The English legal system

The English legal system

The English legal system

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD532

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Online version: Radcliffe, G.R.Y. (Geoffrey Reynolds Yonge), 1886-1959. English legal system. London: Butterworths, 1977 (OCoLC)755166706

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464 pages ; 23 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: Butterworths
  • Responsable Person: Radcliffe and Cross.
  • Publication Date: 1977
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 71 editions
  • First edition Date: 1937
  • Last edition Date: 1977
  • Languages: English, French
  • Library of Congress Code: KD532
  • Dewey Code: 347.42
  • ISBN: 0406647038 9780406647030 0406647046 9780406647047
  • OCLC: 3276641

Main Contents

The Anglo-Saxon period
The Norman period, 1066-1154
The early Angevins, 1154-1215
The development of parliament and the central courts
The criminal law in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
The council and the court of star chamber
The court of Chancery from its origin to the restoration
The court of Chancery from the restoration to the nineteenth century
The common law-fifteenth to eighteenth centuries (I)
The common law fifteenth to eighteenth centuries (II)
The criminal courts-fifteenth to nineteenth centuries
Courts of appeal
Courts of special jurisdiction
The superior courts of law and equity, 1825-1875
The modern county courts
The high court
The modern criminal courts
The privy council
Case law and statute law
The legal profession
The legal system and the state
Looking ahead.

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