PART I: THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES.
1. Defining the constitution?.
2. Parliamentary sovereignty.
3. The rule of law and the separation of powers.
4. The Royal prerogative.
PART II: THE INSTITUTIONS AND OPERATION OF NATIONAL GOVERNMENT.
5. The House of Commons.
6. The House of Lords.
7. The electoral system.
8. Parliamentary privilege.
9. Constitutional conventions.
PART III: THE GEOGRAPHICAL SEPARATION OF POWERS.
10. Local government.
11. The European Economic Community 1957-1986.
12. The European Community after the Single European Act.
13. The governance of Scotland and Wales.
PART IV: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW.
14. Substantive grounds of judicial review.
15. Procedural grounds of judicial review.
16. Challenging governmental decisions: the process.
17. Locus standi.
PART V: HUMAN RIGHTS.
18. Human rights I: traditional perspectives.
19. Human rights II: emergent principles.
20. Human rights III: new substantive grounds of review.
21. Human rights IV: the Human Rights Act 1998.
22. Human rights V: the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998.
23. Human rights VI: governmental powers of arrest and detention.