English Public Law

Author: David Feldman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199227934

Category: Law

Page: 1289

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First published in 2004, English Public Law has become the key point of reference on English public law for lawyers in the UK and throughout the world. Now in its second edition, the book acts as an accessible first point of reference for practitioners approaching a public law issue for the first time, while simultaneously providing a lucid, concise and authoritative overview of all the key areas of public law (constitutional, administrative, human rights, and criminal law) within one single portable volume. The second edition has been completely updated to take account of all key legislative and procedural changes since 2004, including: ·The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 ·recent higher courts decisions concerning public law and human rights ·the Criminal Procedure Rules 2005 Written and edited by a team of acknowledged experts on English law, the book offers proven reliability and as part of the Oxford Principles of English Law Series, is the companion volume to the second edition of English Private Law edited by Professor Andrew Burrows FBA. The book is an ideal quick reference for practitioners to fall back on when a client raises a point outside their normal area of expertise as well as for academics, overseas libraries, and practitioners overseas who want a one stop resource on English public law. A supplement published between editions, will ensure that the book is kept up to date.

Public Law

Author: Mark Elliott,Robert Thomas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198765894

Category:

Page: 964

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Public Law covers the essential topics of the public law module in an insightful and interesting way. The book guides students through key themes which help them to understand how the many strands of public law are interlinked. The authors have a real flair for capturing both the vibrant nature of public law in practice and the key contemporary debates in the field. They use practical examples to bring this subject to life and include expert commentaries on each chapter to allow students to see academic debate first-hand. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: -Updates from the authors to help students keep up-to-date with this fast-moving subject -Multiple choice questions with instant feedback to allow students to test themselves -Suggested answers to the many questions posed throughout the book to help students get to grips with the key debates and issues -A library of weblinks and advice on which websites students should use when planning their own research -Online versions of the diagrams featured the book

Public Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Andrew Le Sueur,Barber Professor of Jurisprudence Andrew Le Sueur,Professor of Law and Head of Department of Law Maurice Sunkin, LLM,Jo Eric Khushal Murkens

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198735383

Category:

Page: 936

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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 Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides a link to the authors' Twitter feed, web links to useful sites and, for lecturers, a test bank of multiple choice questions with answers and feedback.

Institutions & Public Law

Comparative Approaches

Author: Tom Ginsburg,Robert A. Kagan

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820474779

Category: Law

Page: 324

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"Institutions & Public Law: Comparative Approaches" is a set of essays on the politics of law and courts by leading public law scholars in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. The essays share the view that understanding courts requires attention to the political dynamics that shape judicial design and authority, as well as the position of courts within the broader political system. This volume is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate courses in judicial politics.

Public Law in Germany, 1800-1914

Author: Michael Stolleis

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781571810571

Category: History

Page: 514

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Introduction to Public Law

A Comparative Study

Author: Élisabeth Zoller

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004161473

Category: Law

Page: 290

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"Introduction to Public Law" is a historical and comparative introduction to public law. The book traces back the origins of the "res publica" to Roman law and analyzes the course of its development, first during the monarchical age in continental Europe and England, and then during the republican age that began at the end of the eighteenth century with the democratic revolutions in the United States and France. For each period and country, the book analyzes the major concepts of public law and their transformations: sovereignty, the state, the statute, the separation of powers, the public interest, and administrative justice.

Complete Public Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Lisa Webley,Harriet Samuels

Publisher: Complete

ISBN: 0198714491

Category: Public law

Page: 716

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Complete Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines extracts from key primary and secondary materials with clear explanatory text to provide a complete resource for students of constitutional and administrative law. The book has been carefully structured with the needs of undergraduate students in mind. Opening with a consideration of basic constitutional principles (in which no previous knowledge is assumed), the authors move on to cover parliamentary supremacy and the concept of responsible government, before closing with extensive consideration of the principles and procedures of judicial review. A wealth of learning features such as thinking points, diagrams, useful notes, summary points and reflective questions provide valuable support for students. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by a comprehensive Online Resource Centre which contains the following resources: For students: - Updates - Web links - A flashcard glossary of key terms - A timeline of key events For lecturers: - A fully customizable test bank of multiple choice questions with answer feedback

Public Law

Author: Adam Tomkins

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191018600

Category: Law

Page: 256

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Written in the well-established tradition of the Clarendon Law Series, Public Law offers a stimulating re-interpretation of the central themes and problems of English constitutional law. It offers full consideration of the historical development of public law. This book is an introduction that will be especially appealing to the enquiring student who is looking to reflect critically on the assumptions underpinning the standard presentation of the subject.Written throughout in an engaging and accessible style, Public Law examines the issues of power and accountability that are central to constitutional and administrative law. Among the topics considered are the unwritten nature of the constitution, the changing relationship between the law and the politics of the constitution, the separation of powers, the enduring influence of the crown, the role and functions of Parliament, questions of responsible government, and the law of judicialreview and human rights.

