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Constitutional law

Constitutional law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Fergus Ryan
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ireland
  • Publication Information: Dublin : Round Hall Sweet & Maxwell, 2002
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Round Hall nutshells.
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XXVII, 165 pages ; 22 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Constitutional law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Fergus W. Ryan.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: Ireland
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDK1225
  • Dewey Code: 342.417
  • ISBN: 1858002281 9781858002286
  • OCLC: 49968201

Main Contents

Purpose of a Constitution. Constitutional Interpretation. Judicial Review. The Premable. The Nation and position of Northern Ireland. The Irish State. Ireland in the European Union. Separation of Powers. The President. The Oireachtas. The D?il and the Seanad. The Government. Emergency Powers. The Attorney General. The Courts. Human Rights in the Constitution. Changing the Constitution.

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“Constitutional Law” is accessible, informative and succinct. It explains the key principles and concepts of an often-demanding subject in a manner that is easily comprehensible.

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Constitutional law

Constitutional law in general


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