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Administrative law: Books

Subjects: Law

Finding commentary

Reminder to holders of an Oxford SSO Check the Books section in Westlaw UK and the Commentary section of Lexislibrary for relevant practitioners' texts on this (and other topics!)

Finding commentary in SOLO

Subject searches to try (to limit to a jurisdiction add the name of a country. In the case of England you will need to use Great Britain too!)
‚ÄčAdministrative law 
Judicial review 
Judicial review of administrative acts 
Administrative  procedure
Administrative remedies
Government liability 
Governmental investigations
Ombudspersons

In some instances, SOLO may indicate that some of the titles you need are in the Law Reserve Collection. (example below) Just go to the Enquiry Desk with your University /Bodleian Card and ask for the book(s) from the staff there. 

Shelf browsing on Level 2

KM1 Public law (includes chapters on constitutional, criminal, tax law)
KM31 Constitutional & administrative law
KM300 administrative law - general principles, comprehensive treatments
KM303 Administrative tribunals
KM303.5 Public Inquiries
KM304 Administrative procedure, national 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

The works on English & Welsh/UK law are shelved first. Then works on the treatment of the law by the other jurisdictions follow, country by country. In these cases, the third line of the shelf mark indicates which "foreign" jurisdiction the work is concerned with - using the following codes - A8 Australia, C1 Canada, Ireland I5, N4 New Zealand, S3 Scotland, U4 United States.

Needing help using SOLO, our online catalogue?

The libguide below is designed to help - and always feel able to ask a librarian next time you are in a Bodleian Library!

Theoretical studies

Purely theoretical works will probably have shelf marks beginning Jurisp (short for Jurisprudence or legal philosophy).
Whereas comparative studies will have shelf marks beginning General. Both collections are also on Floor 2.
Some examples of titles within these sections are: