Capital punishment: Burke and Dicey meet the European convention on human rights

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Constitutional implications of decision on free vote to abolish death penalty in enacting s.36 of 1998 Act and Protocol 6 ECHR thereby allowing representatives to bind their successors contrary to principle of parliamentary sovereignty
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-13
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Law
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • death penalty
  • human rights
  • parliamentary sovereignty
  • capital punishment
  • constitutional implications

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