Public Law Concentrate

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Public Law Concentrate is a high quality revision guide which covers the main topics found on undergraduate and GDL courses. The clear, succinct coverage of key legal points within a specific topic area, including key cases, enables students to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of thisarea of law. The book focuses on the needs of students to succeed in their exams, showing how all the legal rules fit together and the approach that should be adopted when answering questions. A range of pedagogical features help with preparation for exams and suggest numerous ways to improve marks.Public Law Concentrate provides succinct coverage of all key elements of the law, while also offering students further avenues of investigation, presenting key academic debates and other analytical features.OUP's Concentrate revision series is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy and exam advice. Public Law Concentrate has been rigorously reviewed by law lecturers from a range of universities.Public Law Concentrate is accompanied by a free, open-access Online Resource Centre (www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/faragher_concentrate http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/faragher_concentrate) which offers the following resources to support students: - Multiple choice questions which provide instant feedback- Interactive flashcards of key cases (the student is presented with a case and has to supply the principle, or vice versa)- Interactive version of glossary- Updates to case law and legislation- Further reading- Web links to key online sources- Advice on revision and exam technique authored by renowned textbook writer and experienced examiner Nigel Foster, Professor of Law and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham.

Author Biography

Colin Faragher is Senior Lecturer in Law at Thames Valley University.

Table of Contents

Introduction to constitutional lawp. 1
Sources of constitutional law: constitutional conventionsp. 10
The rule of lawp. 24
The separation of powersp. 37
Constitutional monarchy and the royal prerogativep. 48
The executive: central, regional, and local governmentp. 60
Parliamentp. 77
The legislative process and the sovereignty of parliamentp. 94
European union law and institutions: constitutional implicationsp. 108
Introduction to administrative law: the foundations and extent of judicial reviewp. 123
The basic doctrines of judicial reviewp. 137
Grounds for judicial reviewp. 147
Crown proceedings and public interest immunityp. 165
Introduction to human rights in UK lawp. 174
Police powers, public order, and terrorismp. 187
Outline answersp. Al
Glossaryp. A17
Table of casesp. A21
Table of statutesp. A25
Indexp. A31
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