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A.V. Dicey and the Constitution

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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  1. Joe says:

    It sounds like a sort of clear statement rule.

    As I recall, British judges would also apply such a law if it seems the Parliament was acting against natural law or some long held liberty of the people. A common sense reading of the legislation, e.g., might seem to suggest that. But, since Parliament surely wouldn’t violate such a thing unless they was crystal clear about doing so, the judges would avoid that if possible. Don’t know if this author covers that.

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