The English Legal System

2012-2013

Author: David Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136332278

Category: Law

Page: 768

View: 777

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.
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Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198818866

Category: Law

Page: 360

View: 3955

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.
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Unlocking the English Legal System

Author: Rebecca Huxley-Binns,Jacqueline Martin,Tom Frost

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1315392658

Category: Law

Page: 391

View: 1078

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.
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English Legal System

Author: Jacqueline Martin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134653409

Category: Law

Page: 224

View: 1425

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
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The English Legal System

Author: Alisdair Gillespie,Siobhan Weare

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198785437

Category: Law

Page: 736

View: 3149

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
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English Legal System

Author: Catherine Elliott,Frances Quinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292146911

Category: Justice, Administration of

Page: 750

View: 933

This best-selling title is your definitive guide to all aspects of the English Legal System. Its unrivalled coverage of the subject combined with the authors' engaging written style and a range of student-friendly features make this text a must-buy for anyone studying law.
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English Legal System

Author: Natalie Wortley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198808151

Category: Law

Page: 720

View: 6791

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
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English Legal System in Context 6e

Author: Fiona Cownie,Anthony Bradney,Mandy Burton

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199656568

Category: Law

Page: 399

View: 8480

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.
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AS Law

Author: Catherine Elliott,Frances Quinn

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405836180

Category: Law

Page: 672

View: 5880

This text is written to match the subject content of the AQA, OCR and WLEC syllabuses at AS-Level. It explains the law in clear English and at a level suitable for AS level students and their tutors.
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English Legal System Concentrate

Author: Mark Thomas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199654239

Category: Law

Page: 296

View: 7678

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
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Cases and Materials on the English Legal System

Author: Michael Zander

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139463349

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8593

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.
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The English Legal System

Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317371534

Category: Law

Page: 788

View: 7522

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.
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Sourcebook on English Legal System

Author: David Kelly,Gary Slapper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135342520

Category: Law

Page: 606

View: 5900

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.
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English Legal System Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Author: Tim Vollans,Glenn Asquith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199587779

Category: Law

Page: 232

View: 4576

English Legal System Concentrate is a high quality revision guide which covers the main topics found on undergraduate and GDL courses. The clear, succinct coverage of key legal points within a specific topic area, including key cases, enables students to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law. The book focuses on the needs of students to succeed in their exams, showing how all the legal rules fit together and the approach that should be adopted when answering questions. A range of pedagogical features help with preparation for exams and suggest numerous ways to improve marks. English Legal System Concentrate provides succinct coverage of all key elements of the law, while also offering students further avenues of investigation, presenting key academic debates and other analytical features. OUP's Concentrate revision series is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Online Resource Centre English Legal System Concentrate is accompanied by a free, open-access Online Resource Centre (http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/vollans_concentrate2e) which offers the following resources to support students: - Multiple choice questions which provide instant feedback - Interactive flashcards of key cases (the student is presented with a case and has to supply the principle, or vice versa) - Interactive version of glossary - Updates to case law and legislation - Further reading - Web links to key online sources - Advice on revision and exam technique authored by renowned textbook writer and experienced examiner Nigel Foster, Professor of Law and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham.
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Course Notes: the English Legal System

Author: Catherine Easton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134661509

Category: Law

Page: 174

View: 3053

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.
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English legal system in a nutshell

Author: Steve Brandon,Ian Duncanson,Geoffrey Samuel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 104

View: 7475

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The English Legal System

2012-2013

Author: David Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136332278

Category: Law

Page: 768

View: 2653

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.
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Darbyshire on the English Legal System

Author: Penny Darbyshire

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780414031333

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 520

View: 2796

This edition of an established text provides a concise and up-to-date introduction to the English legal system. Both law students and students on vocational courses will welcome it as a highly readable and stimulating overview of the subject.
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The English Legal System

Author: Ronald Jack Walker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Courts

Page: 709

View: 6804

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Q&A English Legal System 2013-2014

Author: Gary Slapper,David Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136472347

Category: Law

Page: 296

View: 2914

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers. These new editions for 2013-2014 will provide you with the skills you need for your exams by: Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series has an introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: ‘Aim Higher’ and ‘Common Pitfalls’ offer crucial guidance throughout Helping you to understand and remember the law: diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.
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