- Title Pages
- Detailed Contents
- Editors’ Introduction
- Notes on Contributors
- Table of Cases
- Table of Legislation
- 26 International Law
- 27 European Influences
- 28 Constitutional Law
- 29 Administrative Law
- 30 Human Rights
- 31 Non-discrimination and Equality
- 32 Criminal Law
- 33 Fair Trial: ‘One Golden Thread’
- 34 Torts
- 35 Libel, Privacy, and Freedom of Expression
- 36 Family Law
- 37 Land Law
- 38 Commercial Law
- 39 Intellectual Property
- 40 Tax Law
- APPENDIX 1 <sup>1</sup> Lords of Appeal in Ordinary from 1876
- APPENDIX 2 Who Succeeded Whom?
- APPENDIX 3 Lord Chancellors From 1876
- APPENDIX 4 Pen Portraits of the Lords of Appeal
- (p.501) 28 Constitutional Law
- The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009
- Oxford University Press
This chapter focuses on the constitutional law role of the House of Lords. It discusses key constitutional law cases, judges and the executive in times of emergency, national security and the judges, constitutional cases and their consequences, and sovereignty and the courts.
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