‘The Recognition of a Substantive English Public Law through the Privileged Legal Treatment of Public Assets’

“Against the backdrop of French public law with its separate administrative and ordinary courts, French lawyers often assume that English law does not have a system of public law, nor a system of public property. This is inaccurate. Starting with the imposition of a feudal structure of property by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, the King soon became Lord Paramount. Unlike France, however, England has never undergone a bloody and sudden revolution, but rather a concealed revolution …” (more)

[Deborah Thebault, BACL, 22 October]

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