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Was Entick v Carrington a landmark?

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Entick v Carrington (1765) 2 Wils KB 275 was a landmark not only in the development of the law of the constitution, but also in the development of a distinctively English mixture of judicial restraint and judicial creativity. Lord Camden’s decision was a model of the common law method of devising new ways of controlling public powers, while disclaiming any power to legislate and, in fact, claiming to abide by the ‘ancient venerable edifice’ of the constitution. The result was a practical refo...

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SSD
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Law
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SSD
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Law
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Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Series:
Hart Studies in Comparative Public Law
Pages:
109–130
Publication date:
2015-09-11
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978-1-5099-0193-7
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978-1-8494-6558-8
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973636
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2020-05-07

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