Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-01-14
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Nicholas Bamforth, Fellow in Law, The Queen's College, Oxford,Peter Leyland, Professor of Public Law, London Metropolitan University

Nicholas Bamforth is a Fellow in Law at The Queen's College, Oxford. His research focuses on public law, human rights, and discrimination law. His publications include: Patriarchal Religion, Sexuality and Gender: A Critique of New Natural Law (with D Richards) and Discrimination Law - Theory in Context: Text and Materials (with M Malik and C O'Cinneide, 2008).

Peter Leyland is Professor of Public Law at London Metropolitan University. He co-edits the Constitutional Systems of the World series and is the author of numerous books and articles on constitutional law, administrative law, and comparative public law, including The Constitution of the United Kingdom: A Contextual Analysis (2012) and Textbook on Administrative Law (7th edition, with G Anthony, 2012).

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland jointly edited Public Law in a Multi-Layered Constitution (2003).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution, Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland
The Spirits of the Constitution, John Allison
Judicial Accountability in Comparative Perspective, Mark Tushnet
Accountability to Law, TRS Allan
Adjudication as Accountability: A Deliberative Approach, Sandra Fredman
The Instrumental Value of Legal Accountability, Jeff King
Accountability, Human Rights Adjudication and the Human Rights Act, Alison Young
Accountability and Judicial Review in the UK and EU: Central Precepts, Paul Craig
Parliamentary Accountability and the Judicial System, Andrew Le Sueur
Ombudsmen, Tribunals, Inquiries: Re-fashioning Accountability Beyond the Courts, Mark Elliott
Accountability of and to the Legislature, Nicholas Bamforth
Accountability and the Foundations of British Democracy - the Public Interest and Public Service Principles, Dawn Oliver
Multi-layered Constitutional Accountability and the Refinancing of Territorial Governance in the UK, Peter Leyland
Beyond New Public Management: Problems of Accountability in the Modern Administrative State, Anne Davies
Regulatory Accountability: Capacities, Challenges, and Prospects, Julia Black
Legal Accountability and Social Justice, Colm O'Cinneide

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