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Author Chafetz, Joshua A. (Joshua Aaron), 1979-

Title Democracy's privileged few [electronic resource] : legislative privilege and democratic norms in the British and American constitutions / Josh Chafetz.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 307 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-294) and index.
Contents Lex parliamenti vs. lex terrae -- Political questions and nonjusticiability -- Free speech in Parliament -- Free speech in Congress -- Freedom from civil arrest and legal process for members of Parliament -- Freedom from civil arrest for members of Congress -- Disputed parliamentary elections -- Disputed congressional elections -- Breach of privilege and contempt of Parliament -- Punishment by Congress.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject United States. Congress -- Privileges and immunities.
Great Britain. Parliament -- Privileges and immunities.
Constitutional law -- United States.
Constitutional law -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0300113250 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780300113259 (cloth : alk. paper)

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