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English Legal System

English Legal System
The Fundamentals
5th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Systems
ISBN:  9780414089723
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  25 Nov 2022
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Legal System Fundamentals

English Legal System - The Fundamentals guides you through the central principles of this core subject, using accessible language and helpful features to provide you with a clear understanding of the English legal system.
  • Each chapter opens with a bulleted outline of the main concepts and ideas
  • Key extracts are boxed and case names are highlighted to make research easy
  • "Over to you…" boxes encourage critical thinking
  • Diagrams, charts and grids break down complex legal principles
  • "Hear from the Author" boxes provide links to additional resources online
  • Each chapter closes with a summary recapping the main points
  • "Key Cases" grids provide a summary of all the key cases discussed in the chapter, and their salient points
  • Further reading tips help you to broaden your perspective
  • End of chapter questions allow you to test your knowledge
  • Covers all topics likely to be studied at undergraduate level, on Diploma in Law (CPE) programmes and ILEX

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  1. Introduction to the English Legal System
  2. Judicial Reasoning
  3. How to Find the Law and Use It
  4. The Legal Profession
  5. Magistrates
  6. The Judiciary
  7. Juries
  8. The Civil Justice System
  9. The Criminal Justice System
  10. Funding
  11. Sentencing
  12. Appeals
  13. Answers to Self Test Questions
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