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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
First Steps in the Law 7th ed isbn 9780198735892

Understanding the Law 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780199608805
New Edition ISBN: 9780198735892
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199547203
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Understanding the Law is a lively and accessible introduction to the law. Geoffrey Rivlin uses all his experience as a judge to provide a wealth of fascinating detail about the legal system and the many people who participate in it, including judges, lawyers, and police officers.

An updated selection of real-life cases help bring the book to life, and there are questions to accompany each chapter to encourage the reader to engage with the material. This book is ideal for anyone considering a career in the law, preparing for university, or embarking on a law course at school or college.

English Legal System, General Interest
1: Introduction - the Royal Courts of Justice
2: The Law and its Importance
3: The Invisible Palace - Part 1: 'Judge-Made' Law - Common Law and Equity
4: The Invisible Palace - Part 2:The Constitution
5: The Palace of Westminster
6: Our Chief Law Enforcers - the Police
7: Our Law Upholders - the Judiciary
8: The Legal Profession
9: Solicitors
10: Barristers
11: The Work of the Courts - Part 1: The Courts
12: The Work of the Courts - Part 2: Criminal and Civil Cases
13: Judges
14: Legal Robes
15: Human Rights
16: Discrimination and the Law
17: Criminal Trials through the Ages
18: Punishments through the Ages
19: Criminal Trials Today
20: Punishments Today
21: Young Persons
22: Dangerous Drugs
23: Laws Around the World
24: Some Interesting Cases
Questions for the Reader
Some Useful Reading;