Constitutional & Administrative Law

Constitutional & Administrative Law

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Constitutional and Administrative Law guides readers through the key principles of public law, examining significant cases and recent developments along the way. The book's broad coverage is presented in a concise and easy-to-read format, while chapter summaries and self-test questions help reinforce knowledge. Highly praised by students and lecturers alike, Constitutional and Administrative Law is a must for undergraduates of all levels.

Online resources

The book is supported by the following online resources:

- General public law updates keep you up-to-date on any significant changes in the law that have occurred since publication of the book
- An extensive 'library' of web links that directs readers to further sources of information on each of the core topics taught as part of a public law course, including websites, audio and video clips, blogs, and journal articles
- A timeline of key dates in British political history provides a fascinating insight into the events that have influenced the development of constitutional and administrative law in the UK
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Product details

  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 173 x 247 x 29mm | 906g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 0198810709
  • 9780198810704
  • 633,276

Table of contents

Part I. Fundamental Principles of the Constitution
1: The meaning of a constitution
2: Separation of powers
3: Rule of law
4: The legislative supremacy of Parliament
Part II. The Institutional Framework of the Constitution
5: Parliament
6: The European Union
7: The structure of the United Kingdom and devolution
Part III. Sources of Public Law
8: Primary and secondary legislation
9: EU law
10: Constitutional conventions
11: Judge-made law
12: The royal prerogative
Part IV. Judicial Review of Administrative Action
13: The nature of judicial review
14: The grounds for judicial review
15: Judicial review remedies
Part V. Alternative Means of Redress
16: Tribunals, inquiries, and the ombudsmen remedy
Part VI. Civil Liberties
17: Freedoms and liberties in the UK
18: Freedom of expression
19: Police powers
20: Freedom of assembly and public order
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Review from previous edition If you are looking for a textbook which will really drive home the key messages of this interesting but complicated area of law, Neil Parpworth's Constitutional & Administrative Law is an excellent choice. The author's writing style is clear and lucid meaning even the most complicated topics are well-covered * Student Law Journal *
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About Neil Parpworth

Neil Parpworth, Principal Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University
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