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The English Legal System 2017-2018


ISBN13: 9781138284470
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781138944459
Published: July 2017
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.99



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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.

Updated annually, Slapper and Kelly can always be relied upon for accurate and reliable coverage of all of the latest developments which impact on the legal system in England and Wales.

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.

Subjects:
English Legal System
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 Politics
14. The Jury
15. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution
16. Legal Services
17. The Funding of Legal Services