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PLAN OF PARLIAMENTARY REFORM, IN THE FORM OF A CATECHISM, WITH REASONS FOR EACH ARTICLE WITH AN INTRODUCTION, SHEWING THE NECESSITY OF RADICAL, AND THE INADEQUACY OF MODERATE

Bentham, Jeremy


Item #: 11097

Pages: 156p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

The legendary law reformer points his pen directly at theBritish class system as it is manifested in the Parliamentand its processes, calls for expansive democratic reform inthe form of "democratical ascendancy," (p. 15) and praisesthe United States Constitution. After the publication ofthis volume in 1818, his call for universal suffrage wascriticized by the Edinburgh Review for the expectation thatit would lead to attacks on property.Holdsworth, History of English Law XIII; 104, 251.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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