanding and key trends that culminated in a more realistic understanding of the manner through which subject and governed should interact with one another. The Putney Debates were unlikely to be considered as a formulary of a Constitution at the time in which they were held. However, in retrospect, the issues that the individual were wrestling with could only be understood in terms of the way... Section/# The Putney Debate: The First...
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British Constitution
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...constitution in a daunting number of places - legislation, judicial decisions, statements about constitutional conventions, the law and practice of Parliament, European Community law, and so on." (p.3) Though the British constitution is conventionally held to be unwritten, a cursory look at the main sources of the constitution provided above by Brazier, reveals that to quite a large extent, the UK constitution has a written nature. The concept of parliamentary supremacy in the British constitution makes the Acts of Parliament superior to any other source of law and as such, Parliament can, and does amend the constitution and creates more statutes that are constitutional... TO WHAT EXTENT CAN IT...
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The British Constitution
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...Constitution’: “We have lost our ability to write down our new constitutional commitments in the old-fashioned way. This is no small problem for a country that imagines itself living under a written Constitution…Conventional wisdom gives the happy answer: it’s a good thing that formal amendment is so hard; otherwise, the Constitution would become a mess, full of details signifying little”. The important feature of the British constitution is that it has no written constitution, which lends flexibility and discretion to the judiciary in taking decisions. This paper seeks to discuss the statement ‘Britain's constitution has by and large been...  Introduction Acherman (2007, p. 1741) states in ‘Living Con...
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Federal Constitution in US
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...constitution? Would it be possible foreach state to merely abide by its own constitution? When the United States of America wrote and ratified its written constitution that was clearly without precedent. Having a written constitution implies maintaining rule of law since rights and powers are stipulated and spelled out with some degree of specificity. Much of the US federal constitution divides the powers of the government into branches in order to define carefully respective limitation and powers of each branch. In doing this, the federal constitution creates a balance of power between States and federal constitution... . That is something that the state constitution could...
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The British Constitution
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...Constitution Introduction Acherman (2007, p. 1741) s in ‘Living Constitution We have lost our ability to write down our new constitutional commitments in the old-fashioned way. This is no small problem for a country that imagines itself living under a written Constitution…Conventional wisdom gives the happy answer: it’s a good thing that formal amendment is so hard; otherwise, the Constitution would become a mess, full of details signifying little”. The important feature of the British constitution is that it has no written constitution, which lends flexibility and discretion to the judiciary in taking decisions. This paper seeks to discuss the statement ‘Britain's constitution has... The British...
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Unwritten Constitution
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...Constitution Is "Not Worth Paper It Is Not Written On". Discuss Thomas Paine1 said: "[A] constitution is not the act of a government, but of a people constituting a government, and a government without a constitution is power without right.a constitution is a thing antecedent to a government; and a government is only the creature of a constitution". Paine's definition of constitution is based upon 4 premises: 1. the constitution precedes and establishes the system of government; 2. the people are the superior authority; 3. the constitution binds the Legislature and the Judiciary; 4. it is entrenched, designed to limit the powers of the Executive, and can only be changed by special... An Unwritten...
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The UK Constitution
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...Constitution: similarities and differences with other countries The paper deals with the issue of the UK Constitution, similaritiesand differences of the constitutions of other countries. It is suggested that the absence of the written constitution in the UK signifies a slow development of democratic processes in the country. Moreover, the advancement and a proper informing of the UK citizens about the democratic processes would change the accents of the governmental institutions operations at different levels. The introduction of HRA, different innovations in the constitutional processes of the UK signify a clear advancement of the county’s proper organization and performance. Key words: UK...
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British Constitution College Essay
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...constitution, because its population lacks interest in such a radical constitutional reform. But it has also been argued that the UK population lacks interest in constitutional matters because it does not have a codified constitution. To what extent does the evidence suggest that these propositions are valid And, in your scholarly opinion which of the two has more weight The British Constitution is uncodified and can be found in a variety of documents. Advocates of this form of constitution believe that the uncodified system encourages flexibility and changes can be made easily. The advocates of a written constitution... Topic: Public Law It has been argued that the UK does not have a codified...
