English Legal System with Legal Method, Skills & Reasoning SAVER: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

English Legal System with Legal Method, Skills & Reasoning SAVER

1st Edition

By Gary Slapper, David Kelly, Sharon Hanson


1,128 pages

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Paperback: 9780415563994
pub: 2009-08-01
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Table of Contents

1. Law and Legal Study 2. Rule of Law and Human Rights. 3. Sources of Law. 4. The Civil Courts. 5. The Criminal Courts 6. The Judiciary 7. Judicial Reasoning. 8. The Jury. 9. The Civil Process. 10. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 11. The Criminal Process: (1) The Investigation of Crime 12. The Criminal Process: (2) The Prosecution. 13. Legal Services 14. The Funding of Legal Services 15. The European Context

Part One: Preparing for the Journey; Preparing for the journey – study skills; Signposts and Landmarks; The Contexts of Law; Part Two: Mapping the Territory; Reading and Understanding Legislation; Reading and Understanding Law Reports; Reading Texts about Law; Part Three: Arguing the Law: The Construction of Argument; The Anatomy of Argument; Legal Reasoning; Part Four: Putting it all together; Writing the Law; Speaking the Law; Exam Strategies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General