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Jackson's machinery of justice

Jackson's machinery of justice

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): R. M. Jackson, John R. Spencer
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: Machinery of justice
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/jackson-s-machinery-of-justice/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

(OCoLC)18289996 (OCoLC)18322282 (OCoLC)82081931

Short Description

XVI, 543 pages : ILlustrations ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Jackson's machinery of justice is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: edited by J.R. Spencer.
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 17 editions
  • First edition Date: 1967
  • Last edition Date: 1995
  • General Notes: “Eighth edition”–Preface.
    Revised edition of: The machinery of justice in England. 7th ed. 1977.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD7100
  • Dewey Code: 344.1071
  • ISBN: 0521362571 9780521362573 0521317673 9780521317672 0511560079 9780511560071
  • OCLC: 18289996

Publisher Description:

First published in 1940, R.M. Jackson's Machinery of Justice in England long has been established as the classic text on the subject, unparalleled in its lucidity, breadth of treatment, and critical engagement with the issues involved. For this eighth edition, J.R. Spencer has undertaken a further full-scale revision, incorporating such major recent innovations as the Police and Criminal Evidence Act of 1984 and the Prosecution of Offences Act of 1985.

Main Contents

Acknowledgements; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Preface to the first edition of 'The Machinery of Justice in England'; 1. Historical introduction; 2. Civil jurisdiction; 3. Tribunals; 4. Criminal jurisdiction; 5. The personnel of the law; 6. The European dimension; 7. The cost of the law; 8. Law reform; Index.

Summary Note

Jackson's classic text has been revised and updated for the times.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Preface to the first edition of 'The Machinery of Justice in England'
1. Historical introduction
2. Civil jurisdiction
3. Tribunals
4. Criminal jurisdiction
5. The personnel of the law
6. The European dimension
7. The cost of the law
8. Law reform
Index.

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