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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
1. The establishment and development of the European Union

1. The establishment and development of the European Union  

Nigel Foster

in EU Law Directions (7th edn)

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Aug 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191888274
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10.1093/he/9780198853909.003.0001
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9780198853909
This chapter examines the history of the establishment and development of the European Union (EU). It discusses the underlying motives for its founding, which include the desire for peace, ... More
7. EU law: is it international law?

7. EU law: is it international law?  

Bruno de Witte

in European Union Law (3rd edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191889387
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10.1093/he/9780198855750.003.0007
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9780198855750
This chapter examines the legal nature of EU law, i.e. its place within the realm of international law. It first presents the ‘straightforward’ view that EU law is a part (or ‘sub-system’) ... More
11. Free movement of persons

11. Free movement of persons  

Elspeth Berry, Matthew J. Homewood, and Barbara Bogusz

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

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191873492
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10.1093/he/9780198836216.003.0011
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9780198836216
Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter ... More
1. From EEC to EU: a brief history of the development of the Union

1. From EEC to EU: a brief history of the development of the Union  

Marios Costa and Steve Peers

in Steiner & Woods EU Law (14th edn)

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Aug 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191888250
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10.1093/he/9780198853848.003.0001
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9780198853848
This chapter, which traces the chronological history of the development of the European Economic Community (EEC) into the European Union (EU), explains that the EEC was created by the ... More
4. Fundamental Rights

4. Fundamental Rights  

Robert Schütze

in An Introduction to European Law (3rd edn)

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Jul 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191891588
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10.1093/he/9780198858942.003.0004
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9780198858942
This chapter evaluates the European fundamental rights. Human rights constitutionally limit the exercise of all European Union competences—including its legislative competences. Three ... 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. History of the project (1972–2020)

1. History of the project (1972–2020)  

Sylvia de Mars

in EU Law in the UK

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191844010
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10.1093/he/9780198805922.003.0001
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9780198805922
This chapter traces the history of the EU, and UK participation in the EU project at its key developmental moments, revealing that the referendum outcome on 23 June 2016 was perhaps a ... 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

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