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2. The significance of courts

2. The significance of courts  

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton

in English Legal System in Context (6th edn)

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764196
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199656561.003.0045
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9780199656561
This chapter discusses the nature of courts in the English legal system. It covers the definition of courts; the importance of courts; the function of courts; the centrality of courts; ... More
12. Private security and other non-police agencies

12. Private security and other non-police agencies  

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton

in English Legal System in Context (6th edn)

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764196
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199656561.003.0229
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9780199656561
This chapter begins with a discussion of private security, an increasingly important form of social control that has hitherto been largely ignored by those writing about the English legal ... More
Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19

Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19 (13th edn)  

Martin Partington

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191859717
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198818861.001.0001
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book
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9780198818861
Introduction to the English Legal System 2018–2019 has been fully updated to consider the latest developments in the English legal system. The focus is on transformation. The ... More
1. Introduction to the English criminal process

1. Introduction to the English criminal process  

Liz Campbell, Andrew Ashworth, and Mike Redmayne

in The Criminal Process (5th edn)

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Jun 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191859601
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10.1093/he/9780198818403.003.0001
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9780198818403
This chapter starts by presenting a brief sketch of the key stages and decisions of the criminal process which forms part of the English criminal justice system. The significance of those ... More
10. The Future of the English Legal System

10. The Future of the English Legal System  

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay

in English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

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Aug 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191764165
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654239.003.0010
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9780199654239
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. This concluding chapter assesses the future of the English legal system ... More
2. The Law, the Constitution, and Human Rights in the UK

2. The Law, the Constitution, and Human Rights in the UK  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

in Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2015
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Jun 2015
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9780191793493
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10.1093/he/9780198727347.003.0002
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9780198727347
This chapter, in discussing the English legal system and its features, begins by outlining what the law is and some important constitutional principles. The discussion is primarily about ... More
4. Tribunals

4. Tribunals  

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton

in English Legal System in Context (6th edn)

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764196
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199656561.003.0091
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9780199656561
This chapter begins with a review of the Franks Report into tribunals and inquiries of 1957. It then distinguishes tribunals from courts, followed by discussions of tribunal reform, the new ... More
2. Law, the Constitution, EU Membership, and Human Rights

2. Law, the Constitution, EU Membership, and Human Rights  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

in Business Law (5th edn)

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May 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821547
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198766285.003.0002
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9780198766285
This chapter, in discussing the English legal system and its features, begins by outlining what the law is and some important constitutional principles. The discussion is primarily based on ... More
First Steps in the Law

First Steps in the Law (7th edn)  

Geoffrey Rivlin

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May 2015
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Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191800337
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198735892.001.0001
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9780198735892
First Steps in the Law travels through the quirks of English law, offering a wealth of interesting detail. The work includes lively descriptions of the workings of the legal ... More
5. English legal reasoning: the use of case law

5. English legal reasoning: the use of case law  

Fiona Cownie, Anthony Bradney, and Mandy Burton

in English Legal System in Context (6th edn)

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191764196
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199656561.003.0114
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9780199656561
This chapter discusses the following: the legal system as legal reasoning; the idea of precedent; the advantage and disadvantages of precedent; the problem of the concept of precedent; the ... More
1. Aims, themes, and structure

1. Aims, themes, and structure  

Martin Partington

in Introduction to the English Legal System 2017-2018 (12th edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191840784
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198802488.003.0001
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9780198802488
This chapter presents the 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 how it ... More
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
eISBN: 
9780191874895
DOI: 
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
1. Aims, themes, and structure

1. Aims, themes, and structure  

Martin Partington

in Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19 (13th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191859717
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198818861.003.0001
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9780198818861
This chapter presents the 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 how it ... More
Introduction to the English Legal System 2019-2020

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

Martin Partington

Print Publication Year: 
May 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191874895
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838838.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198838838
Introduction to the English Legal System 2019–2020 has been fully updated to consider the latest developments in the English legal system. The underlying theme is ... More
2. Legal systems and sources of law

2. Legal systems and sources of law  

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

in Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191827662
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785903.003.0002
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9780198785903
This chapter focuses on the sources of law in England and Wales, and is organised as follows. Section 2.1 describes the key jurisdictions relevant to lawyers in England and Wales. Section ... More
1. Introduction to the English Legal System

1. Introduction to the English Legal System  

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay

in English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

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Aug 2017
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Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191764165
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654239.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199654239
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. This introductory chapter provides an overview of the English legal ... More
14. The tort of negligence

14. The tort of negligence  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0014
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chapter
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9780198748380
This chapter focuses on the tort of negligence. It explains that under the English legal system, negligence can be defined as a breach of a legal duty to take care which results in damage ... More
Card & James' Business Law

Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)  

Lee Roach

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198748380
Card & James’ Business Law provides analysis of the English legal system, contract law, the law of torts, company law, and employment law, with online chapters providing ... More
1. What is law?

1. What is law?  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198748380
This chapter aims to provide a rounded conception of what law is. It discusses the theoretical conceptualizations of law and the principles of the English legal system. It explains the ... More
1. The English legal system

1. The English legal system  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

in Business Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (3rd edn)

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191819766
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198759126.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198759126
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More

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