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Constitutional and Administrative Law
9th edition
 
 
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28 Jun 2013
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The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors.

The ninth edition of Constitutional and Administrative Law has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent changes to the law.

This is an ideal companion to undergraduate or GDL/CPE courses in constitutional and administrative law or public law. The enhanced layout includes end of chapter summaries, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading. A companion website featuring updates on latest developments can be found at www.palgrave.com/law/alder9e


Description

The Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors.

The ninth edition of Constitutional and Administrative Law has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent changes to the law.

This is an ideal companion to undergraduate or GDL/CPE courses in constitutional and administrative law or public law. The enhanced layout includes end of chapter summaries, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading. A companion website featuring updates on latest developments can be found at www.palgrave.com/law/alder9e


Reviews

"An excellent textbook which combines an examination of the theoretical concepts and principles with an up-to-date consideration of recent innovations. It provides a comprehensive and insightful text for students of constitutional and administrative law." – Dr. Sue Prince, School of Law, University of Exeter, UK (review of previous edition)


Contents

PART I: THE FRAMEWORK OF THE CONSTITUTION
1. Introduction: Constitutional Themes and Structures
2. Underlying Political Traditions
3. The Sources of the Constitution
4. Historical Outline
5. An Overview of the Main Institutions of the UK Constitution
PART II FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES
6. The Rule of Law
7. The Separation of Powers
8. Parliamentary Sovereignty
PART III INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS OF THE CONSTITUTION
9. The State and the Outside World
10. The European Union
PART IV: GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS
11. Parliament: Constitutional Position
12. The Composition of Parliament and Parliamentary Elections
13. Parliamentary Procedure
14. The Crown
15. Ministers and Departments
16. Devolution
PART V: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
17. The Grounds of Judicial Review, I: Illegality and Ultra Vires
18. The Grounds of Judicial Review, II: Beyond Ultra Vires
19. Judicial Review Remedies
20. Administrative Justice
PART IV: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
21. Human Rights and Civil Liberties
22. The Human Rights Act 1998
23. Freedoms of Expression and Assembly
24. Exceptional Powers: Security, State Secrecy and Emergencies


Authors

John Alder is Visiting Professor at the School of Law, University of Bangor, 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.