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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Darbyshire on the English Legal System 12th ed isbn 9780414057852

Darbyshire on the English Legal System 11th ed

ISBN13: 9780414031333
New Edition ISBN: 9780414057852
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414046023
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Darbyshire on the English Legal System:-

  • Provides students with an engaging, thought-provoking and highly readable introduction to the contemporary legal system of England and Wales
  • Explains both new and old laws derived from the ELS, guiding students through a text which discusses legal principals, historical context and practice procedure
  • Considers the various functions and powers of individuals and institutions within the ELS
  • Takes into account all new legislation
  • Includes analysis of the latest case law developments, especially in criminal procedure and human rights
  • Discusses other key developments such as new research and government policy
  • Comes with free online updates, providing news of the latest changes and additional material
  • Contains a list of further reading at the end of each chapter so that students can undertake further study
  • An essential introductory text for undergraduate students of law, those studying law at A2 or AS Levels, as well as students on non-vocational courses

  • Recent EU and human rights cases, as they affect the UK, and new domestic case law
  • Developing a single family court from 2014
  • The effects of cutbacks in spending on court closures and access to the courts
  • The Jackson reforms to civil procedure from 2013: the battle to control civil costs

English Legal System
Part One: Sources
Part Two: Institutions
Part Three: Procedures
Part Four: Professionals in the Law
Part Five: Laypeople in the Law
Part Six: Access to Justice