Chapter 80. The Rule of Law

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. John P. Reid

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch80

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Reid, J. P. (2000) The Rule of Law, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch80

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • rule of law;
  • Great Britain;
  • arbitrary power;
  • parliament;
  • constitution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Contrasting Concepts of the Rule of Law

  • British Law Defined as Statute

  • Americans and Arbitrary Power

  • The British and Parliament