Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2018

360 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198818861

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Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19

Thirteenth Edition

Martin Partington

  • Includes supportive features to help the development of critical thinking skills
  • Written in a clear and concise style which is accessible and easy to digest
  • User-friendly layout and text design makes for easy navigation
  • Thorough, annual updates ensure that readers stay abreast of the latest developments in English law
  • Draws upon the author's considerable experience as a barrister, working on law reform and teaching the law
  • Perfect for introductory and foundation courses as well as pre-course reading
  • This book is accompanied by online resources, including: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the English justice system

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of civil justice reform, including establishment of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales
  • Discussion of the Lammy report on discrimination in the criminal justice system
  • The implications of Brexit
  • Details on the progress made with the Government's Transformation of our Justice System reform programme and the redrawing of Parliamentary constituency boundaries
  • Exploration of reform of the youth criminal justice system

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