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Constitutional and Administrative Law By John Alder

Constitutional and Administrative Law by John Alder

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Summary

Constitutional and Administrative Law provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic legal principles of the UK constitution. This book places the law in the context of the main political ideas which have influenced its development and discusses some of the most fundamental questions about government.

Constitutional and Administrative Law Summary

Constitutional and Administrative Law by John Alder

Constitutional and Administrative Law provides a comprehensive and very readable introduction to the basic legal principles of the UK constitution. Critical yet accessible, the book places the law in the context of the main political ideas which have influenced its development and discusses some of the most fundamental questions about government. This new edition is fully updated, with more detailed coverage of aspects of administrative law and an increased focus on human rights/civil liberties. There will also, for the first time, be a companion website.

About John Alder

JOHN ALDER is Visiting Professor at the University of Wales Bangor Law School, UK. He was formerly Professor of Law at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has many years of experience at universities in the UK, USA, Portugal, Spain and Kenya and is the author of many books and articles on public law, environmental law and housing law.

Table of Contents

Preface Table of Cases Table of Statutes PART I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES Introduction: Constitutional Themes and Structures Underlying Political Values: Liberalism The Sources of the Constitution Historical Outline An Overview of the Main Institutions of the UK Constitution The Territory and the Regions of the UK The Rule of Law The Separation of Powers Parliamentary Supremacy The European Union PART II: GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS Parliament: Constitutional Position The Composition of Parliament and Parliamentary Elections Parliamentary Procedure The Crown Ministers and Departments PART III: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Judicial Review of the Executive: The Grounds of Review, I: Illegality and Ultra Vires Judicial Review of the Executive: The Grounds of Review, II: Beyond Ultra Vires Judicial Review Remedies PART IV: HUMAN RIGHTS Human Rights and Civil Liberties The Human Rights Act 1998 Freedoms of Expression and Assembly Exceptional Powers: Security, State Secrecy and Emergencies Index

Additional information

GOR002573761
Constitutional and Administrative Law by John Alder
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2009-05-21
520
0230576621
9780230576629
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