This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Prof Martin Loughlin NAB 7.12 and Prof Conor Gearty
Additional Teachers: Dr Jo Murkens, Dr Thomas Poole, Dr Grégoire Webber
This course is compulsory on the BA in Anthropology and Law and LLB in Laws. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
The course covers: the conceptual framework of public law; central government and the executive; parliament; multi-layered government (the European Union, devolution and local government); judicial review; and civil liberties and human rights.
20 hours of lectures and 18 hours of classes in the MT. 20 hours of lectures and 20 hours of classes in the LT. 2 hours of lectures and 4 hours of classes in the ST.
Students will be expected to produce 1 essay in the MT and 1 essay in the LT.
Other assignments will be set by the class tutor, as required.
Basic texts: M. Elliott & R. Thomas, Public Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011) A. Le Sueur, M. Sunkin & J. Murkens, Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2nd edn, 2013); A.W.Bradley & K.D. Ewing, Constitutional and Administrative Law (London: Pearson, 15th edn., 2010).
Exam (100%, duration: 3 hours) in the main exam period.
Total students 2012/13: 205
Average class size 2012/13: 12
Value: One Unit
- Specialist skills