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Understanding the law

Author: Geoffrey Rivlin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction to law, and is ideal reading for anyone who is considering a career in law, preparing for university, or embarking on a law course at school or college. Geoffrey Rivlin provides a wealth of detail about the legal system and those who operate it.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Rivlin
ISBN: 9780199547203 0199547203
OCLC Number: 251213138
Description: xviii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the royal courts of justice --
The law and its importance --
The invisible palace : part 1, 'judge-made' law : common law and equity --
The invisible palace : part 2, the Constitution --
The Palace of Westminster : our chief law makers : parliament --
Our chief law enforcers : the police --
Our law upholders : the judiciary --
The legal profession --
Solicitors --
Barristers --
The work of the courts : part 1, the courts --
The work of the courts : part 2, criminal and civil cases --
Judges --
Legal robes --
Criminal trials through the ages --
Punishments through the ages --
Criminal trials today --
Punishments today --
Human rights --
Discrimination and the law --
Young persons --
Dangerous drugs --
Animals --
Laws around the world --
Some interesting cases.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Rivlin.
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