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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Unlocking the English Legal System 5th ed isbn 9781138228412

Unlocking the English Legal System 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781444174236
New Edition ISBN: 9781138228412
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781444109191
Published: February 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Knowledge of the English legal system is the cornerstone to every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking the English Legal System will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an essential foundation to your learning. This fourth edition is fully up to date with changes to the law and all the latest developments, including:

  • the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012
  • changes to sentencing
  • All recent cases
Interactive resources supporting this book are available online. These include:

  • A video introduction
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Key questions and answers
  • Revision mp3s
The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Features include:

  • aims and objectives at the start of each chapter
  • key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge
  • diagrams to aid learning
  • summaries to help check your understanding of each chapter
  • problem questions with guidance on answering
  • a glossary of legal terminology
The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications, as well as popular option units.

English Legal System
1. The sources of law
2. The doctrine of judicial precedent
3. Statutory interpretation
4. Civil courts
5. Criminal courts and procedure
6. Appeals
7. Funding
8. Juries
9. Lay magistrates
10. The legal profession
11. The Judiciary
12. Sentencing