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The nature of British constitution
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...Constitution Constitutions of all other states are codified. "Codified constitutions are largely written, centered around a single document incorporating key constitutional provisions that are binding on all political institutions." (McEwen 2004) In contrast, the British constitution is not written or codified in a single document. Where codified constitutions are entrenched and enjoys the protecition of a Supreme Court, and can only be repealed or amended by special provisions, the uncodified... The British has a CONSTITUTION. Introduction Every British citizen is tasked with understanding its government, its mechanism and its mechanics. Thistask could prove daunting for one of the United Kingdom...
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The British Has A Constitution
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...Constitution Constitutions of all other states are codified. “Codified constitutions are largely written, centered around a single document incorporating key constitutional provisions that are binding on all political institutions.” (McEwen 2004) In contrast, the British constitution is not written or codified in a single document. Where codified constitutions are entrenched and enjoys the protecition of a Supreme Court, and can only be repealed or amended by special provisions... of constitutional behaviour of the constitutional actors. Although not supported by law, these are considered to be binding upon these actors but the judge cannot enforced them....
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How important is the Constitution of Qatar for you
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...Constitution important to you? The Qatar Constitution is an extremely important document to me because it clarifies the fundamentalbasis of government in my country. It was written very recently, between 1999 and 2002 (Constitution of Qatar, 2011) and this is quite different from the situation in the United States of America, where a written constitution has been in existence for hundreds of years. A previous temporary constitution was written at the time when Qatar became independent from British influence, but this one was ordered by Emir, H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Kalifa Al Thani. It is a permanent constitution made by a committee of Qatari experts. The constitution guarantees... Why is the Qatar...
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US Constitution
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...constitution America continues to commemorate its written constitution, in practice however, it is follows a new unwritten convention or arrangement that exists between the three branches of the federal government. The novel unwritten constitution is also referred to as the happy convention. It is essentially an unofficial reorganization of government powers, whereby, each of the three branches assigns many of its constitutional responsibilities to other branches. For instance... U.S Constitution Presidents of the United s George, Washington, 1732-99, was the first president of the U.S (1789-97). He was named the father of his country. In his reign, there was surfacing of political parties:...
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Japan Constitution
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...constitution was promulgated in Japan, and came into effect in 1889. This Constitution enshrined the Emperor as the supreme political head, who shared power with an elected Diet or parliament. The Meiji Constitution continued till Japan was defeated in the Second World War, after which a new constitution came into effect. The Meiji Constitution marks the first time that Japan has had a written constitution. In actual practice since the emperor's powers had been curtailed, prior to the Meiji Restoration Japan was only a de jure monarchy, the actual powers often having been exercised either by an oligarchy or by the Samurai from time... Japan: A Comparison of The Meiji Constitution with the New...
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WRITE YOUR OWN CONSTITUTION
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...written constitution that exercises rules and regulations (Founding unites states fathers 34). Romania needs the establishment of a stable democratic form of government. For this to succeed, it requires a written constitution that set the basic democracy principles (Founding unites states fathers 45). The purpose of the constitution is to give people the right to choose a government of their interest, put enduring limits on the government, and entrench rules in the constitution. The following is a model constitution that Romania democratic government can adopt. Preamble The goal of a democratic government is to give... Constitution With regards to the United history, there is a big difference between...
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POLTCS ASSESSMENT
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...Written Constitution of UK Written constitution is referred to a formal document which posits the constitutional setting, governing rules over political system and rights and duties of citizens in a codified form (Hamilton, 2005). The constitution of Britain is not complied in a single written document; instead it is derived from several related resources such as traditions of parliamentary acts and other written and non written sources such as European Union constitution. The basic purpose of this paper can be revealed as...
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POLTCS ASSESSMENT
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...Written Constitution of UK Written constitution is referred to a formal document which posits the constitutional setting, governing rules over political system and rights and duties of citizens in a codified form (Hamilton, 2005). The constitution of Britain is not complied in a single written document; instead it is derived from several related resources such as traditions of parliamentary acts and other written and non written sources such as European Union constitution. The basic purpose of this paper can be revealed as...
