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.
English Legal System Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.
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.
Clear, complete, and contextualized; this guide to the English legal system provides the strongest foundation for students at the start of their studies. Straightforward explanations of key topics are paired with learning features showcasing the law in its everyday context to give students a firm grasp on the fundamentals of the legal system.
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.
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.
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.
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Learning Legal Rules introduces law students to the techniques of legal analysis and argument, equipping them with the knowledge and reasoning skills needed for effective study and practice of law. The text has been used in common law countries around the world as a leading legal method guide for over twenty years.
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 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?
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.
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