English Legal System

English Legal System : 2016/17 Edition

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Used by thousands of students each year, this best-selling title is your definitive guide to all aspects of the English Legal System. Ideally suited for use on LLB or GDL programmes, its unrivalled coverage combined with the authors' trademark clarity of writing ensures you have the best possible foundation for your study.show more

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  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 191 x 246 x 38.1mm | 1,452g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 17th New edition
  • 1292089148
  • 9781292089140
  • 229,482

Table of contents

Part 1: Sources of law1. Case law2. Statute law3. Statutory interpretation4. Delegrated legislation5. European law6. Custom7. Equity8. Treaties9. Law reform Part 2: People working in the legal system10. The judges11. The legal professions12. The jury13. Magistrates14. Administration of justice Part 3: Human rights15. Introduction to human rights16. Remedies for infringement of human rights Part 4: Dispute resolution17. Paying for legal services18. The police19. The criminal trial process20. Sentencing21. Young offenders22. The civil justice system23. Tribunals24. Appeals and judicial review25. Alternative methods of dispute resolution Part 5: Concepts of law26. Law and rules27. Law and morals28. Law and justice Appendix: Answering exam questionsGlossarySelected bibliographyshow more

About Catherine Elliott

Catherine Elliott (LLB, DEA) is a qualified barrister and a Senior Lecturer in Law at City University London. She has extensive experience of teaching and writing about law. Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist with a particular interest in and experience of writing about the law.show more

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