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It derives its origin from the writings of medieval jurists such as Henry De Bracton and to some extent, Ivor Jennings.
He, relying on the medieval jurist Henry de Bracton's 'Doctrine of Necessity', reversed the decision of the High Court of Sindh and upheld the decision of Governor General Ghulam Muhammad to dissolve the first constituent assembly of Pakistan in 1954.
Students of the English common law almost surely would have read the works of the 13th-century cleric and jurist Henry de Bracton and, later, William Blackstone's 18th-century Commentaries on the Laws of England.