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English Legal System
How the Law Works by ¿How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.¿ Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School ¿ How the Law Works is a comprehensive, witty and easy-to-read guide to the law. I thoroughly recommend it to non-lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of the legal system and to potential students as an introduction to the law of England and Wales.¿ HH Judge Lynn Tayton QC Reviews of the first edition: ¿A friendly, readable and surprisingly entertaining overview of what can be a daunting and arcane subject to the outsider.¿ The Law Teacher ¿An easy-to-read, fascinating book . . . brimful with curios, anecdote and explanation.¿ The Times How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to today¿s legal system. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point to the different types of law and legal techniques, as well as today¿s compensation culture and human rights law. In addition to explaining the role of judges, lawyers, juries and parliament, it clarifies the mechanisms behind criminal and civil law. How the Law Works is essential reading for anyone approaching law for the first time, or for anyone who is interested in an engaging introduction to the subject¿s bigger picture.
Unlocking the English Legal System by
Concentrate Q & A : contract law by This essential Q&A study and revision guide contains a variety of model answers and plans to give you the confidence to tackle any essay or problem question, and give you the skills you need to excel in law exams and coursework assignments.
Contract Law by It is essential for students on law and commercial degree programmes to have a clear understanding of contract law, yet the subject can difficult to grasp for the newcomer. This book clarifies the essential concepts behind the law, making it easier for students to understand and apply the legal rules. Each chapter includes discussion of problems with the current law, helping the student to develop a critical and analytical approach. The book also considers the forces affecting contract law today, such as the increase of e-commerce and the growing impact of Europe, and how the law may need to reform to meet modern needs.
Law of Tort
Law of tort by This title offers a comprehensive, clear and straighforward account of the law. Readers will gain a firm grasp of the essential concepts as well as an awareness of important developments in the law.
Unlocking Torts by Tort law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking Tortswill ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. This book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Negligence and negligence related torts including occupiers' liability and employers' liability Land based torts such as trespass, nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher Liability for animals Torts relating to goods Trespass to the person Defamation and other torts relating to reputation Economic torts, breach of a statutory duty, vicarious liability, defences and remedies The fourth edition is fully up to date with the major recent cases including major developments in vicarious liability. It also includes changes after the Defamation Act 2013. The Unlocking the Lawseries is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The series website www.unlockingthelaw.co.ukprovides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.