Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law

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Oxford University Press, 2017 - Administrative law - 698 pages
Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of legal resources to accompany their studies. Extracts from leading cases, academic works, and political documents are drawn together with incisive author commentary and thought-provoking questions to highlight the historical debates and ongoing development of the subject. The authors take a critical look at the doctrines of constitutional law and the principles of administrative law, showing how the constitution operates in relation to Parliament, the Executive, and the citizen.

Online Resource Centre
This book is supported by an Online Resource Centre providing a wide range of extra resources to further support students in their studies, including:

- Updates in constitutional and administrative law
- An extensive range of web links
- An interactive timeline of significant public law events throughout history
- 'Oxford News Now'- a live feed on topical public law issues, sourced from news websites such as the BBC and Guardian

 

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Contents

1 Constitutional Law in the United Kingdom
1
2 The Legislative Sovereignty of Parliament
46
3 The Rule of Law
102
4 Judicial Independence
141
5 The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Conventions
173
Scrutiny of Policy and Administration
217
Lawmaking
278
8 Devolution
342
9 Human Rights
396
The Grounds
492
11 The Availability of Judicial Review
568
12 Ombudsmen
609
13 Statutory Tribunals
649
Index
691
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About the author (2017)


Brian Thompson, Senior Lecturer at the Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool, Michael Gordon, Senior Lecturer in Law at Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool.

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