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This textbook provides a thorough and accessible introduction to the basic principles of United Kingdom Constitutional and Administrative Law, including Human Rights law. By taking... Read more
This textbook provides a thorough and accessible introduction to the basic principles of United Kingdom Constitutional and Administrative Law, including Human Rights law. By taking the reader through the key constitutional structures ? including the notion of the UK constitution as developing "organically" and as a result of historical development and practical compromises ? the authors are able to guide the reader step-by-step to a clearer understanding of UK Constitutional and Administrative Law.
This book is therefore an essential starting point for more advanced law students and a valuable source of legal context for political science students alike. Both authoritative and accessible, it enables the reader to appreciate the complexity and beauty of this most fundamental part of our legal system.
Constitutional and Administrative Law Paperback edition by John Alder
PART I: THE FRAMEWORK OF THE CONSTITUTION.- 1. Introduction: Constitutional Structures.- 2. Underlying Political Traditions.- 3. The Sources of the Constitution.- 4. Historical Landmarks.- 5. An Overview of the Main Institutions of the 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 and Procedure.- 20. Administrative Justice.- PART VI: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS.- 21. Human Rights and Civil Liberties.- 22. The Human Rights Act 1998.- 23. Freedoms of Expression and Assembly.- 24. Government Secrecy.- 25. Exceptional Powers: Security, Emergencies and Terrorism.
John Alder is a former Professor of Law at Newcastle and Keele universities.His interests include constitutional and administrative law, housing law and environmental law.
Keith Syrett is Professor of Health Law and Policy at the University of Bristol Law School, where he teaches public law and administrative law. His research interest is public law, especially the relationship between law and the rationing of scarce health care resources.
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