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05 July 2012

720 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199694563

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Complete Public Law

Second Edition

Lisa Webley and Harriet Samuels

  • Clear, concise explanation of key legal principles is combined with a wide range of extracts, from statutes, case law and academic materials to provide a complete resource for students
  • The authors use straightforward and uncomplicated language to ensure that students are not intimidated by challenging legal concepts or the complexities of the British constitution
  • Frequent summaries, diagrams, thinking points and questions provide valuable support for students and encourage them to engage with the subject
  • A new 'case study' chapter on human rights, terrorism and the courts illustrates how the Human Rights Act has been used in practice across the legal system, providing extra insight into the importance of both human rights law and the process of judicial review
  • Fully updated to account for the latest developments in constitutional law and politics, including the UK coalition government's programme of reform, and the May 2011 referendum on electoral reform
  • Features enhanced discussion of the role and importance of tribunals and inquiries, to ensure that students are familiar with these important sources of administrative justice