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The English Legal System By Gary Slapper

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The English Legal System: 2015-2016 by Gary Slapper

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 has been substantially rewritten and updated to include: increased focus on human rights law, law and morality, family law and the family courts, updates on access to justice and legal aid, expanded coverage of legal services, and further consideration on alternative dispute resolution to reflect changes in practice. 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 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. Companion Website Here you can find a bank of activities and exercises corresponding to the chapters in the book designed to give you the opportunity to test your knowledge and further your understanding of the English legal system. These include: * News and updates * Podcasts * Comprehensive legal skills guide * Multiple choice questions * Interactive glossary

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About Gary Slapper


Gary Slapper, LLB (UCL), LLM (UCL), PhD (LSE), Pgce (Law) (Manc), Global Professor, New York University; Director, New York University, London; Door Tenant, 36 Bedford Row; Visiting Professor of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; The Open University, UK David Kelly, BA, BA (Law), PhD, previously Principal Lecturer in Law, Staffordshire University

Table of 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 Politics14. The Jury 15. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution 16. Legal Services 17. The Funding of Legal Services

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GOR007179654
The English Legal System: 2015-2016 by Gary Slapper
Gary Slapper
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2015-06-15
770
1138829544
9781138829541
N/A
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