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1. Aims, themes, and structure

1. Aims, themes, and structure  

Martin Partington

in Introduction to the English Legal System 2019-2020 (14th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191874895
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10.1093/he/9780198838838.003.0001
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9780198838838
This chapter sets out the basic aims, themes, and structure of this book. The book provides an introductory account of the English legal system, how it has developed in recent years, and ... More
4. Brexit and the UK Constitution

4. Brexit and the UK Constitution  

Paul Craig

in The Changing Constitution (9th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191844089
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10.1093/he/9780198806363.003.0004
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9780198806363
This chapter is, for obvious reasons, not a modification of the chapter from the previous edition. It is a completely new chapter, which considers the effect of Brexit on the UK ... More
11. Case Study: Deployment of British Armed Forces Abroad

11. Case Study: Deployment of British Armed Forces Abroad  

Andrew Le Sueur, Maurice Sunkin, and Jo Eric Khushal Murkens

in Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (4th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191860256
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10.1093/he/9780198820284.003.0011
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9780198820284
This chapter contains a case study: deployment of British armed forces abroad. Theimportant decision to deploy forces abroad is taken by the executive relying on its prerogative power. In ... More
2. Criminal law history

2. Criminal law history  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864889
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10.1093/he/9780198777663.003.0002
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9780198777663
This chapter explores aspects of the criminal law’s history. The main focus is the influence of religious—and, especially, biblical—thought on the criminal law. This influence does ... More
9. Devolution and local government

9. Devolution and local government  

John Stanton and Craig Prescott

in Public Law (2nd edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191886973
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10.1093/he/9780198852278.003.0009
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9780198852278
Devolution refers to the decentralization of power from central institutions in London to regional institutions exercising executive and legislative authority in Scotland, Wales, and ... More
2. Historical background

2. Historical background  

Rhona K. M. Smith

in International Human Rights Law (9th edn)

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Dec 2019
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Sep 2020
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9780191881992
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10.1093/he/9780198843672.003.0002
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9780198843672
This chapter provides an historical sketch of international human rights. It considers the divergent views as to the origins of human rights. The chapter traces developments including the ... More
1. Introduction to criminal law

1. Introduction to criminal law  

Nicola Monaghan

in Criminal Law Directions (6th edn)

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Feb 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191883231
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10.1093/he/9780198848783.003.0001
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9780198848783
Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help ... More
Osborn v Parole Board [2013] UKSC 61, before the UK Supreme Court

Osborn v Parole Board [2013] UKSC 61, before the UK Supreme Court  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191897689
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10.1093/he/9780191897689.003.0025
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9780191897689
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Osborn v Parole Board ... More
11. Parliamentary Scrutiny of Central Government

11. Parliamentary Scrutiny of Central Government  

Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

in Public Law (4th edn)

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Jul 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191873782
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10.1093/he/9780198836742.003.0011
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9780198836742
This chapter examines the accountability of the central government to Parliament. It addresses questions such as: what is Parliament’s proper role in scrutinising government? What does the ... More
19. Police powers

19. Police powers  

Neil Parpworth

in Constitutional and Administrative Law (11th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882050
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10.1093/he/9780198847120.003.0019
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9780198847120
The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) confers many powers upon the police. This chapter discusses the codes of practice of PACE, police powers of stop and search, the power to ... More

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