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Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying administrative law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for administrative law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

Administrative law in England & Wales : quick start

Both LexisLibrary and Westlaw UK will provide holders of an Oxford SSO with relevant primary sources (amended legislation & case law) and some commentary, in the form of journal articles if not practitioners' texts as well.

English Legal Encyclopedia
​Halsbury's Laws of England (in print) is on Level 2 at KZ 1. (Holders of an Oxford SSO can also read this online via LexisLibrary)

Reading List title?

As English administrative is a taught subject, the Reserve Collection has some Reading List texts such as the examples below. 

Current, open shelf books for English administrative law are on Level 2 with the following shelf marks

Shelf browsing on Level 2

KM1 Public law generally (eg books with chapters on constitutional, criminal, tax law)
KM31 Constitutional & administrative law
KM36 Judicial review as a constitutional principle
KM300 Administrative law - general principles, comprehensive treatments
KM303 Administrative tribunals
KM303.5 Public Inquiries
KM304 Administrative procedure, natural justice
KM305 Remedies
KM306 Judicial review
Note: judicial review in particular areas of law will be shelved with that topic eg Criminal judicial review : a practioner's guide to judicial review in the criminal justice system and related areas would be at KM570.
KM307 Ombudmen -general works

Administrative monographs for some other common law jurisdictions

The third line of the shelf mark will indicate when the jurisdiction is no longer England and Wales, using the following codes: A8 Australia, C1 Canada, Ireland I5, N4 New Zealand, S3 Scotland, U4 United States.

For help with using SOLO, please see online guide below:

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