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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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English Legal System: The Fundamentals 4th ed isbn 9780414057555

English Legal System: The Fundamentals 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780414033146
New Edition ISBN: 9780414057555
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414046047
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £27.95

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  • Focuses on what is the law, sources of law, how the law is used, the civil and criminal court systems, ADR, legal personnel, the judiciary, juries, funding, sentencing, and appeals
  • Explains the intricacies of this area of the law in a simple and straightforward language, but without losing any of the detail or necessary evaluation required for students to progress well in their degree level courses
  • Uses charts and grids to enable students to grasp complex legal principles with ease
  • Provides diagrams in order to enhance retention of information
  • Facilitates learning with clear language and bite-size chunks of text
  • Enables students to self test so that they are confident in their knowledge before moving onto the next chapter
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the subject – allowing the book to be used by those new to the subject and for distance learning courses
  • Includes a section on how to find, read and analyse legislation and cases so that students can put their knowledge into practice

English Legal System
Introduction to the English Legal System
Judicial Reasoning
How to find the law and use it
The Legal Profession
The Judiciary
The Civil Justice System
The Criminal Justice System