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Australian Constitution
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...written law was irrelevant. The Australian constitution does not guarantee freedom of speech. However, the court ruled in favor of Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd quoting 'implied freedom'. The learned judge ruled on the merits of the case. Had he ruled on the basis of the written constitution, he would have ruled otherwise (William, George (b); 1996-97). The constitution is a powerful document. It is the overriding and supreme determinant... The Australian Constitution is little more than a legal document THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION IS LITTLE MORE THAN A LEGAL DOCUMENT. EXAMINE THIS STATEMENT WITH REFERENCE TO KEY HIGH COURT DECISIONS GRACE SARKAR Order No. 417848 05 March 2010 ...
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Cases in the american constitution
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...written Constitution-there would be no point of having a written Constitution if the courts could just ignore it. "To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing, if these limits may, at any time, be passed by those intended to be restrained" Marshall also argued that the very nature of the judicial function requires courts to make this determination. Since it is a court's duty to decide cases, courts have to be able to decide what law applies to each case. Therefore, if two laws conflict with each other, a court must decide which law applies. Finally, Marshall pointed to the judge's... This is a landmark case in United s law. It formed the basis for the...
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Cases in the american constitution
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...written Constitution—there would be no point of having a written Constitution if the courts could just ignore it. "To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing, if these limits may, at any time, be passed by those intended to be restrained?" Marshall also argued that the very nature of the judicial function requires courts to make this determination. Since it is a courts duty to decide cases, courts have to be able to decide what law applies to each case. Therefore, if two laws conflict with each other, a court must decide which law applies. Finally, Marshall pointed to the judges oath... This is a landmark case in United s law. It formed the basis for...
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Constitution Essay
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...constitution is a document that seeks to legitimise power, but to do this properly it should also act as a restraint on power. Those are the only functions of a constitution. NAME: UNIVERSITY; COURSE: DATE: INTRODUCTION A constitution is the elementary written or unwritten law that outlines the character of a given government by delineating the rules, policies and principles that the given society must adhere to. This is through the constitution description of governmental regulation, organization and distribution. Furthermore, the constitution outlines the extent to which the government can exercise its sovereign strength. The legal law dictionary defines the constitution... ...
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Britain Unwritten Constitution
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...constitution faced such criticism over the last 30 years Introduction The Constitution of the United Kingdom is an example of an uncodified constitution. It consists of written and unwritten sources and has no single written fundamental document.1 In other words, it means that there is no technical difference between ordinary statutes and laws considered as constitutional laws. In that case, the Parliament of the United Kingdom can perform constitutional reform by only passing Acts of Parliament and therefore has the power to change or abolish any written or unwritten parts of the Constitution. United Kingdom is consequently a nation under Parliamentary sovereignty... Why has Britain unwritten...
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The British Constitution And Modern Democracies
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...constitution brought forth by groups and people of different political outlooks (Blick, 2011). One of the major arguments against the proposal revolves around the process, intensity, and impacts of the amendments while comparing a written and unwritten constitution. The role of the UK parliament and its power acts central to the repeals of the constitution, to keep it flexible to the later adjustments and ensure all the functions of government are in order and operational. UK Parliament Powers In the modern times, the supreme authority of the UK lies with the house of parliament. Initially... The British Constitution And Modern Democracies Introduction The British constitution is quite different from ot...
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The Strengths and Weaknesses of Britain's 'Traditional Constitution'
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...constitutions A constitution is a set of rules that govern the administration in a state and the government on the mode of administration1.There are various methods that are used to classify types of constitutions. A constitution can be codified or not codified, federal or unitary and flexible or rigid. A codified constitution is usually based in one document and is more likely to be inflexible while a federal constitution divides power into two parts of the government2. Written and unwritten The words written and unwritten refer to the way... in which the constitution is formulated and the main distinction is brought out by whether the constitution is...
