The English Legal System

The English Legal System

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Slapper and Kelly's The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural institution. This latest edition of The English Legal System has been substantially updated to include changes to the civil and criminal justice systems, changes in legal funding, developments in European law, and recent applications of human rights law. Key learning features include: * useful chapter summaries which act as a good check point for students *'food for thought' questions at the end of each chapter to prompt critical thinking and reflection * sources for further reading and suggested websites at the end of each chapter to point students towards further learning pathways; * an online skills network including how tos, practical examples, tips, advice and interactive examples of English law in action. Relied upon by generations of students, Slapper and Kelly's The English Legal System is a permanent fixture in this ever-evolving subject.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 788 pages
  • 174 x 246 x 44.45mm | 1,388g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 17th Revised edition
  • 5 colour tables, 23 colour line drawings
  • 1138944459
  • 9781138944459
  • 78,818

About Gary Slapper

Gary Slapper, LLB (UCL), LLM (UCL), PhD (LSE), Pgce (Law) (Manc), Global Professor, New York University; Director, New York University, London; Door Tenant, 36 Bedford Row; Visiting Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; The Open University, UK David Kelly, BA, BA (Law), PhD, previously Principal Lecturer in Law, Staffordshire Universityshow more

Table of contents

1. Law and Legal Study 2. Rule of Law and Human Rights 3. Sources of Law: Legislation 4. Sources of Law: Case Law 5. Sources of Law: The European Context 6. The Civil Courts 7. The Civil Process 8. Family Courts and Process 9. The Criminal Courts 10. The Criminal Process: (1) The Investigation of Crime 11. The Criminal Process: (2) The Prosecution 12. The Judiciary 13. Judicial Reasoning and Politics14. The Jury 15. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution 16. Legal Services 17. The Funding of Legal Servicesshow more

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