Democracy's privileged few : legislative privilege and democratic norms in the British and American constitutions /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chafetz, Joshua A. (Joshua Aaron), 1979-
Format: Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007
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Table of 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