The English Legal System


Author: Alisdair Gillespie,Siobhan Weare
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785437
Category: Law
Page: 736
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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 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.

Sourcebook on English Legal System


Author: David Kelly,Gary Slapper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135342520
Category: Law
Page: 606
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Designed for students who may not have ready access to a law library, and for students on part-time and distance learning courses, the Sourcebook series offers a collection of material from a diversity of sources. The sources are annotated to set the materials in context and to explain their relevance and importance. This volume contains a representative selection of cases and statutes which cover such topics as the nature of law, sources of law, and the structure and jurisdiction of the civil and criminal courts. The legal profession and the interpretation of statutes are also discussed.

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.

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.

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.

The English Legal System

2012-2013
Author: David Kelly
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136332278
Category: Law
Page: 768
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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 by the coalition government, and digests recent legislation and case law. The Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010, the Crime and Security Act 2010, the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, new European law, and the latest decisions of the Supreme Court are all incorporated into the text, and this edition also digests recent research on the work of juries and the criminal courts, and the 2011 changes to the regulation of, and Government contributions towards, legal services. 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; 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.

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.

English Legal System


Author: Natalie Wortley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198808151
Category: Law
Page: 720
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How does the English legal system work? Who are the key players? How do its workings affect everyday life? Answering these questions and more, English Legal System provides students with the fundamental knowledge they need to approach the subject with confidence. Concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand, the book offers clear and accessible explanations of all the essential topics. With real-life applications and examples, and a 'talking point' feature at the start of each chapter, once students have grasped concepts they can go on to understand the law in its working context. Packed with questions, features, and written in an engaging style, this book takes students on a journey, inviting them to read, understand, see the law in practice, and then think for themselves. Going beyond description to invite students to reflect and question, 'thinking point' and 'critical debate' features present opportunities for students to develop their own views and consider how effective the law is at achieving its aims. The strongest foundation for students at the start of their study of law; this is a clear, complete, and contextualized account of the English legal system and an essential guide. English Legal System is supported by online resources, featuring the following: For students: - Self-test questions to allow students to test their knowledge - A sample act of parliament to guide students through reading legislation - Web links to aid students in reading around the topics - Links to video material to allow students to engage with subject areas - A guide to reading cases to help students build up this key skill for their study of law - Regular updates to the law to explain any key changes For lecturers: - Diagrams from the book for use in presentations

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

The English Legal System


Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317371534
Category: Law
Page: 788
View: 5099

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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.

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

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.

Essentials of the English Legal System


Author: John Wheeler
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9781405811675
Category: Law
Page: 391
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The features also include: examines recent developments in law reform and the Law Commission; and colour diagrams and actual forms help students visualise processes and structures, enabling quicker understanding and retention. A Companion Website updates to the book, advice on how to use law resources, approaches to the progress tests, weblinks, and lecturer resources including powerpoint slides and seminar activities. John Wheeler MA LLM BSc ACIB Cert Ed is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Surrey, Roehampton.

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.

English Legal System Eighth Edition


Author: Jacqueline Martin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471879178
Category: Law
Page: 328
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Support your students with this accessible and authoritative introductory textbook for the English Legal System - from the author and publisher you trust. Written by Jacqueline Martin, who has helped hundreds of thousands pass their exams and enjoy their studies, The English Legal System, 8th edition ensures that students have a comprehensive understanding of this area of the Law. It maintains a balance between deep insight and easy reading so students can reach their highest potential. The text supports a range Law courses, including OCR and WJEC A Level, ILEX, Access to HE, paralegal, international foundation programme, BTEC in Applied Law, law courses for non-law students in business, accountancy and public services plus Foundation Degree and LLB programmes. - Use diagrams, illustrations, key facts charts and activities to clarify difficult concepts and help students remember the key information - Support understanding and revision with key terms, a glossary for quick reference and examination advice - Hold your students' attention with interesting and informative cases and explanations of the law - Encourage students to question the logic and practicality of the law in England and Wales

The English Legal System


Author: Anthony Chadwick
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd
ISBN: 1847161952
Category: Law
Page: 176
View: 9962

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The latest book in the Emerald Home Lawyer Series is an ideal introductory book for the person who needs an insight into how the English legal system functions at all levels. The book examines the workings of the English legal system, looking at its main institutions and the role of parliament, as well as the role of the European Union. The book will prove an invaluable resource for all those who wish to develop their knowledge in this area and is written in a clear, concise style accessible to all.