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The English legal system

Author: Gary Slapper; David Kelly
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 14th edition, 2013-2014View all editions and formats
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Assisting students of the English legal system to achieve an understanding of the law, its institutions and processes, this edition sets the law and legal system in its social context and outlines a range of critical views.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Slapper; David Kelly
ISBN: 9780415639996 0415639999 9780415639989 0415639980 9780203522929 0203522923
OCLC Number: 847738775
Description: lv, 759 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Law and Legal Study --
1.1. Introduction --
1.2. The nature of law --
1.3. Categories of law --
1.4. Approaches to law and legal study --
1.5. Skills --
2. The Rule of Law and Human Rights --
2.1. Introduction --
2.2. The rule of law --
2.3. The rule of law and the judiciary --
2.4. Human rights discourse and the rule of law --
2.5. The Human Rights Act 1998 --
3. Sources of Law --
3.1. Introduction --
3.2. European Union --
3.3. Legislation --
3.4. Statutory interpretation --
3.5. Delegated or subordinate legislation --
3.6. Case law --
3.7. Books of authority --
3.8. Custom --
3.9. Law reform --
4. The Civil Courts --
4.1. Introduction --
4.2. Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service --
4.3. Magistrates' courts --
4.4. County courts --
4.5. The High Court of Justice --
4.6. Appeals from the High Court --
4.7. The Court of Appeal (Civil Division) --
4.8. The Appeal process --
4.9. The Supreme Court.
Responsibility: Gary Slapper, LLB, LLM, PhD, PGCE (Law), Global Professor at New York University, and Director of New York University in London ; Door Tenant, 36 Bedford Row, the Chambers of Richard Wilson QC and William Harbage QC ; Visiting Professor of Law at The Open University, and the Chinese University, Hong Kong, David Kelly, BA, BA (Law), PhD, Previously Principal Lecturer in Law, Staffordshire University.

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