9780198747949

English Legal System

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198747949

  • ISBN10:

    0198747942

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-06-21
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

How does the English legal system work? Who are the key players? How do its workings affect everyday life?

Answering these questions and more, English Legal System provides students with the fundamental knowledge they need to approach the subject with confidence. Concise, simple, and easy-to-understand, the book offers clear and accessible explanations of all of the essential topics. With real-life
applications and examples, and a 'talking point' feature at the start of each chapter, once students have grasped concepts they can go on to understand the law in its working context.

Packed with questions, features, and engaging text, this book takes students on a journey, inviting them to read, understand, see the law in practice, and then think for themselves. Going beyond description to invite students to reflect and question, 'thinking point' and 'critical debate' features
present opportunities for students to develop their own views and consider how effective the law is at achieving its aims.

The strongest foundation for students at the start of their study of law; this is a clear, complete, and contextualized account of the English legal system and their essential guide.

English Legal System is supported by an Online Resource Centre, featuring the following resources:

For students:
- Self-test questions to allow students to test their knowledge
- A sample act of parliament to guide students through reading legislation
- Web links to aid students in reading around the topics
- Links to video material to allow students to engage with subject areas
- A guide to reading cases to help students build up this key skills for their study of law
- Regular updates to the law to explain any key changes

For lecturers:
- Diagrams from the book for use in presentations

Author Biography


Steve Wilson, Principal Lecturer, Northumbria University Newcastle,Helen Rutherford, Senior Lecturer & Solicitor, Northumbria University Newcastle,Tony Storey, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University Newcastle,Natalie Wortley, Principal Lecturer, Northumbria University Newcastle

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