The English Legal System

Author: Alisdair Gillespie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198727216

Category: Law

Page: 708

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The English Legal System combines comprehensive and thorough coverage of the main topics covered on English legal system courses with a lively and engaging style to capture students' attention and provide them with a firm foundation for their study of law. This book enables students to first understand all of the key areas of the English legal system, and then to engage with the subject fully for themselves. The law is not just presented but critiqued, with a range of learning features which encourage students to actively engage with contentious issues and difficult questions. Everyday examples help students to apply their knowledge of the law in a practical way, while questions for reflection help students to analyse, evaluate, and think critically. Aided by a clear structure, arranged in five parts, students will be able to fully grasp the processes involving in making and reforming the law. The English Legal System is accompanied by a wide range of online resources, to help students to take their learning further: For Students Introductory podcasts - an invaluable guide through the book and its features Web links - provide opportunities to take learning further Activities - help students to put their knowledge into practice Glossary - outlining the key terms related to the English legal system Podcasts - accompany the questions for reflection in the textbook For Lecturers Test bank - a customizable electronic testing resource

Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198818866

Category: Law

Page: 360

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Martin Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates. Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington examines beliefs about the English legal system, and encourages students to question how far it meets the growing demands placed on it. Incorporating all the latest developments, this concise introduction brings law and the legal system to life. Online resources: This book is accompanied by online resources, including: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the English justice system.

Understanding the English Legal System

Author: Donald James Gifford,John R. Salter

Publisher: Routledge Cavendish

ISBN: N.A

Category: Courts

Page: 163

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The aim of this work is to set out the fundamental issues on which any informed understanding of the English law, its institutions and its operations are based. Topics covered include the nature of law, how cases are tried, the jury system and the punishment of offenders. There are sections on legal aid and the effects of European Community law on domestic legislation.

Introduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019880248X

Category:

Page: 360

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Martin Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates. Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington examines beliefs about the English legal system, and encourages students to question how far it meets the growing demands placed on it. Incorporating all the latest developments, this concise introduction brings law and the legal system to life. This book is accompanied by an excellent Online Resource Centre, which houses: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the English justice system.

Sourcebook on the English Legal System

Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1859415539

Category: Law

Page: 583

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Sourcebook on the English Legal System is a key collection of primary legal sources,Committee and Commission reports, explanatory documents and articles. A variety of critical articles and commentaries complement and expand upon these materials. Since the first edition of this book in 1996, the English legal system has undergone major and comprehensive changes. As a result of these profound changes, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to include presentation and analysis of three landmark pieces of legislation: the Access to Justice Act 1999, the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and the Human Rights Act 1998. Other changes abound: the Auld Committee has undertaken a root and branch review of the criminal justice system. The Crown Prosecution Service has been re-organised, the nature of judicial impartiality has been authoritatively defined, the role of the jury has been exposed to intense public and legal debate, liability of advocates for courtroom negligence has been established, the appeals system has been altered, alternative dispute resolution has become a major feature of British life, and European law has continued to widen and deepen its application. The Sourcebook guides the reader through these areas, as well as the more traditional elements of any course on the English legal system, with clarity and insight.

Course Notes: the English Legal System

Author: Catherine Easton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134661509

Category: Law

Page: 174

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The ideal companion to developing the essential skills needed to undertake the core module of English Legal System as part of undergraduate study of law or a qualifying GDL/CPE conversion course. Providing support for learning and revision throughout, the key skills are demonstrated in the context of the core topics of study with expertly written example sets of notes, followed by opportunities to learn and test your knowledge by creating and maintaining your own summaries of the key points. The chapters are reinforced with a series of workpoints to test your analytical, communication and organisational skills; checkpoints, to test recall of the essential facts; and research points, to practice self-study and to gain familiarity with legal sources. "Course Notes: the English Legal System" is designed for those keen to succeed in examinations and assessments with view to taking you one step further towards the development of the professional skills required for your later career. In addition, concepts are set out both verbally and in diagrammatic form for clarity, and the essential case law is displayed in a series of straightforward and indisposable tables illustrating how best to analyse and compare legal points as expressed by the opinions of the authorities in each case. To check your answers to questions examples are provided online along with sample essay plans and web links to useful web sites and sources at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk, making this the ideal resource to guide you through the demands of compiling and revising the information you will need for your exams.

