Public Law by Mark Elliott

Public Law

byMark Elliott, Robert Thomas

Paperback | May 3, 2014

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Public Law offers a fresh and distinctive approach to the subject. Covering in detail all the topics fundamental to undergraduate courses, this essential text presents a sophisticated and coherent analysis of the doctrines and institutions of public law. Throughout, this analysis is integratedwith explanation of the wider socio-political context in which the constitution operates. Three key themes run throughout the book and help you to approach the subject in a structured and accessible way that aids deeper understanding of the subject. The key themes are: * The significance of executive power and the challenge of ensuring that those who exercise such power are held to account;* The shift from a political towards a legal constitution and the implications of this change; and* The increasingly "multi-layered" character of the UK constitution Engaging, clear, and focused fully on what you need, Public Law is the perfect guide to this challenging and fascinating subject.

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Mark Elliott is Reader in Public Law at the University of Cambridge. Robert Thomas is Professor of Public Law at the University of Manchester.
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Title:Public LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:944 pagesPublished:May 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665184

ISBN - 13:9780199665181

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to public law1. Constitutions and constitutional law2. Themes, sources and principlesPart II: The Constitution - institutions and principles3. Separation of powers - an introduction4. The executive5. Parliament6. The judiciary7. Devolution and local government8. The European UnionPart III: Good governance - scrutiny, accountability, and transparency9. Good governance: an introduction10. Parliamentary scrutiny of central governmentPart IV: Judicial review11. Introduction to judicial review12. The grounds of judicial review13. Judicial review: scope, procedures and remedies14. The effectiveness and impact of judicial reviewPart V: Administrative justice15. Ombudsmen and complaints16. Tribunals17. InquiriesPart VI: Human rights18. Human rights and the UK constitution19. Freedom of expression20. Freedom of assembly21. Policing - powers, accountability, and governance

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"Lucid and elegantly written, with an admirable lack of jargon. Lively case studies and the insightful identification of key themes bring the subject to life. An excellent, concise but comprehensive textbook for students." --Dawn Oliver, Emeritus Professor of Constitutional Law, University College London