ELS Module Resources 

 

1. ESSENTIAL READING FOR THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

 

1.1 Introduction to the Diploma Course

1.2 English Legal History

1.3 Sources of English Constitutional Law – Conventions

1.4 Sources of English Constitutional Law – Statutes

1.5 Sources of English Constitutional Law – Case Law

1.6 Contemporary Problems in British Constitutional Law

1.7 ELS Discussion Questions

1.8 Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (supplement to discussion questions)

1.9 Bull v Hall [2013] UKSC 73

 

 

2. OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL READING (Academic literature)

 

 

2.1 The Nature of Equity

2.2 Cutting Red Tape or Redefining the Constitutional Balance?

2.3 Ivan Rogers: Brexit as a revolution

2.4 Eleftheriadis: The coming constitutional instability (2018)

2.5 Two doctrines of the unwritten constitution

2.6 Barber: Against a written constitution (2018)

2.7 Elliot: Legislating in the dark: The Government’s White Paper on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (2018)

2.8 Elliot: Executive law-making and Brexit: Are Parliament’s hard-won safeguards being undermined? (2018)

2.9 Elliot: Sovereignty, Primacy and the Common Law Constitution – What Has EU Membership Taught Us? (2018)

2.10 Elliot, Young and Williams: The Miller Tale (2018)

2.11 Sir Ivan Rogers – Brexit as a Revolution

 

 

 

3. OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL READING (Cases)

3.1 R v (on the application of Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Appellant) [2017] UKSC 5

3.2 Jackson v AG [2005] UKHL 56

3.2 Thorburn v Sunderland City Council [2002] (Metric Martyrs)

 

4. MULTI-MEDIA MATERIALS

 

 

5. LECTURE NOTES 

 

As the year progresses, we will add notes and audio files from lectures we have given on topics related to this module.

4.1 English Legal History and the development of the common law system

4.2 Sources of English constitutional law – constitutional conventions

4.3 Contemporary Constitutional Problems

 

6. AUDIO MATERIALS

5.1 English Legal History and the development of the common law system (audio file)

5.2 Sources of English constitutional law – constitutional conventions (audio file)

 

7. End of Lesson Questionnaire

End of lesson questionnaire