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    a. v. dicey Quotes

    Freedom of discussion is in England little else than the right to write or say anything which a jury of twelve shopkeepers think it expedient should be said or written.
    — A. V. Dicey
    tags: freedom  right  write  england 
     
    The beneficial effect of state intervention, especially in the form of legislation, is direct, immediate, and so to speak, visible, while its evil effects are gradual and indirect and lay out of sight ... Hence the majority of mankind must almost of necessity look with undue favor upon governmental intervention.
    — A. V. Dicey
    tags: evil  mankind  majority 
     
    Our constitution, in short, is a judge-made constitution, and it bears on its face all the features, good and bad, of judge-made law.
    — A. V. Dicey
    tags: law  bad 
     
    The principle of Parliamentary sovereignty means neither more nor less than this, namely, that Parliament thus defined has, under the English constitution, the right to make or unmake any law whatever; and, further, that no person or body is recognised by the law of England as having a right to override or set aside the legislation of Parliament.
    — A. V. Dicey
    tags: people  law  body  right  england 
     
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