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.

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

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.

English Legal System Concentrate


Author: Mark Thomas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199654239
Category: Law
Page: 296
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If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate!English Legal System Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams.This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice.Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam q and as, and more, English Legal System Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/concentrate):* Plan your revision using the printable topic overviews* Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test* Test your knowledge of the English Legal System with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers* Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer* Revise the facts and discussions of key cases using the interactive flashcards* Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary* Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts lists* Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster, and coursework advice from the authors* Take your research deeper with the further reading suggestions for coursework assignments

English Legal System


Author: Steve Wilson,Natalie Wortley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198747942
Category:
Page: 648
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Clear, complete, and contextualized; this guide to the English legal system provides the strongest foundation for students at the start of their studies. Straightforward explanations of key topics are paired with learning features showcasing the law in its everyday context to give students a firm grasp on the fundamentals of the legal 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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

Unlocking the English Legal System


Author: Rebecca Huxley-Binns,Jacqueline Martin,Tom Frost
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315392658
Category: Law
Page: 391
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Unlocking the English Legal System will help you grasp the main concepts of the legal system in England and Wales with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. This edition considers recent case law and legislation as well as the outcome of the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU; the decision of Willers v Joyce and its impact on the role of the Privy Council in the system of precedent; the new Combined Family Court; the Legal Education and Training review and changes to the profession; and funding cuts to legal services and legal aid. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, and contains diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, and there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem-based questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. 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.

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 in context


Author: Fiona Cownie,Anthony Bradney,Mandy Burton
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780406966506
Category: Law
Page: 412
View: 314

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Following the same structure and philosophy as the two previous editions which have made this work so well respected, the new, third edition of English Legal System in Context offers a fresh approach to this core subject by considering a wider range of issue than can be found in other texts on this field. One example of this expanded approach can be seen in its coverage of the legal justice system. Here the authors consider the police, their powers and the rights of suspects detained at the police station. However, they also examine the world of private policing, the work of environmental health officers and other non-police prosecutors, as well as the role of the public in uncovering crime.

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.

Introduction to the English Legal System 2015-2016


Author: Martin Partington
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198729278
Category: Law
Page: 303
View: 902

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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.