1950. Sieghart, Marguerite A. Government by Decree: A Comparative Study of the History of the Ordinance in English and French Law. London: Stevens and Sons, 1950. 343 pp. Original cloth, light shelfwear, binding slightly cocked, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to foot of spine, stamp to verso of title page. $125. * "Mrs Sieghart's book (...) undertakes a searching analysis of the administrative process in France, and this analysis is valuable as it enables us to compare our system with the French. It shows us, too, that since our system has been piecemeal and unplanned it offers none of the safeguards which are constitutionally inherent in France. The book falls into three parts: the English system, the French system, both treated historically, and a concluding chapter on the writer's conclusions and recommendations. The volume is well written and documented...": Scottish Law Review 66:114-115 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 893. (Inventory #: 44015)
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