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Published: 19 November 2019

768 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198830900

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The English Legal System

Seventh Edition

Alisdair Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

  • The authors' clear and lively style makes the subject matter easy to follow
  • Comprehensive coverage of the English legal system provides students with knowledge of all the key concepts covered on most courses
  • Reflective learning features encourage students to ask questions and think critically about the more controversial aspects of the legal system
  • Carefully chosen examples enable students to relate concepts to real-life situations and apply their knowledge

New to this Edition:

  • 'The legal professions, and the routes of qualification' chapter explains the proposed changes to legal qualification to the student, and what this means for them
  • A new chapter, 'The Investigation of crime' helps the student to follow the logical steps from investigation and arrest to prosecution (the following chapters)
  • 'The future' chapter continues to track hot topics including the consequences of diminishing public funding and Brexit

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