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on 9 February 2011
This is certainly one of the clearer legal textbooks that I've read - it is very well laid out, separating out case and instrument extracts nicely and presented in a structure which makes notetaking very easy. Unfortunately it's substance is, in some key areas, rather flawed. Judicial Review in particular contains some rather confusing contradictions which are left unexplained, as well as some strongly opinionated views which, unless read in conjunction with other texts, could well be mistaken for fact due to the way in which they are presented. Sometimes this can veer dangerously close to misinformation. For example, the doctrine of manifest error is disregarded briefly as subjective, when in fact there is little case law to back this up. Indeed the only descriptions within dicta have referred to it as strictly objective, and the opinion that it is subjective is written as if factual, which would need to be substantiated before being dismissed in a similar way in an essay or exam.

Overall I would say that due to the shortage of good textbooks which are up to date with the Lisbon Treaty this is worth owning, but it should be read warily and possibly just to get an overview of a subject before using a less approachable text to take substantive notes.
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on 16 January 2012
Ordered this item for my son for his law course at university - He found it essential for his coursework. The seller sent the item immediately and we received it well before christmas and it was all as described. Great seller and service.
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on 23 October 2012
Although it's thick, it's not hard to read since the authors wrote in a very precise way. Seems like i cannot stop reading this book once i adopted it as my main text!!!
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on 11 October 2014
Very good book. Concepts are thoroughly explained; provides a 360° overview on both codified and case law.
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on 24 December 2012
A really good and thorough but obviously very dry presentation of important case, statutes, directives and so on. Helpful for the law but not something layman would want to read for entertainment.
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on 27 November 2014
Great book and great service!!!!
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on 12 November 2010
I have recieved four books thinking they were all in brand new quality however, two of the books are damaged by the cover. I am very disappointed with the quality and would be greatful if you could either give me some discount of the purchases or send me another copy of the books!!
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