Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Paperback | August 30, 2015

byLisa Webley, Harriet Samuels

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Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines extracts from key primary and secondary materials with clear explanatory text to provide a complete resource for students of constitutional and administrative law.The book has been carefully structured with the needs of undergraduate students in mind. Opening with a consideration of basic constitutional principles (in which no previous knowledge is assumed), the authors move on to cover parliamentary supremacy and the concept of responsible government, beforeclosing with extensive consideration of the principles and procedures of judicial review. A wealth of learning features such as thinking points, diagrams, useful notes, summary points and reflective questions provide valuable support for students. Online Resource Centre:This book is accompanied by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre which contains the following resources:For students:* Updates* Web links* A flashcard glossary of key terms* A timeline of key eventsFor lecturers:* A fully customizable test bank of multiple choice questions with answer feedback

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Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines extracts from key primary and secondary materials with clear explanatory text to provide a complete resource for students of constitutional and administrative law.The book has been carefully structured with the needs of undergraduate students in mind. Opening with a consideration...

Lisa Webley is Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Westminster. Harriet Samuels is Reader in Law at the Univesity of Westminster, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:760 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.38 inPublished:August 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198714491

ISBN - 13:9780198714491

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction and Constitutional Principles1. What is public law?2. Constitutional organisations, institutions, and roles3. The nature of the British constitution4. The rule of law5. The separation of powers6. The Crown and royal prerogativePart II: Parliamentary Supremacy7. Parliamentary supremacy: the theory8. Membership of the European Union9. Human rights10. DevolutionPart III: Responsible Government11. Executive power and accountability12. The role of constitutional conventions13. The Parliamentary Commissioner for AdministrationPart IV: Judicial Review14. The role of the courts, judicial review, and human rights15. The parties to a judicial review: who can make a claim for judicial review and against whom can a claim of judicial review be made?16. Illegality17. Irrationality and proportionality18. Procedural impropriety19. Remedies20. A case study: human rights, terrorism, and public law principles21. Judicial review: putting it all together in problem answers

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"An impressive pedagogical approach...[the authors] have selected some interesting excerpts from books and articles. In terms of public law text and materials books, I would place this on a par with the best in the field." --Dr Mike Varney, Lecturer in Law, University of Hull