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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The English Legal Process 13th ed isbn 9780199581948

The English Legal Process 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780199232291
New Edition ISBN: 9780199581948
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199290383
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The English Legal Process offers a clear and topical explanation of how the English legal system operates. The book explains the organization and procedures of courts and tribunals, the trial process and jury system, major forms of redress in private and public law, and discusses the way judges make and determine the law. Throughout, examples are drawn from a wide range of cases to help students develop a rounded understanding of the subject.

  • Focuses on the institutions and legal practices that form the basis of the English legal system: an ideal reference tool for students throughout the duration of their studies
  • References to key cases highlight the relationship between court procedures and the 'real world', allowing students to understand the limitations of the legal system and the controversies that surround it
  • A detailed bibliography identifies recommended texts and articles for students to study, to develop their critical understanding of the issues raised
  • An Online Resource Centre enables students to keep abreast of changes in the law through regular updates and web links to key materials
  • New case law from the House of Lords, the Court of Appeal, and the High Court, including decisions on human rights, the per incuriam doctrine, leapfrog appeals, trial by jury, and judicial review.
  • Extensive references to provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 concerning trials on indictment without a jury in cases of jury tampering and the retrial of acquitted persons for serious offences.
  • References to the Criminal Defence Service Act 2006, the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, the Equality Act 2006, the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006, the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007, and the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007.
  • Coverage of changes to the scheme for compensating miscarriages of justice.
  • New section on Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • A detailed bibliography.