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Constitution
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...Constitution A constitution is a that establishes how an organization, country or is governed. It gives the laws to be adhered to and the principles, which are core to that organization. The American constitution was written in the year 1789 by our founding fathers. The American constitution aims at providing a better system of governance and provides checks and balances through which they can monitor the performance of the government. It also established three branches of the government (the judiciary, the executive and the legislative arms of government) and further gives each arm different and separate powers. The constitution also helps to unite the American citizens since it ensures... The...
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Constitution
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...Constitution A Constitution is a that establishes how an organization, country or is governed. It gives the laws to be adhered to and the principles, which are core to that organization. The American Constitution was written in the year 1789 by our founding fathers. The American Constitution aims at providing a better system of governance and provides checks and balances through which they can monitor the performance of the government. It also established three branches of the government (the judiciary, the executive and the legislative arms of government) and further gives each arm different and separate powers (Geer, John and Wendy 45). The Constitution also helps to unite the American... The...
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Government 1
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...written constitution. If there is anything that is keeping the United States of America together, it is in the fact that they have a written constitution (Taylor, 2001). If there was no written constitution in the United States, there would not be law and order in the country. The fact that the leaders and other citizens of the country know that they must not do things that are not contrary to what was written in the constitution plays a great part in the survival of the country. It could then be argued that, if there was no written constitution that citizens of the United States of America were made to live by, the country would not have recorded the immense successes... ?Government There is no doubt...
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Illinois and United States constitution
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...Constitutional convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and endorsed by the conventions established in each of the US state for the good of the people. The US constitution is the oldest written constitution that is still in use in any nation of the world. It has been amended twenty-seven times2. Basically the Illinois State government is modeled after the federal government and the constitution of the United States. At that time it was important that each state adopts its own constitution so that it could... ?Compare and Contrast Illinois Constitution and the United s Constitution The Illinois constitution represents the governing document of the state of Illinois in the United States of America. There...
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Public Law
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...written constitution alone is not a sufficient ground to assume that separation of powers will take place and that there will be no abuse of power. It rather takes an extra work of vigilante whereby members of the three branches of state become committed to their roles and objectives of delivering their functions with due diligence. It is also important that sufficient power be vested in the ordinary citizen o have the right to exercise their right of questioning members of the three branches of state if they realise that implementation of the written constitution is not forthcoming. If for nothing at all, there are sections of the written constitution that creates overlaps in the duties... PUBLIC LAW...
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Constitution
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...Constitution, specifically in the Bill of Rights, the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution which guarantees every U.S. citizen certain fundamental liberties and rights. With regard to criminal procedures, the foremost of these rights is the assumption of innocence. Though not explicitly written into the Constitution, this presumption has been interpreted by several court rulings as implied in the Eighth and Fifth Amendments. It has become a fundamental right that is universally recognized by the courts and public alike. Under this presumption, defendants... are entitled to a presumption of innocence. Defendants do not have to prove their innocence. The government must establish guilt...
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The European Constitution and the Irish Constitution
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...Constitution was drawn up so that those important amendments could be brought up to date and written in accordance with the modern goals and ambitions of the relatively new state. The Constitution was written in both the Irish... The European Constitution and the Irish Constitution The European Constitution and the Irish Constitution Introduction Modern Europe is invariably focused on its existence as one undivided entity; individual states have decided to overlook fears of culture loss from supranationalism and create a unified European state. The reality facing such nations today is financial difficulties, controversial agricultural and commercial legislation and primarily the deterioration of the sm...
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American Constitution Essay
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...Constitution adequate to the exigencies of governrnent and the preservation of the Union." (Second)The powers conferred upon the Convention were "merely advisory and recommendatory." That body was not to establish a form of government but to draft a constitution for submission to the people. The delegates had planned and proposed a document" which is to be of no more consequence than the paper on which it is written, unless it be stamped with the approbation of those to whom it is addressed." (Third) If any State were to complain that the "federal pact" had been dissolved without its consent, it would "find... Running Head: AMERCIAN CONSTITUTION American Constitution of the of the American Constitution ...
