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‘Dr Bonham’s Case and “Void” Statutes’

Williams, I; (2006) ‘Dr Bonham’s Case and “Void” Statutes’. 111 - 128.

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Abstract

An interpretation of Edward Coke's remarks that statutes can be declared "void" by the common-law courts, and that early-modern understanding of the concept of voidness was broader than in current usage, bearing an inter partes meaning in the case.

Type:Article
Title:‘Dr Bonham’s Case and “Void” Statutes’
Keywords:Legal history, parliamentary sovereignty, Edward Coke
UCL classification:UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Laws

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