An explanation of the legal system of England and Wales, how the law is made and applied. As well as stating what the law is, the authors analyse the principles underpinning it. The law is described in its social context, often with reference to other jurisdictions, together with an outline of the academic debate surrounding contentious areas.
Elliott and Quinn's "English Legal System" is an established and popular textbook with students and lecturers alike. It provides a lively, clear and comprehensive explanation of the legal system of England and Wales, with a topical emphasis on how the law is made and applied in practice. As well as stating what the law is, the authors analyse the principles underpinning it. The law is described in its social context, often with reference to other jurisdictions, together with an outline of the academic debate surrounding contentious areas.
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Preface Table of Cases Table of Statutes Cases, Law Reports and References: A Guide Introduction PART 1: SOURCES OF LAW 1. Case Law 2. Statute Law 3. Statutory Interpretation 4. Delegated Legislation 5. European Law 6. Custom 7. Equity 8. Treaties 9. Law reform PART 2: PEOPLE WORKING IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM 10. The judiciary 11. The legal professions 12. The jury system 13. Magistrates 14. Lay participation in the legal system 15. The administration of justice PART 3: HUMAN RIGHTS 16. Introduction to human rights 17. Remedies for breach of human rights PART 4: DISPUTE RESOLUTION 18. Access to justice 19. Criminal justice system 20. Sentencing 21. Young offenders 22. The civil justice system 23. Tribunals 24. Appeals and judicial review 25. Ombudsmen 26. Alternative methods of dispute resolution PART 5: CONCEPTS OF LAW 27. Law and rules 28. Law and morals 29. Law and justice Appendix Glossary Select Bibliography
English Legal System by Frances Quinn
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