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An introduction to the general principles and practical implications of English law. It includes numerous extracts from judgements, statutes and other sources. The fifth edition has been expanded and amended to take account of developments in legislation and cases. In particular, there is new coverage of developments in the following areas: the abolition of general grant of legal aid; consideration of leading judgements of the House of Lords; the impact of Lord Woolf on the process of civil litigation; the increased powers given to the police; the abolition of the right of silence; the Stephen Lawrence enquiry; the challenges to trial of young persons and the immunity of children from criminal responsibility; the impact of the Human Rights Act 2000; the introduction and impact of mandatory sentencing; and the impact of European law on various areas of the justice system.