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

Williams, I; (2006) ‘Dr Bonham’s Case and “Void” Statutes’. Journal of Legal History , 27 (2) pp. 111-128. 10.1080/01440360600831154.

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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’
DOI: 10.1080/01440360600831154
Keywords: Legal history, parliamentary sovereignty, Edward Coke
UCL classification: UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Laws
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/52738
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