The Rule of Law as the Measure of Political Legitimacy in the Greek City States

@article{Canevaro2017TheRO,
  title={The Rule of Law as the Measure of Political Legitimacy in the Greek City States},
  author={Mirko Canevaro},
  journal={Hague Journal on the Rule of Law},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={211-236}
}
  • Mirko Canevaro
  • Published 11 May 2017
  • Law, History
  • Hague Journal on the Rule of Law
This paper explores how a conception of the rule of law (embodied in a variety of legal and political institutions) came to affirm itself in the world of the ancient Greek city states. It argues that such a conception, formulated in opposition to the arbitrary rule of man, was to a large extent consistent with modern ideas of the rule of law as a constraint to political power, and to their Fullerian requirements of formal legality, as well as to requirements of due process. The article then… 

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