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Administrative Law

Fifth Edition

Timothy Endicott

May 2021

ISBN: 9780192893567

728 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

Price: £37.99

An exceptionally clear and thought-provoking guide, filled with distinctive learning features to develop a critical, questioning approach.

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Description

Exceptionally clear and incisive, Administrative Law is the essential guide to understanding this challenging area of the law.

  • Complex issues are discussed in an accessible style and concise format
  • Explains key cases in depth to show how the law works in practice and demonstrate its fundamental importance
  • The author uses a range of pedagogical features to make complex points accessible and develop a critical and questioning approach
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support

New to this edition

  • Fully updated to cover the key developments in administrative law, including the impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU and a series of landmark cases in the subject since 2018
  • New cases include R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal (2019), R (Miller) v Prime Minister (2019), R v Adams (2020), and R (Palestine Solidarity Campaign Ltd) v Secretary of State for Housing (2020)

About the Author(s)

Timothy Endicott, Vinerian Professor of English Law, University of Oxford

Table of Contents

    Part I: Introduction
    1:Administration and the principles of the constitution
    2:The rule of law and the rule of judges
    3:Convention rights and administrative law
    Part II: Process
    4:Due process
    5:Impartiality and independence
    6:Reasons: process and substance
    Part III: Substance
    7:Discretion and deference
    8:Substantive fairness
    9:Errors of law and control of fact-finding
    Part IV: Litigation
    10:How to sue the government: judicial processes and judicial remedies
    11:Standing: litigation and the public interest
    Part V: Administrative Justice
    12:Tribunals
    13:Ombudsmen
    Part VI: Private Law and Public Authorities
    14:Torts
    15:Contracts

Reviews

"Review from previous edition I really like this book. It has an impressive level of detail and yet is still accessible for students. It has good coverage and examples. I also really like the pedagogical features and think students would benefit from them." - David Barrett, Lecturer in Law, University of Exeter

"One of the most authoritative books in administrative law" - Theodore Konstadinides, Professor of Law, University of Essex

"The structure is excellent and the book is engaging and accessible. To me this textbook sets a benchmark for administrative law." - Sophie Doherty, Assistant Professor in Law, Dublin City University

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
The fifth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
- The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
- The online resources include notes on key cases and legislation, guidance on answering the questions in the text, and a guide for lecturers on possible ways of approaching the material in the book.

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