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Smith and Keenan's English Law 17th ed

ISBN13: 9781408295274
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781408218884
Published: July 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.99

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Have you ever wondered what exactly constitutes an unwritten constitution? What your rights are as an employee? When a contractual agreement is binding? Well-known for its uniquely comprehensive coverage of the legal system and the main, substantive areas of English law, Smith and Keenan's English Law is the definitive introduction to the law of the land and an all-purpose reference guide for students and professionals alike.

English Legal System
Part 1
The english legal system
1. The nature and development of English law
2. The unwritten constitution
3. The law-making process: legislation and case law
4. The courts of law
5. Other courts, tribunals and judicial review
6. Alternative Dispute Resolution
7. The main legal professions
8. Legal services
9. Criminal procedure
10. Civil procedure
11. The Human Rights Act
12. Persons and the Crown

Part 2 European union law
13. The legislative organs of the European Union
14. Sources of European Union law
15. Jurisdiction in personam: the Brussels regime

Part 3 The law of contract
16. Making the contract I: offer and acceptance
17. Making the contract II: consideration and estoppel
18. Making the contract III: formalities and capacity
19. Reality of consent: mistake, misrepresentation and duress
20. Contractual terms
21. Exclusion clauses and other unfair terms
22. Illegality, public policy and competition law
23. Discharge of contract
24. Remedies and limitation of actions

Part 4 The law of torts
25. The law of torts: general principles
26. Tort of negligence
27. Torts relating to property
28. Miscellaneous torts
29. Defences and remedies in tort

Part 5 The law of property
30. The law of property

Part 6 Criminal law
31. Criminal law: general principles
32. Specific offences
33. Age and responsibility: general defences
Part 7 Employment law
34. The contract of employment
35. Workplace discrimination
36. Termination of contract of employment
Part 8 Cases and materials