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Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Mads Andenas and Duncan Fairgrieve


Tom Bingham is internationally recognised as one of the most influential judges of the 20th century. Having occupied in succession the most senior judicial offices in the United Kingdom, Master of the Rolls, Lord Chief Justice, and Senior Law Lord, his judicial and academic work have deeply influenced the development of the law in a period of transformation. His argument for a new UK Supreme Court and incorporation of the European Human Rights Convention and his views on the rule of law and judicial independence have left a profound mark on UK constitutional law. He has also been instrumental ... More

Keywords: rule of law, independence of courts, organization of courts, European and international law, national courts, commercial law, globalization, comparative law

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199566181
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mads Andenas, editor
Professor of Law, University of Oslo

Duncan Fairgrieve, editor
Fellow in Comparative Law and Director of the Tort Law Centre at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law

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I The Rule of Law and the Role of Law

3 The Rule of Law and Our Changing Constitution1

Anthony Clarke and John Sorabji

7 The Value of Clarity

Murray Gleeson

13 The Long Sleep

Stephen Sedley

II The Independence and Organization of Court

III European and International Law in National Courts

1 Jurisdiction

Guido Alpa

9 Towards an International Rule of Law?

Philippe Sands and Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh

IV Commercial Law and Globalization

V Comparative Law in the Courts

6 Shielding the Rule of Law

Anne-Marie Slaughter

9 The Bingham Court*

Vincenzo Zeno–Zencovich

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