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Introduction to the English legal system : 2011-2012

Introduction to the English legal system : 2011-2012

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Martin Partington
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/introduction-to-the-english-legal-system-2011-2012/ (Stable identifier)

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XXIX, 317 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Introduction to the English legal system : 2011-2012 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: Martin Partington.
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2011
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • General Notes: Editions for 2012/2013- are cataloged as a serial in LC.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD661
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0199601801 9780199601806
  • OCLC: 733551208

Main Contents

'Knowledge', themes, and structure
Law and society : the purposes and functions of law
Law making : authority and process
Shaping the institutional framework : the role of the government
The criminal justice system
The administrative justice system
The family justice system
The civil and commercial justice system
Delivering legal services : practitioners, adjudicators, and legal scholars
The funding of legal services
Is the English legal system fit for its purpose?

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Written in a highly engaging and accessible style, it introduces students to the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and critiquing current debates.

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