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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
English Legal System: The Fundamentals 3rd ed isbn 9780414033146

English Legal System: The Fundamentals 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780414046047
New Edition ISBN: 9780414033146
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847034021
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

English Legal System: The Fundamentals. 2nd ed

  • Provides a clear and detailed understanding of the fundamentals of the English legal system
  • Focuses on the main areas of the English legal system, such as, 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 manner, but without losing any of the detail or necessary evaluation required for students to progress well in their degree level course
  • 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
  • Allows students to self test so that they are confident in their knowledge before moving onto the next chapter
  • Assumes no level of prior knowledge of the subject – allowing the book to be used for 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