Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights: A Critical Introduction (9th edition)

ISBN : 9780198860129

Ian Loveland
816 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jun 2021
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Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights provides an introduction to public law which draws on developments in politics, the law and society to help the reader gain a fundamental appreciation of the law in its wider context. In addition, it explores the latest ongoing debates around potential constitutional reforms and the author's stimulating style encourages critical analysis. Digital formats and resources The ninth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources. * The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks * The online resources include an online casebook with edited versions of leading cases and relevant legislation; a selection of mind maps to help with revision; bonus chapters on the history of the EU; and suggested tutorial outlines for lecturers.


Part I: Theoretical Principles
1 Defining the constitution?
2 Parliamentary sovereignty
3 The rule of law and the separation of powers
4 The royal prerogative
Part II: The Institutions and Operation of National Government
5 The House of Commons
6 The House of Lords
7 The electoral system
8 Parliamentary privilege
9 Constitutional conventions
Part III: The Geographical Separation of Powers
10 Local government
11 Parliamentary sovereignty within the European Union
12 The governance of Scotland and Wales
Part IV: Administrative Law
13 Substantive grounds of judicial review
14 Procedural grounds of judicial review
15 Challenging governmental decisions: the process
16 Locus Standi
Part V: Human Rights
17 Human Rights I: traditional perspectives
18 Human Rights II: emergent principles
19 Human Rights III: the Human Rights Act 1998
20 Human Rights IV: the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998
21 Human Rights V: governmental powers of arrest and detention
Part VI: Conclusions
22 A revolution by due process of law? Leaving the European Union
23 Conclusion

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