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5. Criminal law

5. Criminal law  

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

in Criminology Skills (3rd edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191864735
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198799818.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198799818
This chapter explains the two main sources of criminal law in the UK: legislation, that is, Acts of Parliament (or statutes), and case law. It discusses the process by which Acts of ... More
5. Soft Law in International Law-Making

5. Soft Law in International Law-Making  

Alan Boyle

in International Law (5th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834080
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198791836.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198791836
From a law-making perspective the term ’soft lawʼ is in most cases simply a convenient description for a variety of non-legally binding instruments used in contemporary international ... More
Legal Traditions of the WorldSustainable diversity in law

Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable diversity in law (5th edn)  

H. Patrick Glenn

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784613
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199669837.001.0001
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book
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9780199669837
This book offers a major new means of conceptualizing law and legal relations across the world. National laws are placed in the broader context of major legal traditions, those of chthonic ... More
3. Private Law

3. Private Law  

Elizabeth Fisher, Bettina Lange, and Eloise Scotford

in Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials (2nd edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191848315
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811077.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198811077
This chapter provides an overview of different areas of private law and their relationship to environmental law including property law, tort law, contract law, and private law. The chapter ... 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 Nature of English Law

1. The Nature of English Law  

Lucy Jones

in Introduction to Business Law (5th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191863561
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10.1093/he/9780198824886.003.0001
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9780198824886
This chapter first explains the meaning of law. It then discusses the historical development and characteristics of English law, and the different types of law (public law, private law, ... More
European Union Law

European Union Law (3rd edn)  

Catherine Barnard and Steve Peers (eds)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191889387
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198855750.001.0001
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book
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9780198855750
European Union Law draws together a range of perspectives to provide an introduction to this important subject. The volume offers a broad range of approaches to provide ... More
European Union Law

European Union Law (2nd edn)  

Catherine Barnard and Steve Peers (eds)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191831096
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198789130.001.0001
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9780198789130
European Union Law draws together a range of perspectives to provide an introduction to this topic. The volume offers a broad range of ideas aiming to provide a solid foundation to the ... More
International Law

International Law (5th edn)  

Malcolm Evans (ed.)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191834080
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198791836.001.0001
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book
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9780198791836
International Law is a collection of diverse writings from leading scholars in the field that brings together a broad range of perspectives on all the key issues in ... More
Card & James' Business Law

Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)  

Lee Roach

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.001.0001
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book
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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. An Introduction to Domestic and International Intellectual Property Law

1. An Introduction to Domestic and International Intellectual Property Law  

Justine Pila and Paul L.C. Torremans

in European Intellectual Property Law (2nd edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191869242
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198831280.003.0001
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9780198831280
This chapter commences the discussion of the European law of IP by introducing the domestic and international IP systems that preceded and continue to exist alongside it. It starts with the ... More
24. Enforcement

24. Enforcement  

Justine Pila and Paul L.C. Torremans

in European Intellectual Property Law (2nd edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191869242
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198831280.003.0024
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9780198831280
This chapter looks into preliminary aspect of private international law, focusing on jurisdiction and choice of law. Before enforcement actions can get off the ground we need to know which ... More
19. Restriction of Remedies

19. Restriction of Remedies  

Sir William Wade and Christopher Forsyth

in Administrative Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784699
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199683703.003.0019
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9780199683703
Remedies are awarded only to litigants who have sufficient locus standi, or standing. The law starts from the position that remedies are correlative with rights, and that only those whose ... More
18. Procedure of Judicial Review

18. Procedure of Judicial Review  

Sir William Wade and Christopher Forsyth

in Administrative Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191784699
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10.1093/he/9780199683703.003.0018
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9780199683703
This chapter discusses the application for judicial review. The development of the application is complicated and intertwined with the historical deficiencies and peculiarities of the ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Sir William Wade and Christopher Forsyth

in Administrative Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191784699
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199683703.003.0001
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9780199683703
This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the definition of administrative law. It then turns to the characteristics of the law, covering the legal systems of Britain and ... More
11. European Legal Method

11. European Legal Method  

James Holland and Julian Webb

in Learning Legal Rules: A Students' Guide to Legal Method and Reasoning (10th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191864872
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198799900.003.0011
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chapter
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9780198799900
Since 1973, the English legal system has been radically affected by what is now called ‘EU law’. EU law takes precedence over all national laws, including legislation. This chapter explains ... More
14. Skills for Success in Coursework Assessments

14. Skills for Success in Coursework Assessments  

Dr Karen Dyer

in Concentrate Questions and Answers Tort Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191806216
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198745297.003.0014
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9780198745297
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
1. The Company and its Incorporation

1. The Company and its Incorporation  

Sarah Worthington

in Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, and Materials in Company Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191829499
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10.1093/he/9780198722052.003.0001
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9780198722052
This chapter begins with an overview of company law and the role of directors and members. It then discusses: the sources of company law (UK Companies Acts, case law, European law, human ... More
1. Constitutions and Constitutional Law

1. Constitutions and Constitutional Law  

Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

in Public Law (3rd edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191820533
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10.1093/he/9780198765899.003.0001
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9780198765899
This chapter examines the specific functions and characteristics of constitutions in general terms—thinking of what the constitutions of Western democratic countries are typically ... More
7. Construction of Wills

7. Construction of Wills  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198757924
This chapter discusses the construction of wills. The law of construction is a mixture of general principles and specific rules, developed mainly by the courts, but with some help from ... More

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