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Ingman: The English Legal Process 13e

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These valuable websites give free access to case law, statute law, and other useful information

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Case law

http://www.supremecourt.gov.uk/index.html
Website of the Supreme Court of the UK: judgments, procedural rules, information

http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/ld199697/ldjudgmt/ldjudgmt.htm
Full text of House of Lords’ judgments delivered between 14 November 1996 and 30 July 2009; information

http://www.lawreports.co.uk/
Home page of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England & Wales)

http://www.lawreports.co.uk/WLRD/AboutWLRD.htm
WLR Daily: judgments in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Privy Council, Court of Justice of the European Communities.  Updated most days, Monday-Friday.  Not full text, but provide accurate summaries prior to publication in The Weekly Law Reports

http://www.bailii.org/
BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute): full text judgments in the Supreme Court, House of Lords, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Court of Appeal (both divisions) from 1996; High Court (Administrative Court from 1996, Queen’s Bench and Chancery Divisions from 1997, Family Division from 2001); Employment Appeal Tribunal from 1999

http://www.jcpc.gov.uk/
Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: full text judgments; information

http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/
Curia: full text judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Communities

http://www.echr.coe.int/
European Court of Human Rights: case law; European Convention

http://www.employmentappeals.gov.uk/
Employment Appeal Tribunal: full text case law; information

Legislation

http://www.legislation.gov.uk
Website (describing itself as the ‘official home of UK legislation’) managed by the National Archives on behalf of the government.  Went live in July 2010 and will eventually replace the Office of Public Sector Information website and the Statute Law Database.  Public General Acts from 1988 onwards, most pre-1988 primary legislation, explanatory notes, statutory instruments from 1988 (unamended).  All primary legislation has been revised (so as to incorporate subsequent amendments) up to 2002.  About one half of items are up-to-date to the present

http://www.bailii.org/
BAILII: Public General Acts from 1988 (full text, but unamended); statutory instruments from 2002

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/en/index.htm
Europa: European Union - Treaties, legislation

Government

http://www.direct.gov.uk/
UK Government: information; links to government departments

http://www.justice.gov.uk/
Ministry of Justice (formerly Department for Constitutional Affairs): press notices, consultation papers, reports and reviews, speeches by ministers, judicial appointments and lists, Judicial and Court Statistics from 2006, links to many other sites (including Acts, Bills, statutory instruments, Hansard, Stationery Office, civil procedure rules, criminal procedure rules)

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/
Home Office: crime and policing, justice and victims, research and statistics

Other official websites

http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/  
Court Service: information on court management and legal matters, forms and guidance, online services

http://www.cjsonline.gov.uk/
Criminal Justice System: jurors, defendants, victims, witnesses

http://www.legalservices.gov.uk/
Legal Services Commission: Community Legal Service, Criminal Defence Service; information, leaflets, and statutory material on publicly funded services

http://www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk/about/index.html
Sentencing Council for England and Wales: sentencing guidelines, press notices

http://www.ccrc.gov.uk/
Criminal Cases Review Commission: press releases, reports, publications

http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/parliamentarycounsel.aspx
Parliamentary Counsel Office: information on legislative drafting

http://www.lawcom.gov.uk/
Law Commission: reports, working papers

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/
Equality and Human Rights Commission (replaced the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and the Disability Rights Commission in October 2007): information on rights and freedoms, news releases, publications relating to disability, gender, and race

http://www.dcs-gb.com/
Disability Conciliation Service: information, case studies

http://www.cps.gov.uk/
Crown Prosecution Service: information about its role, press releases, information for victims and witnesses, links to other sites (including Serious Fraud Office, Police, Prison Service, and Probation Service)

http://www.judicialcomplaints.gov.uk/
Office for Judicial Complaints: information about complaints, news and press releases, links to other sites

http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/
The Judiciary (website of the judges, magistrates, and tribunal members in England and Wales): information about their work, biographies of, and speeches by, senior judiciary, learning resources, press releases, judgments, and practice directions

http://www.jsboard.co.uk/
Judicial Studies Board, which, since 1979, has been responsible for training full and part-time judges in England and Wales, and for overseeing the training of lay magistrates and chairmen and members of tribunals: specimen direction on the respective functions of judge and jury, and on the burden and standard of proof, in criminal trials, publications, news, useful links

http://www.ajtc.gov.uk/
Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council: information and news, reports, electronic newsletter

http://www.adrnow.org.uk/
ADR Now (web site operated by the Advice Services Alliance (ASA), the umbrella body for independent advice services in the UK): information about, and independent overview of, all types of ADR

http://www.civilmediation.org/
Civil Mediation Council: statement of objectives, list of accredited mediation providers, information library, news

http://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/
Financial Ombudsman Service: information about settling disputes between customers and financial services providers, news, publications

http://www.ombudsman.org.uk/
Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration: information about complaints procedures, news, publications