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English Legal System

English Legal System
The Fundamentals
4th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Legal Systems
ISBN:  9780414057647
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  31 Jul 2018
Format:  eBook - ProView
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The Fundamentals series introduces students to the principles of the law by way of clear text combined with visual aids, tools and diagrams to enable an easy understanding of the subject without sacrificing the detail that is required for proper comprehension. Each title assumes no level of prior knowledge, allowing the book to be used for those new to the subject and for distance learning.

English Legal System – The Fundamentals presents a clear and detailed explanation of the English Legal System, with special features to aid students’ comprehension and understanding, providing an excellent grounding in the subject and solid basis for the onward study of law.

  • Clearly written in a language that eases understanding
  • Extensive use of visual aids and tools to summarize complex legal principles
  • Widespread use of headings and sub-headings to enable students to follow the text and locate relevant information more easily
  • An emphasis on critical analysis
  • Avoidance of dense text, bite size chunks of text helping engagement of the subject
  • Diagrams for the enhancement of student learning
  • No footnoting throughout, providing a clear text without distractions
  • The authors do not assume any level of knowledge, meaning the text can be easily used for distance learning
  • Visually appealing layout that attracts attention and promotes understanding
  • Interactive feature linking directly from printed page to web material

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