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Judicial Review in United Kingdom

Definition of Judicial Review

A means whereby a judge reviews the lawfulness of a decision or action made by a public body.

Judicial Review in North Ireland

Supervision by the High Court of the process used by public bodies when reaching decisions, including decisions to make secondary legislation.

Judicial Review and Medieval Law

Judicial Review and Legal History


See Also

  • Conversion (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Conversion (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Medieval Roman Law (in this legal Encyclopedia)
  • Tenure (in this legal Encyclopedia)

Bibliographies of English Law History

  • Maxwell, William H. A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 1: English Law to 1800. London: Sweet and Maxwell, 1955-
  • Beale, Joseph H. A Bibliography of Early English Law Books. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.
  • Winfield, Percy H. The Chief Sources of English Legal History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

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  • Article Name: Judicial Review
  • Author: B. Hepple
  • Description: Definition of Judicial Review A means whereby a judge reviews the lawfulness of a decision or action made by a public body. [...]

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