English Legal System

Series
Pearson
Author
Emily Allbon / Sanmeet Kaur-Dua  
Publisher
Pearson
Edition
21
Language
English
Total pages
872
Pub.-date
April 2020
ISBN13
9781292309361
ISBN
1292309369
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Description

An introduction to the complexities of law, with clarity

 

Elliott & Quinn's English Legal System by Allbon and Kaur Dua has been relied upon by generations of students as an explanation of the English legal system and how it works in practice, being renowned for its wide-ranging coverage and signature writing style.

Features

This text includes a variety of features to support your study, for example:

-   topical debates to engage you in the discussion points and reforms of today

-   relating the law, processes and procedure to our everyday lives

-   a clear structure designed to aid systematic understanding of broad topics

-   putting the law in context through the Bigger Picture

-   key cases described and analysed in depth within a text box

-   a glossary to explain complex concepts

 

New to this Edition

Updated annually with all major case law and legislative developments, this 21st Edition includes coverage of:

●   Debate of recent cases such as Miller in relation to constitutional law and Brexit

●   Uber and Deliveroo ‘gig’ economy cases on employee status

●   Modernisation of the administration of civil justice system

●   Owens v Owens divorce case and resulting Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill enabling no-fault divorce

  • recent recommendations regarding the promotion of ADR

●   Review of LASPO by MOJ and implications for criminal justice

 

Table of Contents

Preface

Publisher’s acknowledgements

Table of cases

Table of statutes

Table of statutory materials

Cases, law reports and case references: a guide

Introduction

Part 1 Sources of law

1 Case law

2 Statute law

3 Statutory interpretation

4 Delegated legislation

5 European law

6 Custom

7 Equity

8 Treaties

9 Law reform

Part 2 People working in the legal system

10 The judges

11 The legal professions

12 The jury

13 Magistrates

14 Administration of justice

15 Paying for legal services

Part 3 Human rights

16 Introduction to human rights

17 Remedies for infringement of human rights

Part 4 Criminal justice system

18 The police

19 The criminal trial process

20 Sentencing

21 Youth justice

22 Criminal appeals

Part 5 Civil justice system

23 The civil trial process

24 Tribunals

25 Alternative methods of dispute resolution

26 Civil appeals and judicial review

Part 6 Concepts of law

27 Law and rules

28 Law and morals

29 Law and justice

 

Glossary

Select bibliography

Index

Back Cover

Blurb for Allbon 21 e


 

An introduction to the complexities of law, with clarity

 

Elliott & Quinn’s English Legal System, 21st Edition, by Allbon and Dua provides a deep understanding of the English Legal System and how it works in practice. This text has been relied upon by generations of students and is renowned for its wide-ranging coverage and signature writing style.


 

Key features include:

  • Topical debates to engage you in the discussion points and reforms of today

  • Relating the law, processes and procedure to our everyday lives

  • Clear structure designed to aid systematic understanding of broad topics

  • Putting the law in context through the Bigger Picture

  • Key cases described and analysed in depth within a text box

  • Glossary to explain complex concepts

 

Updated annually with all major case law and legislative developments, this 21st Edition includes coverage of:

  • Debate of recent cases such as Miller in relation to constitutional law and Brexit

  • Uber and Deliveroo ‘gig’ economy cases on employee status

  • Modernisation of the administration of civil justice system

  • Owens v Owens divorce case and resulting Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill enabling no-fault divorce

  • Recent recommendations regarding the promotion of ADR

  • Review of LASPO by MOJ and implications for criminal justice

 

English Legal System is the ideal companion for anyone studying law at university. 


 

This edition is also available as an Enhanced ebook to enrich your studying experience. It has features like: self assessment questions with dedicated feedback to help gauge your progress, deep links to key case reports, statutes & other sources of interest that provide access a wealth of wider reading, end of the chapter quiz that gives further opportunity to consolidate understanding and prepare for exams.

 

Emily Allbon is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of Mooting at City, University of London.

Sanmeet Kaur Dua is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the Deputy Director for TEF at Queen Mary University of London.

 

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