The English Legal System

Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0415485789

Category: Law

Page: 660

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Assisting students of the English legal system to achieve an understanding of the law, it's institutions and processes, this edition sets the law and legal system in its social context and outlines a range of critical views.

English Legal System in Context 6e

Author: Fiona Cownie,Anthony Bradney,Mandy Burton

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199656568

Category: Law

Page: 399

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English Legal System in Context takes a unique and highly praised analytical approach to the subject of the English Legal System. Frequent examples are incorporated throughout the text, illustrating the link between theory and practice, while the concise and engaging style enables students to have an excellent understanding of the subject as a whole. A wide range of traditional core areas are covered in the text, such as the courts, case law, legal professionals and civil and criminal proceedings. However, the authors also discuss areas such as the role of private policing and the work of non-police agencies, giving students a balanced overview of the subject area. Additionally, the text provides a wealth of references for students who want to gain a deeper understanding of the legal system. With a clear and logical structure, this perceptive and wide ranging text provides a unique introduction to the English Legal System.

Cases and Materials on the English Legal System

Author: Michael Zander

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139463349

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This title, a companion volume to The Law Making Process, is the definitive collection of cases and materials on the workings of the English legal system. Written by the foremost scholar in the field, it surveys how the law functions from the trial process (from pre-trial proceedings to the funding of trials), the role of the jury, and the legal profession. This edition takes account of all recent major legislative and judicial changes and updates the material on the established areas of the law. The book takes a 'law in context' approach, setting out those factors beyond the legal environment which impact on and inform the changes within it. The collection is required reading for all students seeking a thorough knowledge and in-depth understanding of how the English legal system operates.

The English Legal System

2013-2014

Author: David Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134066503

Category: Law

Page: 742

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Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Annually updated, 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 presents and analyses changes made to the legal system and digests recent legislation and case law. The Protection of Freedom Act 2012, the Defamation Bill, the Justice and Security Bill 2012, the Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill 2012, and the July 2012 vote on Parliamentary reform are all incorporated into the text, and this edition also considers changes to the Crown Prosecution Service, Mediation and Judicial Diversity. The cases Alvi v Secretary of State for the Home Department (judicial review), AXA General Insurance Limited v The Lord Advocate (Scotland) (devolution), R v J, S, M and R v KS (jury tampering), and Rolf v De Guerin (mediation) are all digested in the text. The text also includes the latest government papers on antisocial behaviour, and criminal justice reform, the Practice Direction on citing authorities in court, and the Leveson Inquiry. Key learning features include: a clear and logical structure with short, manageable, well-structured individual chapters; useful chapter summaries which act as a good check point for students; ‘food for thought’ sections help to deepen understanding of key issues in each chapter; 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-to-do 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.

