It is crucial for criminal justice practitioners to understand miscarriages of justice. This text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of miscarriages of justice, highlighting difficulties in defining them, examining their dimensions, forms, scale and impact and exploring key cases and their causes.
Written by a woman in the law with compassion, wit and legal know-how, these true life courtroom stories tell it like it is. She must become their voice: weave their story around the black and white of the law and tell it to the courtroom.
Why do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice? Legal Theory asks questions such as these and explains some of the answers that legal theorists have given over the ages, from Ancient Greece to the present day.
This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which the law has impacted on how sport is played, administered and consumed.
The book covers a wide-range of topics from participant and non-participant liability, fighting sports and their legality, and liability for stadium safety and disasters.
An engaging guide to the English legal system which helps students new to law develop a critical legal mind. Presenting and critiquing the law in a lively style, this text invites students to question, analyse, and evaluate.
A considered balance of depth, detail, context, and critique, Public Law Directions offers the most student-friendly guide to the subject; empowering students to evaluate the law, understand its practical application, and approach assessments with confidence.
Environmental Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers a comprehensive, critical, and case-focused approach to the subject, combining insightful author commentary with carefully selected extracts to fully support students.
Commercial Law offers a fresh, modern, and stimulating account of this important subject. This accessible and engaging text includes thorough coverage of all key aspects of the syllabus, including the law of agency, the sale of goods, international trade, and methods of payment, finance, and security.
This text provides student-focused coverage of the key procedures central to the civil litigation process. Making use of innovative diagrams and two case studies which run throughout the book, the text clearly demonstrates how the procedures fit together, making it the perfect resource for students and trainee solicitors new to practice.
Foundations for the LPC covers the compulsory foundation areas of the Legal Practice Course as set out in the LPC outcomes: professional conduct, tax and revenue law, and wills and administration of estates. It also features coverage of human rights.
Written by two leading authorities in the area with over seventy years' combined legal experience, this text offers a detailed and up-to-date account of the key procedures and principles underpinning the practice of both residential and commercial conveyancing, making it essential reading for students, practitioners, and licensed conveyancers.
Trusted by generations of students and litigators, this classic text is unrivalled in its detail and provides a thorough and highly practical overview of the key principles and procedures employed in the civil courts.
Offering invaluable guidance on the key skills required on the LPC, Lawyers' Skills also features a number of tasks, examples and reflective exercises specifically designed to support students in developing, practising and refining the legal skills which are integral to the modern solicitors' practice.
Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, whilst also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates.
When newspapers reported a court ruling on Brexit, senior judges were condemned as 'enemies of the people'. But they still ruled that an order by the Queen on the advice of her prime minister was just 'a blank piece of paper'. Joshua Rozenberg asks how the judges can maintain public confidence while making hard choices.
A guide to negotiation. Including principles such as: Don't bargain over positions; Separate the people from the problem; and, Insist on objective criteria, it simplifies the whole negotiation process, offering an effective framework that ensures success.
How should you choose your dissertation topic? What is the best research method to adopt? What is going to make your dissertation achieve the best grades? This book provides a guide to various stages of the research and writing process for law students, and answers the many questions that face first-time researchers.
Maximise your marks for every answer you write with Law Express Question and Answer. This series is designed to help you understand what examiners are looking for, focus on the question being asked and make even a strong answer stand out.
Unsure what skills employers are looking for or how best to develop and demonstrate them? With coverage of the core academic, practical, and transferable skills that can be gained during your studies,Employability Skills for Law Students will help you develop the employability skills you need to pursue your chosen career on graduation.
"The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to: Understand the law and remember the details Contextualise your knowledge Avoid common misunderstandings and errors Reflect critically on the law Apply what you have learned in assessment"--
Helps you to get to the heart of the English legal system, ensuring you get the most out of your study time when it really matters. This book is designed to help you understand what is important about the English legal system and enable you to remember the important cases and statutes.
Course Notes supports revision of the essential modules of undergraduate and conversion GDL/CPE law degree courses by demonstrating good practice in creating and maintaining the ideal revision notes and actively encouraging you to acquire the analytical skills you will need for exam success.
Letters to a Law Student relays all that a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. It provides a useful guide to those considering a law degree or conversion course and helps students prepare for what can be a daunting first year of study.
The idea of 'The Rule of Law' as the foundation of modern states and civilisations is more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of? This book examines what the idea actually means.
Takes us behind the scenes of Britain's criminal justice system. In this title, the author introduces us to its characters and arcane eccentricities, and tells stories of courtroom triumph and defeat. It deals with the question: how do we ensure that the guilty are convicted and the innocent walk free?