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The English legal system

The English legal system

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Wheeler
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow : Longman, 2002
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Frameworks.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-english-legal-system-7848/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Wheeler, John, LLM. English legal system. Harlow: Longman, 2002 (OCoLC)742634907

Short Description

Xlii, 376 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Longman
  • Responsable Person: John Wheeler.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 18 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2006
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD661
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0582424054 9780582424050
  • OCLC: 59497322

Main Contents

Preface Table of Cases Table of Legislation Glossary of Legal terms 1. Introduction PART ONE 2. Legal Profession 3. Magistrates, judges and the courts PART TWO 4. Law making process 1 – case law and law reporting 5. Law making process 2 – primary legislation 6. Law making process 3 – subordinate legislation 7. Impact of the European Legal Order 8. Interpretation of UK and EU legislation PART THREE 9. Resourcing legal services 10. Criminal Justice system 1 11. Criminal Justice system 2 12. Dispute resolution 1 – civil litigation 13. Dispute resolution 2 – tribunals 14. Dispute resolution 3 – alternative forms of dispute resolution and arbitration 15. Dispute resolution 4 – judicial review 16. Law reform and the Law Commission PART FOUR 17. Legal skills and method 1 18. Legal skills and method 2

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The text provides a concise introduction to the subject of the English legal system. The book aims to introduce readers to the regulated legal “environment” of the UK. Law-making in the form of judge-made law and legislation is examined, both at a national and community level.

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