'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of? In this brilliant short book, Britain's former senior law lord, and one of the world's most acute legal minds, examines what the idea actually means. He makes clear that the rule of law is not an arid legal doctrine but is the foundation of a fair and just society, is a guarantee of ...

The Rule of Law 2011, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141034539

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The Rule of Law 2010, Penguin Group USA, Inc, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781846140907

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