20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: 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 constitutional law introduced in the compulsory module `Public Law in the UK and the EU'. Theories of constitutionalism will be explored, alongside recent developments in British constitutional practice. Various proposals for constitutional reform will be analysed and the extensive operation of constitutional law through layers of public bodies identified.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to law students

Staff Contact: JONES BRIAN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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