Textbook on Administrative Law

Paperback | August 13, 2016

byPeter Leyland, Gordon Anthony

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The eighth edition of Textbook on Administrative Law has been substantially revised and updated to provide a concise and topical account of this fast-moving area of law. The guiding theme of this acclaimed textbook is how accountability is achieved through a "grievance chain" comprising Parliament, informal methods of dispute resolution, ombudsmen, tribunals, and, particularly, by the courts through judicial review. This edition remains as accessible as ever, fullyexploring the core areas of the subject and setting them in a contextual framework. In addition to wide-spread recognition as an invaluable core text for LLB and GDL students, Textbook on Administrative Law is a stimulating introduction for postgraduates and for non-law undergraduates with aninterest in the field.The book is accompanied 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

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The eighth edition of Textbook on Administrative Law has been substantially revised and updated to provide a concise and topical account of this fast-moving area of law. The guiding theme of this acclaimed textbook is how accountability is achieved through a "grievance chain" comprising Parliament, informal methods of dispute resolutio...

Peter Leyland is Emeritus Professor of Public Law at London Metropolitan University, and Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Gordon Anthony is Professor of Public Law at Queen's University, Belfast.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:August 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198713053

ISBN - 13:9780198713050

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction, theory and history2. Constitutional context3. European Union Law and administrative law4. Human rights and administrative law5. The modern administrative state6. The ombudsmen principle7. Dispute resolution: tribunals and inquiries8. Introduction to judicial review9. Extending the reach of judicial review: the public-private divide and the Royal prerogative10. Limiting judicial review: ouster clauses and public interest immunity11. Illegality I12. Illegality II13. Unreasonableness, irrationality, and proportionality14. Equality15. Legitimate expectations16. Procedural impropriety I: statutory requirements17. Procedural impropriety II: common law rules18. Remedies in judicial review19. Contracting and public bodies20. Public authority liability in tort21. Conclusion: administrative law facing the future

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"This is a textbook borne out of considerable experience of designing and delivering administrative law courses and reflects a sense of what students actually need." --The Law Teacher