Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law (12th edition)

ISBN : 9780198767732

Brian Thompson; Michael Gordon
760 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2017
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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


1 Constitutional law in the United Kingdom
2 The legislative sovereignty of Parliament
3 The rule of law
4 Judicial independence
5 The royal prerogative and constitutional conventions
6 Parliament: scrutiny of policy and administration
7 Parliament: law-making
8 Devolution
9 Human rights
10 Judical review: the grounds
11 The availability of judical review
12 Ombudsmen
13 Statutory tribunals

About the author: 

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

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