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Exploring Constitutional and Administrative Law


ISBN13: 9781408204184
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



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Exploring Constitutional and Administrative Law is the only academic text that addresses head-on some of the issues many students have with the subject, by using engaging features that are both accessible and rigorous. Contemporary case studies engage the reader by highlighting the legal relevance of each topic, before the black letter law, surrounding academic debate and wider political and economic context are introduced. This text is eminently suitable for all undergraduate courses on Constitutional and Administrative Law.

Subjects:
Constitutional and Administrative Law
Contents:
Part I: Constitutional Regulation in the absence of a Codified Constitution
1. The Purpose and Characteristics of Constitutions
2. The Domestic Sources of the UK Constitution
3. The UK Constitution and International Legal Orders
4. Law, Politics and the Nature of the UK Constitution

Part II: The Theory and Practice of the UK Constitution
5. Parliamentary Sovereignty
6. The Rule of Law
7. Separation of Powers

Part III: Structures of National Government in the United Kingdom
8. The Executive
9. Parliament I - The House of Commons
10. Parliament II - The House of Lords
11. The UK Supreme Court and Office of Lord Chancellor: Towards an Independent Judicial Branch?

Part IV: Sub-National Structures of Government
12. The UK's Devolution Arrangements (CM)
13. Devolution and the UK Constitution (CM)

Part V: Accountability I: Responsibility, Scrutiny, Openness and Good Administration
14. Principles of Political Accountability
15. Parliamentary Scrutiny of Government
16. The Parliamentary Ombudsman
17. Freedom of Information

Part VI: Accountability II: The Courts
18. Judicial Review of Administrative Action - Theory, Procedure and Remedies
19. Judicial Review of Administrative Action - Grounds for Review
20. The European Convention on Human Rights
21. The Human Rights Act