Constitutional and Administrative Law
An up-to-date, interesting and inquiring treatment of this wide-ranging and dynamic subject, and is designed to meet the needs of modular course structures. The essential aim of the book is to focus in some depth on the topics that comprise the core elements of the majority of constitutional and administrative law courses at undergraduate and diploma level. Throughout the book, constitutional principles are discussed in the context of the various political, social and cultural factors that have shaped them, including recent political developments. - Full coverage of emerging caselaw under the Human Rights Act and recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. - Detailed consideration of recent legislative provisions including the extension of police powers under the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 and new powers to deal with terrorists under the Anti-terrorism and Security Act 2001. - Coverage of the Government's ongoing programme of constitutional reform including modernisation and reform of the House of Commons and reform of the House of Lords - the government's response to the Wakeham Commission. - Analysis of recent caselaw including the 'Metric Martyrs' case whic
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