20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: LAW133 Contemporary Issues in Law and Justice or LAW139 Public Law in the UK and the EU

Aims/Description: This module is one of the optional foundation subjects of the degree, which students can take to cover in more detail the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. The module develops in more detail the foundational concepts of administrative law introduced in the compulsory module `Public Law in the UK and the EU', with a particular emphasis on theories of administrative law and justice. The main focus will be judicial review: its development, purpose and place within the legal system; the substantive grounds and procedural aspects; and the remedies available. There will also be emphasis on non-judicial remedies in administrative law.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to law students

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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