Foundations of Public Law

Author: Martin Loughlin

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191648183

Category: Law

Page: 528

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Foundations of Public Law offers an account of the formation of the discipline of public law with a view to identifying its essential character, explaining its particular modes of operation, and specifying its unique task. Building on the framework first outlined in The Idea of Public Law (OUP, 2003), the book conceives public law broadly as a type of law that comes into existence as a consequence of the secularization, rationalization and positivization of the medieval idea of fundamental law. Formed as a result of the changes that give birth to the modern state, public law establishes the authority and legitimacy of modern governmental ordering. Public law today is a universal phenomenon, but its origins are European. Part I of the book examines the conditions of its formation, showing how much the concept borrowed from the refined debates of medieval jurists. Part II then examines the nature of public law. Drawing on a line of juristic inquiry that developed from the late sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries-extending from Bodin, Althusius, Lipsius, Grotius, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke and Pufendorf to the later works of Montesquieu, Rousseau, Kant, Fichte, Smith and Hegel-it presents an account of public law as a special type of political reason. The remaining three Parts unpack the core elements of this concept: state, constitution, and government. By taking this broad approach to the subject, Professor Loughlin shows how, rather than being viewed as a limitation on power, law is better conceived as a means by which public power is generated. And by explaining the way that these core elements of state, constitution, and government were shaped respectively by the technological, bourgeois, and disciplinary revolutions of the sixteenth century through to the nineteenth century, he reveals a concept of public law of considerable ambiguity, complexity and resilience.

The Unity of Public Law

Author: David Dyzenhaus

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 184731046X

Category: Law

Page: 520

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This book tackles the important topic of the relationship between three parts of the public law regime in a common law jurisdiction: the common law of judicial review or the unwritten constitution, the written constitution and public international law. Thematic coherence is ensured by the fact that the papers were presented at a conference in early 2003 and then extensively revised and by a general focus on a path-breaking decision of Canada's Supreme Court (Baker). The book thus contains a highly productive exchange between an international group of scholars on such themes as the rule of law, judicial deference, the separation of powers, the role of human rights in common law reasoning on immigration and security matters, and the nature of legal authority.

Public Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Author: Colin Faragher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198803893

Category: Law

Page: 272

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If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Public Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Public Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/): - Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test - Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers - Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer - Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards - Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists - Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

Public Law

Author: John Stanton,Craig Prescott

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198722931

Category:

Page: 752

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Fresh, modern, and practical, Public Law provides law undergraduates with a unique approach to constitutional and administrative law, aptly demonstrating why this is an exciting time to be studying the subject.Writing in a fluid, succinct style, the authors carve a logical pathway through the key areas studied on the LLB, guiding students to a solid understanding of the fundamental principles. This theoretical grounding is then rooted in reality, with each concept applied to a hypothetical scenario(included at the start of each chapter) to set it into a practical context.While this practical element helps students to understand how the law applies and develop problem-solving skills, a trio of supportive learning features also encourages active engagement with and a critical appreciation of public law. "Key case" boxes highlight and analyse the significant case lawin each area; "Counterpoint" boxes flag alternative viewpoints and areas of debate; and "Pause for reflection" boxes prompt readers to consider the impact of laws, and what potential developments and reforms may lie ahead. Public Law's modern approach and unique combination of practical application and theoretically critical discussion makes it the ideal choice for students seeking to understand concepts not only in the abstract but in practice, helping them to develop the skills they need to succeed at university andbeyond.

Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials 2e

Author: Andrew Le Sueur,Maurice Sunkin,Jo Murkens

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199644187

Category: Law

Page: 885

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This dynamic text, cases, & materials book provides a thought-provoking guide to the public law of the UK. It sets out key institutions, legal principles, and conventions and its clear commentary draws on case studies and extracts from a range of sources to provide a full understanding of the law and the major theoretical and political debates.

Understanding Public Law

Author: Hilaire Barnett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135260559

Category: Law

Page: 264

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Public Law is concerned with the law governing the institutions of the state and the relationship between the state and the individual, and is a core subject for all students reading for a qualifying law degree. This concise, student-friendly guide will help equip students with an understanding of the key aspects of the UK’s political and legal systems as well as building an understanding of the relationship between the different branches of the state such as the executive, legislature and judiciary. Understanding Public Law provides a consideration of the main themes in a logical, progressive manner, highlighting the broader political and social contexts, and focusing on how and why the law has developed as it has. Throughout the text, key terms are identified and explained from the outset, helping students new to the subject familiarize themselves with the vocabulary of public law; chapter outlines and summaries help to focus the reader on the key topics; and a set of self-test questions at the end of each chapter encourage students to consider and reflect on what has been learnt. Understanding Public Law is the ideal introduction to this essential subject.

The Public Law of Gender

Author: Kim Rubenstein,Katharine G. Young

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107138574

Category: Law

Page: 588

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Examines the public law of gender and equality from the perspectives of comparative constitutional law, international law and governance.

Public Law and Politics

The Scope and Limits of Constitutionalism

Author: Emilios A. Christodoulidis,Stephen Tierney

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754673637

Category: Law

Page: 224

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In a critical engagement with the function of public law and constitutionalism in its political dimensions, this volume brings together the reflections of three leading constitutionalists: Martin Loughlin, James Tully and Frank Michelman. Comprising three critical commentaries on each, it addresses the multiple ways in which public law is implicated in the logic of rule.

Public Law

Author: John F. McEldowney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Administrative law

Page: 718

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Written to assist students from legal and political backgrounds, 'Public Law' provides a clear, concise and critical analysis of all aspects of present day constitutional and administrative law in the UK.