Walker and Walkers English Legal System

Paperback | June 26, 2011

byRichard Ward, Amanda Akhtar

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With a pedigree extending over eleven editions, students can be sure that Walker and Walker's English Legal System provides an excellent grounding in the English legal system. The book covers all areas commonly taught on undergraduate courses, with a focus on judicial and legislativedevelopments.The eleventh edition has been substantially revised to ensure an even closer fit to courses, including the introduction of a new opening chapter to provide a clear overview of the subject. 'Key issues' boxes have been added to highlight key debates, and thought-provoking questions help students tothink critically about the issues. This edition further benefits from a fresh new text design, making the book even easier to use.Online Resource CentreThe book is supported by an Online Resource Centre offering a range of additional resources, including topical case studies, updates to the law, legal skills advice, the authors' thoughts on the questions in the book, and links to other useful web sites.

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With a pedigree extending over eleven editions, students can be sure that Walker and Walker's English Legal System provides an excellent grounding in the English legal system. The book covers all areas commonly taught on undergraduate courses, with a focus on judicial and legislativedevelopments.The eleventh edition has been substantia...

Richard Ward is Professor of Public Law and Head of the Department of Law at De Montfort University, Leicester. Amanda Akhtar is Senior Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University, Leicester.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:856 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:June 26, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199588104

ISBN - 13:9780199588107

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Table of Contents

I. Sources of English Law1. Introduction2. Legislation3. Case law, precedents, and law reports4. European law5. The Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights6. Convention rightsII. The Administration of Justice7. The Courts8. Tribunals and inquiries9. The judiciary10. Juries11. Legal services12. The police and law enforcementIII. Civil Procedure13. The civil process14. Pre-trial process15. Civil trials16. AppealsIV. Criminal Proceedings17. Criminal proceedings and the criminal justice system18. Pre-trial process19. Trial process20. Sentences21. Appeals and miscarriages of justice