Support a number of intermediate law courses with this brand new edition of our bestselling introductory textbook by Jacqueline Martin. Authoritative and reliable, The English Legal System, 7th edition, ensures that students have a comprehensive understanding of the English Legal System. Written by Jacqueline Martin, who has helped hundreds of thousands pass their exams and enjoy their studies, it maintains a balance between deep insight and easy reading so students can reach their highest potential. The breadth of coverage is especially useful for A level OCR and WJEC Law students, as it covers all the necessary topics and highlights links to these specifications. The text also supports a range of other intermediate courses including ILEX, Access to HE, paralegal, international foundation programme, BTEC in Applied Law, law courses for non-law students in business, accountancy and public services plus Foundation Degree and LLB programmes.
- Use diagrams, illustrations, key facts charts and activities to clarify difficult concepts and help students remember the key information - Support understanding and revision with key terms, a glossary for quick reference and examination advice - Hold your students' attention with interesting and informative cases and explanations of the law - Encourage students to question the logic and practicality of the law in England and Wales
Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels.
Table of Acts of Parliament Table of cases Chapter 1 The rule of law Chapter 2 The development of law Chapter 3 Judicial precedent Chapter 4 Acts of Parliament Chapter 5 Delegated legislation Chapter 6 European law Chapter 7 Statutory interpretation Chapter 8 Law reform Chapter 9 Civil cases Chapter 10 Alternative methods of dispute resolution Chapter 11 Crime and police investigations Chapter 12 Pre-trial procedure in criminal cases Chapter 13 Criminal courts Chapter 14 Sentencing Chapter 15 The legal profession Chapter 16 The judiciary Chapter 17 Magistrates Chapter 18 Juries Chapter 19 Legal aid and advice Chapter 20 Human rights Appendix 1 Hints on some of the activities Appendix 2 Glossary of Latin terms Appendix 3 Tips on exam success Index