Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights: A critical introduction

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The fifth edition of Ian Loveland's acclaimed Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights continues to provide in-depth coverage of the core elements of a constitutional and administrative law syllabus. In addition, it explores the ongoing impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, and the ongoing debates over civil liberties issues.

This highly engaging text provides a unique cross-disciplinary approach to the subject, with emphasis on material drawn from political ...

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Overview


The fifth edition of Ian Loveland's acclaimed Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights continues to provide in-depth coverage of the core elements of a constitutional and administrative law syllabus. In addition, it explores the ongoing impact of the Human Rights Act 1998, and the ongoing debates over civil liberties issues.

This highly engaging text provides a unique cross-disciplinary approach to the subject, with emphasis on material drawn from political theory, political science, and social history. The author's purposeful, narrative style stimulates and encourages further critical analysis, thus ensuring that the reader gains a fundamental appreciation of public law in its wider context.

Online Resource Centre

This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides a fully-linked online casebook, with edited versions of leading cases and relevant legislation. A selection of mind maps, providing an invaluable revision tool for students, and suggested tutorial outlines for lecturers are also included.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199606405
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 8/15/2012
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian Loveland is Professor of Public Law at City University.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Defining the principles
1. Defining the constitution?
2. Parliamentary sovreignty
3. The rule of law and the separation of powers
4. The royal prerogative
Part II: The institutions and operation of national government
5. The House of Commons
6. The House of Lords
7. The electoral system
8. Parliamentary privilege
9. Constitutional conventions
Part III: The geographical separation of powers
10. Local government
11. The European Economic Community 1957-1986
12. The European Community after the Single European Act
13. The government of Scotland and Wales
Part IV: Administrative law
14. Substantive grounds of judicial review
15. Procedural grounds of judicial review
16. Challenging government decisions: the process
17. Locus standi
Part V: Human rights
18. Human rights I: traditional perspectives
19. Human rights II: emergent principles
20. Human rights III: new substantive grounds of judicial review
21. Human rights IV: the Human Rights Act 1998
22. Human rights V: the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998
23. Human rights VI: governmental powers of arrest and detention

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