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Conservative Party History

Conservative Party History

The forebears of Conservatives were the Cavaliers of the 17th century and the Tories of the 18th and 19th centuries. The Conservative Party was formed from various conservative associations established throughout England following the Reform Bill of 1832. This bill…

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Conservative Party Organization

Conservative Party Organization

The Conservative Party today has three major elements: the National Union, comprising local constituency associations in England and Wales that screen prospective candidates and help get out the vote; the parliamentary party, made up of members of both houses …

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Conservative Party

Conservative Party

Conservative Party (Britain), oldest political party in the United Kingdom. The Conservative Party evolved as the successor to the Tory Party in the 1830s. It is known in full as the Conservative and Unionist Party. The party's tenets of conservatism include the contin…

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Conservatism

Conservatism The conservative Party in Britain

British conservative doctrine and the Conservative Party that evolved after the mid-19th century remained attached to parliamentary and constitutional democracy. Gradual extension of the franchise, social legislation, and better cooperation betw…

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Common Law

Common Law in England

Common law is distinguished from other forms of judge-made law from parallel court systems. In medieval times, for example, common-law courts were secular, as contrasted with the ecclesiastical courts of the Roman Catholic church. Common-law courts did not deal with mer…

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John Taylor Coleridge

Coleridge Sir John Taylor

John Taylor Coleridge (1790-1876), British jurist, born in Ottery Saint Mary, and educated at the University of Oxford. He became a judge on the Court of the King's Bench in 1835 and served for 23 years. Upon retiring as a jurist, he became a member of the Privy…

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John Duke Coleridge

Coleridge John Duke 1st Baron Coleridge

John Duke Coleridge (1820-1897), British jurist, eldest son of the jurist Sir John Taylor Coleridge, born in Ottery Saint Mary, and educated at the University of Oxford. He began practicing law in 1846 and was elected to Parliament in 1865. Three year…

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Edward Coke

Coke Sir Edward

Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), English jurist, who is considered one of the most eminent jurists in all English history, and best known as a compiler of the law. Often called Lord Coke or Lord Cooke, he was born in Norfolk, and educated at the University of Cambridge. He was ad…

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British Codes

Code: British codes

In the United Kingdom, the legal system is based on common law, and codification has been largely a problem of consolidating common and statute law. A pioneer in this work was the British philosopher Jeremy Bentham, who died while working on a codification of constitutio…

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