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Albert Venn Dicey

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Albert Venn Dicey a.k.a. A. V. Dicey: Albert Venn "A. V." Dicey was a British jurist and constitutional theorist, and was the younger brother of Edward Dicey. He is most widely known as the author of An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution. The principles it expounds are considered part of the uncodified British constitution. He was a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, and became Vinerian Professor of English Law at Oxford and a leading constitutional scholar of his day. Dicey popularised the phrase "rule of law", although its use goes back to the 17th century.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Theory (2010)

A - E by Mark Bevir

Albert Venn Dicey was a British jurist whose constitutional theory proved remarkably influential among scholars, politicians, civil servants, and lawyers. For much of the twentieth century, the dominant view of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Gilded Age (2003)

by Leonard C. Schlup, James Gilbert Ryan

with a friend, Albert Venn Dicey. The tour convinced Bryce that the United States was closer to democracy than any European nation, a conviction strengthened by a second ...

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