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Public Law By Andrew Le Sueur (Professor of Constitutional Justice, University of Essex)


Public Law Text, Cases, and Materials explores how the law works in practice. The key institutions, legal principles, and conventions that underpin the public law of the UK are brought to life through the inclusion of extracts from key sources, which are explained and critiqued by the authors.

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Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials by Andrew Le Sueur (Professor of Constitutional Justice, University of Essex)

Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers a fresh approach to the study of constitutional and administrative law by exploring how the law works in practice. The inclusion of extracts from key cases, government reports and academic articles demonstrates the law in action and the incisive commentary that accompanies them explains the significance of each. The expert authors have distilled their knowledge of the institutions and legal principles into concise, focused prose, and they encourage reflection through regular questions and hypothetical examples. This leading text provides students with a thorough and wide-ranging knowledge of public law, together will a full understanding of the theoretical and political debates in this fascinating and dynamic area of law. Online resources This book is accompanied by the following online resources: -Multiple choice questions with answers for students to test their feedback -Updates from the authors covering the latest developments in public law

Public Law Reviews

Review from previous edition A really excellent account of the subject...a highly accessible, readable and engaging account of public law served up in a student friendly way. * Dr. Ed Bates, Public Law *

About Andrew Le Sueur (Professor of Constitutional Justice, University of Essex)

Andrew Le Sueur, Professor of Constitutional Justice, University of Essex, Maurice Sunkin, Professor of Public Law and Socio-Legal Studies, University of Essex, Jo Eric Khushal Murkens, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Table of Contents

I. Constitutional Fundamentals 1: Introduction to constitutional fundamentals 2: The constitutional rulebook 3: The legislative supremacy of the UK parliament 4: The rule of law 5: Separating and balancing powers 6: Multilevel governing within the United Kingdom 7: Protecting rights II. Executive Functions 8: Introduction to executive functions 9: Government and accountability 10: Prerogative powers 11: Case study: deployment of British armed forces abroad III. Legislative Functions 12: Introduction to legislative functions 13: Primary legislation 14: Delegated legislation 15: Case study: constitutionally contested legislation IV. Judicial and Dispute Resolution Functions 16: Introduction to judicial and dispute resolution functions 17: The judiciary 18: Administrative justice: tribunals and ombudsmen 19: Judicial review 20: Using human rights in United Kingdom courts V. The European Union 21: Institutions of the European Union 22: Joining, leaving, transitioning: the UK's relationship with the European Union 23: European Union law in the United Kingdom courts

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Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials by Andrew Le Sueur (Professor of Constitutional Justice, University of Essex)
Oxford University Press
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