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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
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
5. Human Rights Act 1998

5. Human Rights Act 1998  

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (7th edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868979
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10.1093/he/9780198830900.003.0005
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9780198830900
This chapter examines the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and discusses some of the important issues that arise from its use. It also provides an overview of relevant articles in the European ... More
4. The interpretation of statutes

4. The interpretation of statutes  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, Natalie Wortley, and Birju Kotecha

in English Legal System (4th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191888212
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10.1093/he/9780198853800.003.0004
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9780198853800
This chapter explains the significance of statutory interpretation and how problems of interpretation arise. The chapter considers in detail the courts’ approach to interpretation, and ... 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
3. Law-making: authority and process

3. Law-making: authority and process  

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/9780198838838.003.0003
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9780198838838
This chapter considers how law is made in the UK, who makes it, and the constitutional principles which give them the authority for making it and imposing it on society. There is a detailed ... More
12. Legal reasoning and ethics

12. Legal reasoning and ethics  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Legal Skills (7th edn)

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Jun 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191869235
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10.1093/he/9780198831273.003.0012
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9780198831273
This chapter provides an introduction to legal reasoning. It first outlines the skills to analyse how judges decide cases. There are various points of view that judges can (and do) take in ... More
6. Personnel of the English Legal System

6. Personnel of the English Legal System  

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay

in English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (2nd edn)

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Aug 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191893513
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10.1093/he/9780198855026.003.0006
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9780198855026
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. This chapter looks at the multitude of different professionals, both ... More
10. Persuasive oral communication and presentations

10. Persuasive oral communication and presentations  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191892950
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10.1093/he/9780198834328.003.0010
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9780198834328
This chapter first explains the fundamental oral communication skills law students need, including non-verbal communication such as eye contact and body language. It then shows students how ... More
R v Blaue [1975] 1 WLR 1411, Court of Appeal

R v Blaue [1975] 1 WLR 1411, Court of Appeal  

Jonathan Herring

in Essential Cases: Criminal Law (4th edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191897665
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10.1093/he/9780191897665.003.0007
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9780191897665
Essential Cases: Criminal Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in R v Blaue [1975] 1 WLR ... More

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