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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Smith and Keenan's English Law 17th ed isbn 9781408295274

Smith and Keenan's English Law 16th ed

ISBN13: 9781408218884
New Edition ISBN: 9781408295274
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781405846189
Published: April 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Uniquely comprehensive in its coverage, this textbook examines the English legal system and main areas of substantive law including contract, tort, criminal, property and employment law in one volume.

  • Closely cross-referenced casebook section allows students to read the facts and decisions of over 500 cases in depth
  • Attractive, two colour text design that doesn’t overwhelm the student and allows easy navigation throughout the text
  • Boxed examples of relevant cases clearly distinguished from the main body of the text
  • Companion website with regular updates to the law. Lecturer resources include instructor's manual

English Legal System
Part 1 English Law
Chapter 1 - The nature and development of English Law
Chapter 2 - The courts of law
Chapter 3 - Other courts and tribunals, judicial law and legal services
Chapter 4 - Criminal procedure
Chapter 5 - Civil procedure
Chapter 6 - The law-making process: UK legislation and case law
Chapter 7 - Human Rights Act
Chapter 8 - Persons and the crown
Part 2 European Union Law
Chapter 9 - The legislative organs of the EU
Chapter 10 - Sources of EU law
Chapter 11 – Jurisdiction in personam: The Brussels Regime
Part 3 Contract Law (The Law of Contract)
Chapter 12 – Making the contract I: Offer and acceptance
Chapter 13 – Making the contract II: Consideration and estoppel
Chapter 14 – Making the contract III: Formalities and capacity
Chapter 15 - Reality of Consent: Mistake, misinterpretation and duress
Chapter 16 - Contractual terms
Chapter 17 - Exclusion clauses and other unfair terms
Chapter 18 – Illegality, public policy and competition law
Chapter 19 - Discharge of contract
Chapter 20 – Remedies and limitation of actions
Chapter 21 - Contracts and e-commerce
Part 4 The Law of Torts
Chapter 22 – The law of torts: general principles of tort
Chapter 23 - Tort of negligence
Chapter 24 - Torts relating to property
Chapter 25 - Miscellaneous torts
Chapter 26 - Defences and remedies in tort
Part 5 The Law of Property
Chapter 27 – The law of property
Part 6 Criminal Law
Chapter 28 – Criminal law: General principles
Chapter 29 - Specific offences
Chapter 30 – Age and responsibility: General defences
Part 7 Employment Law
Chapter 31 - The contract of employment
Chapter 32 - Workplace discrimination
Chapter 33 – Termination of contract of employment
Part 8 Cases and Materials.