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A foundation in English law

A foundation in English law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Geoffrey Whitehead
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Leckhampton : Thornes, 1992
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XXIII, 539 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A foundation in English law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Thornes
  • Responsable Person: byGeoffrey Whitehead and Abdul Kadar.
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 1992
  • Last edition Date: 1992
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD610
  • Dewey Code: 344.2
  • ISBN: 0748713670 9780748713677
  • OCLC: 60109481

Main Contents

The nature of law; the development of English law – common law and equity, the nation state and legislation; the courts system; arbitration; the personnel of the law; criminal law; the law of persons; contract law – the nature of contract, formation of a contract, offer, acceptance and valuable consideration, the validity of a contract, the terms of the contract, more about contracts; introduction to the law of tort (or torts); trespass, nuisance, negligence and defamation; miscellaneous torts; the law of property; the law of succession; law of trusts; constitutional and administrative law; employment law.

Summary Note

Aimed at students on a wide variety of courses, from GCSE upwards, as well as offering the general public a comprehensive introductory text, this book offers an outline of how English law began, what threads run through its development, and the current position in the main branches of law today.

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