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Published: 31 July 2021

784 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198868996

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The English Legal System

Eighth 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
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • The chapter 'International sources of law' has been extensively rewritten to include a fuller discussion of international law and its impact on UK law, and to consider the changes to the UK's relationship with the EU post-Brexit
  • A new chapter, 'Funding access to justice ' combines and expands the coverage of civil and criminal legal aid to reflect recent developments and to increase accessibility
  • 'The future in a post-Covid world' chapter looks at the impact of Covid-19 on the English legal system and considers what the future is likely to bring

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