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Published: 21 May 2015

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780198735892

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First Steps in the Law

Seventh Edition

Geoffrey Rivlin

  • An ideal introduction for anyone who is preparing for a law course or requires an understanding of the law in their working life
  • Engaging and highly readable coverage of the history and workings of the courts and their personnel; the lively writing style brings the law to life
  • Geoffrey Rivlin's vast experience and fascinating detail provide an insightful snapshot of the English legal system

New to this Edition:

  • Revised and restructured for this edition to provide the most accessible and approachable introduction for those new to law
  • Expanded coverage of Europe reflects the growing importance of EU and international law
  • New coverage of the human rights of young offenders in the chapter on young persons helps readers to understand this fascinating area of the law

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