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How does the US Constitution relate to the US Army Officer Corps
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...constitution making and continue to seek supremacy even now. A theory was to the effect that war power comprises the particular powers granted by Article 1, Section 8. Later in 1795, the theory's argument was advanced further that the National government's war power is attributed to sovereignty and hence independent of the confirmatory grants of the written constitution... How does the US Constitution relate to the US Army Officer Corps Introduction The US Constitution is the supreme law of the country, providing framework for organizing its government. It defines three the three major government arms namely the executive under the leadership of the President, the judiciary headed by the Supreme Court...
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The separation of powes: fact or fiction under the british constitution
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...Constitution appears to have served the country well enough, since it has been in existence for several years and appears to have maintained stability in the country. Does this mean however, that the separation of powers between the three arms of Government is functional? The United Kingdom does not have a formal, written Constitution, merely one written page setting out the legal framework, which at the outset presents the problem of a clear demarcation of the powers of the various branches of Government. The Constitution is an informal, uncodified system, which is unitary in its establishment...
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The origins of the US Constitution
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...Written Constitution The origins of the US Constitution The United s Constitution is the supreme law of the United s of America. It was adopted in its original form on September 17, 1787 by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and later ratified by state-selected delegates representing the people of the several states. When delegates in nine of the then thirteen states ratified the document, it marked the creation of a union of sovereign states, and a federal government to administer that union. It took effect on March 4, 1789, replacing the weaker, non-centralized union that existed...
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Public Law exam question
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...Constitution A constitution, which is written down in a single document, and is organised into a clear Set of principles and rules. The most famous example of this is also the first is The US Constitution of 1787. Codified constitution is single-volume constitution that has been neatly collated and formally codified for easy reference, infallible accuracy and binding force. How it differs from written constitution Codified constitution is quite different from the written constitution in a number of ways. Written constitution like in UK would spread across a hundred different documents, decrees, statutes and reference works etc. And the opinion of many commentators is that, without... What is codified...
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Political Science
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...Constitutional Interpretation Textual Constitutional Interpretation Constitution is treated by some judges as a political and historical document, and it is on this basis that they make their decisions. The statement “a judge who believes in a textual interpretation of the Constitution is one who believes in its adaptability to modern circumstances” it’s true. The textual interpretation, it’s that the Constitution must be tailored to meet the prevailing circumstances in the modern world and not necessarily suit the original intention of the legislators who passed the law. Judges using textual interpretation, content with ordinary meaning of the written Constitution, and to some extend ignore... ...
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Texas Constitution
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...constitution of Texas combined elements that were drawn from the US Constitution and the constitutions of the states from which the Anglo settlers had migrated with special and unique elements that were based on state’s former status as a Mexican state and Spanish colony. The recent and current constitution was written during the time that followed Reconstruction. Research and studies disclose that most Anglo Texans considered the Reconstruction state government... Number Texas Constitution Dating back to the history of the Texas Constitution, San Antonio was the capital ofTexas back in 1773 to 1824. At that time, Texas government was under the rule of Spain, and was, otherwise or constitutional,...
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Constitution Timeline
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...constitution. The declaration stressed individual rights and power of revolution (Department of State, n.d.). These rights were also enshrined in the American constitution and lays basic human rights. The constitution written on 1787 outlined the basic rights of citizens (Department of State, n.d.). The article of confederation unified thirteen colonies into a confederation (The Library of Congress, n.d.). This was the first governing document... Constitution Timeline al Affiliation Constitution Timeline The modern United s constitution has undergone radical changes in history. This was possible through the founding fathers. They focused on a new nation with a supreme law that guaranteed freedom and...
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Examine a number of ways in which the United Kingdom constitution is: (a) Similar and (b)Different to other constitutions
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...Constitution The United Kingdom is a Constitutional monarchy, with executive power purportedly vested in the Crown. However, in reality, the business of Government is carried out by the Ministers of State in the name of the Crown. The Government of the United Kingdom has a bicameral Parliament, comprised of the Houses of Commons and Lords1. While the United Kingdom does not have a formal written and codified Constitution, there is an unwritten set of rules comprised of the Acts of Parliament, judicial decisions as well as political practices that form the basis of Constitutional practice within the U.K2. Therefore, the Constitutional status quo that exists in the country has produced... The U.K....
