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The English legal system in action : the administration of justice

The English legal system in action : the administration of justice

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Robin C. A. White
  • Biografical Information: Robin White is Professor of Law at the University of Leicester
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-english-legal-system-in-action-the-administration-of-justice/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XXX, 466 pages : ILlustrations ; 26 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The English legal system in action : the administration of justice 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: Robin C.A. White.
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • General Notes: Revised edition of: The administration of justice. 2nd ed. 1991.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD660
  • Dewey Code: 347.41
  • ISBN: 0198764944 9780198764946 0198764936 9780198764939
  • OCLC: 39875133

Main Contents

Institutions and processes
European influences
Understanding the criminal justice system
Magistrates' courts and the crown court
Policing: on the street
Policing: in the station and into court
The defendant in the magistrates' court
The defendant in the crown court
Challenging the decision of the trial court
Understanding the civil process
Dealing with personal injury claims
Dealing with debt cases
Dealing with small claims
Dealing with social security benefit claims
Dealing with unfair dismissal claims
Review and supervision
Legal services: the legal profession
Legal services: delivery systems
Recurring themes.

Summary Note

This revised edition of “The Administration of Justice” considers the theory and practice of the operation of those institutions of the English legal system with which the ordinary citizen is most likely to have contact. It adopts as its focus the notion of access to justice.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Institutions and Processes
1. Institutions and Processes
2. European Influences
Part II: The Criminal Process
3. Understanding the Criminal Justice System
4. Magistrates Courts and the Crown Court
5. Policing: On the Street
6. Policing: in the Station and Into Court
7. The Defendant in the Magistrates Court
8. The Defendant in the Crown Court
9. Challenging the Decision of the Trial Court
Part III: The Civil Process
10. Understanding the Civil Process
11. Dealing with Personal Injury Claims
12. Dealing with Debt Cases
13. Dealing with Small Claims
14. Dealing with Social Security Benefit Claims
15. Dealing with Unfair Dismissal Claims
16. Review and Supervision
Part IV. The Provision of Legal Services
17. Legal Services: The Legal Profession
18. Legal Services: Delivery Systems
Part V: Recurring Themes
19. Recurring themes
Index

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