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The English Legal System 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780198727217
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199657094
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.99



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The English Legal System combines comprehensive and thorough coverage of the main topics covered on English legal system courses with a lively and engaging style to capture students' attention and provide them with a firm foundation for their study of law.

This book enables students to first understand all of the key areas of the English legal system, and then to engage with the subject fully for themselves. The law is not just presented but critiqued, with a range of learning features which encourage students to actively engage with contentious issues and difficult questions. Everyday examples help students to apply their knowledge of the law in a practical way, while questions for reflection help students to analyse, evaluate, and think critically.

Aided by a clear structure, arranged in five parts, students will be able to fully grasp the processes involving in making and reforming the law.

Subjects:
English Legal System
Contents:
1. English legal system

PART I: SOURCES OF LAW
2. Domestic sources of law: parliamentary material
3. Domestic sources of law: case law
4. International sources of law
5. Human Rights Act 1998

PART II: THE COURTS AND THE PRACTITIONERS
6. The courts
7. Judges and judicial independence
8. The legal professions
9. Funding access to practitioners

PART III: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
10. Preliminary matters
11. Lay justice
12. Those in court
13. The trials
14. Criminal appeals

PART IV: THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM
15. Civil litigation
16. Remedies and appeals
17. Alternative dispute resolution
18. Tribunals

PART V: THE FUTURE
19. The future