Law V Morality Essay

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Please type NAME: Craig McHugh Please type NAME: Craig McHugh I declare that this coursework embodies the results of my own work and that it has been composed by myself. Following normal academic conventions I have made due acknowledgement to the work of others. I declare that this coursework embodies the results of my own work and that it has been composed by myself. Following normal academic conventions I have made due acknowledgement to the work of others. STUDENT REGISTRATION No: | 201148038 | CLASS CODE/NAME: | M9116 Public Law 1 | TUTOR: | Aidan O’Donnell | DATE OF SUBMITTING ESSAY: | 15th May 2012 | EXTENSION REQUEST: | This essay has been submitted one day late due to me thinking it wasn’t due till midnight on the 15th. I only realized when I was uploading I had made a mistake. My apologies. | WORD COUNT: | Q1 – 1018, Q3 – 1001, Q6 – 996Total - 3015 | Office Use OnlyLate Submission: Yes / No Stamp if extension agreed:Essay submitted late by ____ days | Q1. This essay will discuss my opinion as to whether Dicey’s exposition of the rule of law is relevant in the United Kingdom today. In order to do this it is important to have a sound understanding of the concept of the rule of law so I will discuss the history and background before moving on to answer the essay question. Albert Venn Dicey was a British jurist and constitutional theorist who was responsible for laying down the most famous exposition of the concept of the rule of law when he wrote his ‘An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution’ in 1885. The principles he came up with are now considered to be part of the British Constitution and the phrase “Rule of Law” that Dicey used in this book was popularized even though it had actually been in use since the 17th century. In describing the rule of law Dicey said: “It means, in the
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