The English legal system, now accompanied by online support for the acquisition and improvement of legal skills, has been developed taking into account the needs of teachers and students. This latest edition has been extensively restructured and updated, providing an up-to-date and reliable analysis of recent developments affecting the legal system in England and Wales. Slapper & Kelly`s English Legal System helps students gain a sound understanding of the law, its institutions and processes, placing law and the system in a social context by presenting a range of critical perspectives. This latest edition of The English Legal System presents and analyses changes to the legal system and summarises recent legislation and case law. The Protection of Liberty Act 2012, the Defamation Bill, the Justice and Security Bill 2012, the Mental Health (Discrimination) Bill 2012 and the July 2012 Parliamentary Reform Vote are all incorporated into the bill. and this edition also discusses changes to Crown prosecution service, mediation and judicial diversity. Alvi v Secretary of State for the Home Department (judicial review), AXA General Insurance Limited v. The Lord Advocate (Scotland) (Devolution), R v J, S, M and R v KS (jury manipulation) and Rolf v De Guerin (mediation) are all assimilated in the text. This latest edition of The English Legal System has been significantly updated to reflect changes in the civil and criminal justice system, changes in legal funding, developments in European law and recent applications of human rights law.
Major changes have been made to the English legal system in recent years, and the tenth edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect these developments. This new edition for 2009-10 contains documents on major changes in the criminal justice system, interpretation of law, the judiciary, changes in the areas of the legal professions, and changes in the funding of legal services. This edition also contains an updated version of the judicial system, the Code of Civil Procedure and revised chapters on criminal procedure. Gary Slapper, LLB, LLM, PhD, PGCE (Law), is Global Professor at New York University and Director of New York University in London; Visiting Professor of Law at the Open University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also writes a legal column for The Times. Slapper and Kelly`s The English Legal System explains and critically evaluates how our law is fabricated and applied. This authoritative textbook, trusted by generations of academics and students, clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a socio-cultural institution. Slapper and Kelly`s textbook has established itself as one of the leading textbooks on the subject. It is popular with students and lecturers and is essential reading for anyone involved in the study of the English legal system. To calculate the total number of stars and the percentage distribution per star, we do not use a simple average.
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