Introduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018 by Martin PartingtonIntroduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018 by Martin Partington

Introduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018

byMartin Partington

Paperback | June 10, 2017

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Martin Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while alsochallenging assumptions and exploring current debates. Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington examines beliefs about the English legal system, and encourages students to question how far it meets the growing demands placed on it. Incorporating all the latest developments, this concise introduction brings law and the legalsystem to life.This book is accompanied by an excellent Online Resource Centre, which houses: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the Englishjustice system.
Martin Partington is a qualified barrister and Emeritus Professor of Law and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol. For five years he was Law Commissioner and was retained by the Law Commission as a special consultant in order to complete its major programme of work on the reform of housing law until 2008. He was a specia...
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Title:Introduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pagesPublished:June 10, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019880248X

ISBN - 13:9780198802488

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction1. Aims, themes, and structurePart II Law, Society, and Authority2. Law and society: the purposes and functions of law3. Law-making: authority and processPart III The Structure of the Legal System4. Shaping the legal system: the role of government5. The criminal justice system6. The administrative justice system7. The family justice system8. The civil and commercial justice systemPart IV The Delivery and Funding of Legal Services9. Delivering legal services: practitioners, adjudicators, and legal scholars10. Funding legal servicesPart V Conclusion11. The transformation of the English legal system: pressures and challenges