SOVEREIGNTY (Wk 2)

1. GENERAL

***Loveland, Constitutional Law, Ch 2

***MacCormick, Questioning Sovereignty, Ch 4

De Smith, Chs. 4 & 5.

***Nairn v University Court of St Andrew (1909) SC(HL) 10

Ellen St Estates v. Minister ...1934 1 KB 590

Vauxhall St Estates v. Liverpool Corp. 1932 1 KB 733

***MacCormick v. Lord Advocate 1953 SC 396

Gibson v Lord Advocate 1975 SLT 134

Blackburn v. AG 1971 1 WLR 1037

Harris v. Minister 1952 1 TLR 1245

AG for NSW v. Trethowan 1932 AC 526

**Pickin v. BRB 1974 1 All E.R. 609

Bribery Comr v. Ranasinghe 1965 AC 172

Manuel v. AG 1983 Ch. 172

Littrell v USA (No 2) [1994] 4 All ER 203

Scotland Act 1998

Wade 1955 CLJ 172

Marshall, Constitutional Theory Ch. 3

Heuston, Essays in Constitutional Law Ch. 1

**Hart, Concept of Law, pp 145-150 (1st ed) 147-154 (2nd ed)

*Laws, 1995 Public Law 73-93

*Sedley, 1995 Public Law 386-401

Bradley, "The Sovereignty of Parliament - Form or Substance?" in Jowell & Oliver eds, The Changing Constitution (4th edn 2000), Ch 2

2. EUROPE (a) EU

***MacCormick, Questioning Sovereignty, Ch 6

**Craig, "Britain in the European Union"in Jowell & Oliver eds, The Changing Constitution (4th edn 2000), Ch 3, pp 69-79

Costa 1964 CMLR 425

Bulmer 1974 3 WLR 202

McCarthys v. Smith 1979 3 All E.R. 325

Duke 1938 AC 618

Litster 1990 1 AC 546

*Factortame 1990 2 AC 85

*Factortame (No.2) 1991 1 AC 603

Factortame (No 3) [1996] QB 404

*Factortame [1999] 4 All ER 906

*Wade 88 LQR 1

Trinidade 35 MLR 375

Oliver, "Fishing on the Incoming Tide" 1991 MLR 442

(b) ECHR

Human Rights Act 1998

R v SoS for Home Dept ex p Simms [1999] 3 All ER 400 (***L Hoffmann)



Essay: select a suitable topic from a past paper OR "Is there anything constitutionally unusual about the European Communities Act 1972?"