The English Legal System
Slapper & Kelly's The English Legal System assists students in the achievement of a good understanding of the law, its institutions and processes and sets the law and system in a social context, presenting a range of critical views.
In recent years, changes to the English legal system have been extensive and the tenth edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to take these developments into account. This new edition for 2009-10 includes material on important changes to the criminal justice system, statutory interpretation, the judiciary, changes in the fields of the legal professions, and changes in the funding of legal services. This edition also includes an updated version of the court system, the rules of civil procedure, and revised chapters on criminal procedure.
Now accompanied by online support for the acquisition and improvement of legal skills, The English Legal System has been developed with the requirements of both lecturers and students in mind.
Key pedagogical features include:
The companion website offers:
Slapper and Kelly's textbook is firmly established as one of the leading undergraduate textbooks on the subject. A favourite with students and lecturers alike, it is essential reading for all those engaged in the study of the English legal system.