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1st Edition

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Key Facts and Key Cases

ISBN 9780415833233
Published December 17, 2015 by Routledge
316 Pages

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Book Description

Key Facts Key Cases Constitutional & Administrative Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Constitutional & Administrative Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for:

- The European Court of Human Rights and the UK Supreme Court

- Devolution

- Human rights law

- EU membership

- International law in the UK Constitution

Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

  • diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
  • structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
  • charts and tables to break down more complex information

Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

  • Essential and leading cases are explained
  • The style, layout and explanations are user friendly 
  • Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

Table of Contents

PART 1: The Development of Constitutional and Administrative Law in the UK  Chapter 1 : Contemporary and Foundational Issues in Public Law  Chapter 2 : The Rule of Law and a Separation of Powers  Chapter 3 : Parliamentary Sovereignty  Chapter 4 : Constitutional Conventions  Chapter 5 : The Role of International Law  Chapter 6 : European Union Law  Chapter 7 : European Human Rights Law and the Human Rights Act 1998  Chapter 8 : Devolution and Independence  PART 2: Public Law in Practice   Chapter 9 : The Contemporary Role of Parliament  Chapter 10 : The Contemporary Role, Scope and Powers of the Executive  Chapter 11 : The Contemporary Role and Powers of the Courts, Tribunals, Ombudsmen and Inquiries  Chapter 12 : The Constitutional Role and Configuration of Judicial Review  Chapter 13 : Process, Standing and Remedies in Judicial Review  Chapter 14 : Substantive Grounds for Judicial Review  Chapter 15 : Procedural Grounds for Judicial Review  Chapter 16 : Human Rights Grounds for Judicial Review

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Jamie Grace is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University.

Series editors: Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years’ experience as a practicing barrister and has taught law at all levels and Chris Turner LLM is Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University.