Public Law Directions provides a balance of depth, detail, context, and critique. The aim is to empower readers to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and confidently approach assessments. The text offers scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, making the practical importance of the law clear. It shows readers when and how to critically evaluate the law by introducing the key areas of debate and encourages a questioning attitude towards the law. Topics covered include: the UK constitution; constitutional principles and values; power in the UK including an examination of the three arms of state; an analysis of the relationship between the individual and the state; and a close examination of human rights, including a look at the Human Rights Act 1998.
Keywords:case extracts, UK constitution, constitutional powers, constitutional values, power, human rights, state, Human Rights Act 1998
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- Part 1 The UK Constitution
- Part 2 Important Constitutional Principles and Values
- Part 3 The Allocation of Power in the UK: The Three Arms of State
- Part 4 The Relationship Between the Individual and the State