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Briefcase on Constitutional and Administrative Law

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ISBN13: 9781859417607
ISBN: 1859417604
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Briefcase series is designed for undergraduate law students to assist with understanding the essential principles of key cases in each subject area. The simple and easy to follow layout includes a summary of key cases and relevant legislation under various topic areas. which can be read in conjunction with larger texts. The Briefcase series provides useful summaries for students new to the topic as well as a refresher for those revising for exams.

Briefcase on Constitutional & Administrative Law provides students on undergraduate law degrees and postgraduate diplomas in law with a summary of the principles of constitutional and administrative law. together with a digest of relevant case law. Since the last edition was published. the Human Rights Act 1998 has come into force and this edition therefore includes a number of important new cases dealing with the application of the European Convention on Human Rights as part of English law. These include: Interplay of domestic law with the Convention: Douglas v Hello! Ltd (2001) and Venables and Thompson v News Group Newspapers (2001) The making of declarations of incompatibility: R (on the Application of Alconbury Developments Ltd)

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0. Contents; 1. Conventions Distinguished From Laws; 2. The Rule of Law; 3. Parliament and the Courts; 4. The Legislative Sovereignty of Parliament; 5. The Prerogative Powers of the Crown; 6. The Crown and its Subjects; 7. The Administration of Justice; 8. The Police; 9. Judicial Review Under Order 53; 10. Who is Subject to Judicial Review; 11. The Requirement of Locus Standi; 12. The Grounds for Judicial Review: Illegality; 13. The Grounds for Judicial Review: Irrationality; 14. The Grounds for Judicial Review: Procedural Improprie; 15. The Doctrine of Legitimate Expectations; 16. The Duty to Give Reasons; 17. Proportionality; 18. The European Convention for Human Rights and Freedoms; 19. Public Assembly; 20. Public Order; 21. Protection of Privacy; 22. Freedom of Expression; 23. Freedom of Religion; 24. Freedom of Movement; 25. Prisoners' Rights; 26. The Courts and Police Powers; 27. Glossary; 28. Index;