Subject Focus

August: update

The Law Trove 2022 collections will be uploaded and available for students and institutions to buy from £49.99 from 1 September 2022.

In the mean time you can explore some of the content we have made freely accessible to get a feel for the functionality of Law Trove.

If you are an academic would would like to discuss your institution using Law Trove in the new acdemic year, please Contact Us

Freely accessible content

Ch 1. Aims, themes and structures
from Introduction to the English Legal System (15th edn) by Martin Partington
Read the first chapter of this genuinely introductory title from Martin Partington - ideal for anyone coming (or thinking of coming) to the study of law...

Ch 2. Criminal law history  
from  Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn) by Jeremy Horder
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.

Ch 1. Introduction to criminal law  
from Criminal Law Directions (6th edn) by Nicola Monaghan
Criminal law is a subject which affects us all. Consider for a moment whether you have ever committed a criminal offence. Have you ever exceeded the speed limit whilst driving?...

R v Blaue [1975] 1 WLR 1411, Court of Appeal  
from Essential Cases: Criminal Law (5th edn) by Jonathan Herring
Ronald Blaue was convicted of the manslaughter of Jacolyn Woodhead on the grounds of diminished responsibility, wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm, and indecent assault. He appealed against the conviction for manslaughter.