Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2018

720 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198808152

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English Legal System

Third Edition

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, and Natalie Wortley

  • Covers a wide range of topics without overwhelming students with detail, allowing students to feel confident in their understanding of the essentials
  • An introductory chapter provides valuable advice on studying the English legal system and making the transition from school to university, helping students to adapt quickly to their new studies
  • The 'talking point' , 'thinking point' and 'critical debate' features all enable the student to consider a thought provoking or controversial topic, and form their own views on potential areas of reform, giving them a good grounding for the rest of their studies
  • 'Example' features throughout the text put the law in its everyday context and show students the practical implications of the concepts they study

New to this Edition:

  • New and updated 'talking point' features throughout stimulate student discussion on the topics
  • Update on reform to legal aid
  • Update on plans for reform to legal education and training for lawyers
  • Coverage of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 - 2019
  • Unison v Lord Chancellor on the legality of employment tribunal fees
  • Coverage of the Burns Report (2017) on House of Lords reform

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