The second edition of Nutshell: Federal Constitutional Law provides a concise outline of the principles and doctrines of this challenging subject.Nutshells are ideal as an introduction to an area of law or as a brush up in preparation for exams. . Concise . Clear explanations . Key cases . Legislative provisions THE ESSENTIAL REVISION TOOL FOR LAW STUDENTS CONTENTSCh 1 - Australia's Federal Constitution: An Historical Overview Ch 2 -Â Constitutional Concepts Ch 3 -Â The High Court of Australia: Functions and Jurisdiction Ch 4 -Â Legislative Power and its Interpretation Ch 5 - Executive Power Ch 6 -Â Judicial Power Ch 7 - Aspects of Australian Federalism Ch 8 -Â Rights and Freedoms under the Constitution.