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Public Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fifth Edition

Colin Faragher

August 2017

ISBN: 9780198803898

272 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Public Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students

New to this edition

  • Information concerning the procedure for leaving the European Union under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty
  • New constitutional statutes introduced as part of the Conservative Government's legislative programme including the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015, the Scotland Act 2016, the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016 and the Wales Act 2017
  • Full details of the Supreme Court decisions in R (on the application of Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (2017)

About the Author(s)

Colin Faragher, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of West London

Table of Contents

    1: Introduction to constitutional law
    2: Sources of constitutional law: constitutional conventions
    3: The rule of law
    4: The separation of powers
    5: The monarchy and the Royal Prerogative
    6: The executive: central, devolved, and local government
    7: Parliament and the legislative process
    8: The sovereignty of parliament
    9: European Union law and institutions
    10: Introduction to administrative law: the foundations and extent of judicial review
    11: Grounds for judicial review: illegality
    12: Grounds for judicial review: irrationality, proportionality, merits based judicial review and the Human Rights Act 1998
    13: Grounds for judicial review: procedural impropriety, natural justice, and legitimate expectation
    14: Introduction to human rights in UK law
    15: Police powers
    16: Public order and terrorism

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Public Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/):

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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