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Rule of law as one of the basic principles of the English constitution
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...constitution are the result of judicial decisions of the courts in England. In many countries rights are guaranteed by a written constitution while in England it is not so. The rights are the result of judicial decisions in concrete cases which have actually arisen between parties. The constitution is not the source but consequence of the rights of the individuals. (J.J.R. Upadhaya Administrative law, 4th edition) In substantive sense, the rule of law sets an ideal for any government to achieve. These aspects of rule of law are as under... Order 165957 RULE OF LAW a) Formal and substantive aspects of the rule of law The term rule of law refers to the principles of legality which refers to a government...
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British Constitution
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...Constitution According to the American Heritage dictionary, a Constitution is a set of laws and principles that make up a system that allows the definition of nature of a government or institution and states its functions and limits. A constitution forms the fundamental basis of governance in different levels of organizations, from sovereign states to companies and other cooperatives. There are two forms of constitutions, the written or codified constitution and the unwritten or uncodified constitution. Most dictionaries give a definition of the constitution as codified. The Blacks Law Dictionary is particularly elaborate giving the specifics of a constitution. According to the Blacks Law... British...
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The United Kingdom constitution is underpinned by strong, clear principles which serve to uphold democracy
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...Constitution is that there is no clear declaration of essential principles. In nations with clear written principles, the laws are generally more difficult to be modified. The most significant principles of the UK Constitution are parliamentary sovereignty and rule of law21. Though it is argued that the UK should have written constitution where rights of people can be supported legally and will provide a clearer outline of the rights of the UK citizens, counter arguments... ?“The United Kingdom Constitution is Underpinned by Strong, Clear Principles which Serve to Uphold Democracy” – Discuss Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 British Constitution 3 Transformation of Democracy in the UK...
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British Constitution
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...Constitution According to the American Heritage dictionary, a Constitution is a set of laws and principles that make up a system that allows the definition of nature of a government or institution and states its functions and limits. A constitution forms the fundamental basis of governance in different levels of organizations, from sovereign states to companies and other cooperatives. There are two forms of constitutions, the written or codified constitution and the unwritten or uncodified constitution. Most dictionaries give a definition of the constitution as codified. The Black's Law Dictionary is particularly elaborate giving the specifics of a constitution. According to the Black's Law... British...
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Constitution cafe
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...Constitution Café This essay seeks to review the book en d Constitution Café: Jeffersons Brew for a True Revolution written by Christopher Phillips. The essay will summarize the contents of the book and analyze its relevance in the study of the United States’ history. More specifically, the essay will give an overview of what the author has written. As a result of optimism that surrounded the presidency of Barrack Obama and the partisanship in Congress, which seemed fierce, Christopher Phillips engages Americans in discussions regarding their fundamental freedoms and rights. The discussions are based on Thomas Jefferson, a...
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Does the ultra vires doctrine provide the best justification for judicial review in the British constitution
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...constitutional theorem. Moreover, notwithstanding the welcome objectives of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (the Act) in recognising the need for the UK to redress the inconsistencies and internal contradictions in the previous application of the separation of powers, the inherent difficulty in any “constitutional” reform in the UK is that due to the lack of a written constitution, it is arguable that any such provisions lack constitutional basis40. Le Sueur highlights that the lack of a codified constitution in the British system intrinsically fails to entrench constitutional power and in particular the judiciary41. This reasoning suggests therefore that due to the lack... Does the Ultra Vires...
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US Constitution
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...Constitution 16-09-11 The US ConstitutionThe American Constitution is the supreme Law of the United States. The seven articles of the constitution were written by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in the year 1787. Thus, the constitution is more than 200 years old and is in fact designated as the oldest constitution of the world. In accordance with the constitution, the Congress was partitioned into two houses and the United States Federal Government was divided into three branches known as the legislative, judicial and the presidential branch. The legislative branch has the power to formulate Laws while the other two braches do not have the right make Laws to prosecute citizens... United s...
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