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Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law

Twelfth Edition

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon

July 2017

ISBN: 9780198767732

744 pages

In Stock

Price: £37.99

Extracts and analysis of key cases, articles, and legislation provide students with a rich learning resource.



Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law provides an essential collection of key primary and secondary materials with incisive commentary from the authors.

  • Brings together a diverse and engaging range of case law, legislation, and political documents, providing students with the key primary materials they require for a full understanding of the subject
  • Extracts are supplemented by author commentary, notes, and questions to encourage critical thinking

About the Author(s)

Brian Thompson, Senior Lecturer at Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool, and Michael Gordon, Senior Lecturer at Liverpool Law School, University of Liverpool.

Table of Contents

    1:Constitutional law in the United Kingdom
    2:The legislative sovereignty of Parliament
    3:The rule of law
    4:Judicial independence
    5:The royal prerogative and constitutional conventions
    6:Parliament: scrutiny of policy and administration
    7:Parliament: law-making
    9:Human rights
    10:Judical review: the grounds
    11:The availability of judical review
    13:Statutory tribunals

Additional Resources

The book is supported online an Online Resource Centre providing a wide range of extra resources to further support students in their studies, including:

- Updates in constitutional and administrative law
- An extensive range of web links
- An interactive timeline of significant public law events throughout history
- 'Oxford News Now'- a live feed on topical public law issues, sourced from news websites such as the BBC and Guardian

Visit Michael Gordon's Twitter page for additional insight into Constitutional & Administrative Law.

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