Q&A Constitutional & Administrative Law 2013-2014

8th Edition

By Helen Fenwick, Gavin Phillipson

© 2013 – Routledge

312 pages

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Paperback: 9780415628921
pub: 2012-12-13
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About the Book

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers.

These new editions for 2013-2014 will provide you with the skills you need for your exams by:

  • Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series hasan introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject
  • Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria
  • Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: ‘Aim Higher’ and ‘Common Pitfalls’ offer crucial guidance throughout
  • Helping you to understand and remember the law:diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured

Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Characteristics of the British Constitution 2. Sovereignty and the European Community 3. The House of Commons 4. The House of Lords 5. Prerogative Powers 6. The Executive 7. Judicial Review 8. Ombudsmen 9. Protection for Human Rights 10. Official Secrecy and Freedom of Information 11. Police Powers 12. Freedom of Assembly and Public Order

About the Authors

Helen Fenwick, BA, LLB, is Professor of Law at the University of Durham.

Gavin Phillipson, BA, LLM (Cantab), Solicitor, is Professor of Law at the University of Durham.

About the Series

Questions and Answers

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers.

These books provide you with the skills you need for your exams by:

Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series has an introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject

Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria

Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: Aim Higher and Common Pitfalls offer crucial guidance throughout

Helping you to understand and remember the law: diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured

Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.

Criminal Law Q&A covers the general principles of criminal law, homicide, non-fatal offences against the person and sexual offences, general defences, modes of participation, inchoate offences and vicarious liability, and offences against property.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General