English Legal System in Context (6ed)

English Legal System in Context (6ed)
English Legal System in Context (6ed)
Cownie, F
9780199656561
30/07/2013
6
£28.99
Pb
Oxford University Press

English Legal System in Context takes a unique and highly praised analytical approach to the subject of the English Legal System. Frequent examples are incorporated throughout the text, illustrating the link between theory and practice, while the concise and engaging style enables students to have an excellent understanding of the subject as a whole.

A wide range of traditional core areas are covered in the text, such as the courts, case law, legal professionals and civil and criminal proceedings. However, the authors also discuss areas such as the role of private policing and the work of non-police agencies, giving students a balanced overview of the subject area. Additionally, the text provides a wealth of references for students who want to gain a deeper understanding of the legal system.

With a clear and logical structure, this perceptive and wide ranging text provides a unique introduction to the English Legal System.

  • The authors provide a unique perspective on the English Legal System, encouraging students to critically analyse the subject.
  • Frequent examples are incorporated throughout the text, helping to explain the link between theory and practice.
  • The text covers a wide range of key areas, such as the courts, case law, alternative dispute resolution and the Human Rights Act, while remaining engaging and concise.

New to this edition

  • Additional introductory material has been incorporated into the earlier chapters, along with extra diagrams, to give a more carefully-graded learning curve.
  • The section on Alterntative Dispute Resolution has been fully revised and updated, to take into account recent changes in the law.
  • New material on appeals has been added to the crown court chapter, so that it maps more closely to undergraduate courses.

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