The English Legal System. Part II - The English Civil Law

Author: Michael Sack

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3656592667

Category: Law

Page: 35

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Lecture Notes from the year 2013 in the subject Law - Comparative Legal Systems, Comparative Law, grade: n.A., , course: Rechtssysteme im englischsprachigen Raum, language: English, abstract: Skript zum Common Law für Studienzwecke. Einfach aufbereitet, daher besser als unser Buch zum "English Legal system". Genereller Stoff wie er an Hochschulen gelehrt wird. Vom Dozenten erstellt, mit Hinweisen auf wichtige Passagen und Kriterien. Ein Anhang befindet sich nicht anbei, dieser kann kostenlos über den Autor bezogen werden. Vorliegender 2.Teil behandelt das Zivilrecht im Common Law (civil law) und gibt Auskunft über wesentliche Dinge wie z.B. die Geschäftsfähigkeit, Vertragsarten, den Kaufvertrag, Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen, das Schuldrecht und andere Bereich des Zivilrechts. Der in kürze erscheinende 1.Teil bringt hingegen Aufschluss über das Common Law, die Gesetzgebung und Judikative im Common Law und in England. Das vorliegende Skript ist ein Muss für Jura Studenten oder Studenten der BWL mit Bezug zum englischsprachigen Raum. Aber auch Juristen oder Rechtsanwälte können hieraus nützliche Informationen gewinnen. Das Werk orientiert sich an wissenschaftlicher Lehre, es beinhaltet kein praktischen Beispiele aber wesentliche Entscheidungen der Gerichte (cases). Es ist ein auf dem Case Law basierendes Leitwerk welches generell im Außenhandel und im internationalen Recht angewendet wird und somit zudem ein Muss für alle Akteure auf dem internationalen Käufermarkt (Verkäufermarkt). Die Rolle des Verbraucherschutzes und des Human Rights Act sind ebenso verdeutlicht, wie der Kaufvertrag und die Mängelrüge. Ein Bild über die Gesetzgebung in England und den Vereinigten Staten von Amerika erhalten Sie hingegen in dem 1.Teil der Reihe.

Unlocking the English Legal System

Author: Rebecca Huxley-Binns,Jacqueline Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 144417424X

Category: Law

Page: 392

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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 at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk. 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. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides supporting resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and updates to the law.

The English Legal System

2011-2012

Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415600088

Category: Law

Page: 738

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Introduction to the English Legal System 2014-2015

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198704224

Category: Law

Page: 306

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Are you new to studying law? You've decided to study one of the most fascinating and intellectually stimulating subjects - law. Whether you're working towards a law degree or studying law as part of another subject, Introduction to the English Legal System is your ideal starting point. Right from the word go, Martin Partington enlivens and clarifies the legal system, and explains the central role it plays in society. Do you want to think critically about the world in which you live? What is the purpose of law? Whose interests does the law favour? Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington will challenge your assumptions about the English legal system, and encourage you to question how far it meets the demands placed upon it. Are you aware of contemporary debates on the legal system? Annually updated, Introduction to the English Legal System discusses all the latest debates and issues that will affect you during your studies and looking ahead to your career. Interview podcasts, discussion questions and more can be found on the accompanying author blog and Online Resource Centre.

English Legal System

Author: Steve Wilson,Rebecca Mitchell,Helen Rutherford,Tony Storey,Natalie Wortley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199669929

Category: Law

Page: 600

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How is the English legal system structured and who takes part in it? Does the system ever get it wrong? This new textbook provides a clear and accessible guide to the workings of the English legal system. Features such as 'thinking points', 'key debates', and 'talking points' help you to engage with the key areas of debate and controversy, giving you an excellent grounding for the rest of your studies. Online Resource Centre: An Online Resource Centre provides: - 150 multiple choice questions with answers and feedback - Regular updates - Practical examples of essay questions and answers

English Legal System

Author: Catherine Elliott,Frances Quinn

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405847339

Category: Courts

Page: 659

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A clear and comprehensive explanation of the English legal system and how it works is offered in this book. It is written for A-level and undergraduate students, but will also be accessible to the general reader.

English Legal System

Author: Jacqueline Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134653409

Category: Law

Page: 224

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Key Facts Key Cases: English Legal System will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your English Legal System module with ease. This book explains in concise and straightforward terms: • Discussion of the courts system, both civil and criminal; • Details of the tribunal system • The doctrine of precedent • Statutory interpretation • Personnel in the legal system, both professional and lay Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses and professional courses such as ILEX. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes: diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points charts and tables to break down more complex information Where relevant, chapters also contain a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success. Essential and leading cases are explained The style, layout and explanations are user friendly Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

Introduction to the English Legal System 2012-2013

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199644829

Category: Law

Page: 344

View: 5983

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Written in a highly engaging and accessible style, it introduces students to the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and critiquing current debates.