Law Express: English Legal System

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292210559

Category: Law

Page: 224

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JOIN OVER HALF A MILLION STUDENTS WHO CHOSE TO REVISE WITH LAW EXPRESS Revise with the help of the UK’s bestselling law revision series. Features: · Review essential cases, statutes, and legal terms before exams. · Assess and approach the subject by using expert advice. · Gain higher marks with tips for advanced thinking and further discussions. · Avoid common pitfalls with Don’t be tempted to. · Practice answering sample questions and discover additional resources on the Companion website. www.pearsoned.co.uk/lawexpress

Law Express: English Legal System 5th edn

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292018062

Category: Law

Page: 224

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The Law Express series is designed to help you revise effectively. This book is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key legislation and making your answers stand out!

Wrightsman’s Psychology and the Legal System

Author: Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133956564

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

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WRIGHTMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology’s concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today’s legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology’s contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law Express

English Legal System 5th Edn

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292012858

Category: Bar examinations

Page: 228

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The Law Express series is designed to help you revise effectively. This book is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key legislation and making your answers stand out

Contract Law

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9781292012834

Category: Contracts

Page: 256

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The Law Express series is designed to help you revise effectively. This book is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key legislation and making your answers stand out!Contents: Chapter 1: Agreement and contractual intention Chapter 2: Consideration and promissory estoppel Chapter 3: Contracts and third parties Chapter 4: Contractual terms Chapter 5: Exclusion of liability Chapter 6: Misrepresentation, mistake and illegality Chapter 7: Duress and undue influence Chapter 8: Discharge of a contract Chapter 9: Remedies And finally, before the exam ... Glossary of terms Index.

Law Express: Criminal Law

Author: Emily Finch,Stefan Fafinski

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292210540

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr,Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Jonathon Kingsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305966465

Category: Education

Page: 528

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Unrivaled in its simplicity and skill-building pedagogy, Harr, Hess, Orthmann, and Kingsbury's text thoroughly explains the complexities of the U.S. Constitution and the criminal justice system. The text avoids legalese and is packed with real-world examples. Its pedagogical framework helps readers develop a solid understanding of key issues and concepts, and more than 200 plainly written, summarized cases introduce pertinent cases in a non-intimidating manner. The text devotes considerable time to the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to such issues as reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 7th Edition includes expanded discussions of the First and Second Amendments as well as cutting-edge coverage of immigration, terrorism and homeland security, electronic surveillance and the use of drones, use of force, and searches of cell phones and other digital evidence. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law and Practice of Arbitration - Fifth Edition

Author: Thomas E. Carbonneau

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1937518361

Category: Law

Page: 730

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The Law and Practice of Arbitration is a comprehensive treatise about the development and practice of arbitration law in the United States. It addresses in detail the recourse to arbitration in domestic matters -- employment, labor, consumer transactions, and business -- and its use in the resolution of international commercial claims. It covers all of the major subject areas in the field and provides practical advice as well as an easy-to-read, clear discussion of the relevant case law. It represents a masterful synthesis of the entire body of arbitration law. It discusses basic concepts and doctrines, the FAA, freedom of contract in arbitration, arbitrability, the enforcement of awards, the use of arbitration in consumer and employment matters, institutional arbitration, and the drafting of arbitration agreements. It speaks of the federalization of the law and growing judicial objections to the use of adhesionary arbitration agreements in the consumer context, The volume represents the author's continuing in-depth reflection on the practical and systemic consequences of United States Supreme Court's decisional law on arbitration -- a process that is instrumental to the operation of the United States legal system as well as international business. The work continues its tradition of being the best statement on U.S. arbitration law and practice. The Law and Practice of Arbitration is a handy reference for all who have an interest in arbitration law and practice. The new Fifth Edition of Carbonneau’s treatise is built upon a comprehensive update of the federal circuit and U.S. Supreme Court cases on arbitration. The Introduction has been rewritten to take into account AT & T Mobility v. Concepcion and the American Express Merchants’ Litigation in the development of U.S. arbitration law. These decisions represent landmark USSC pronouncements on adhesive arbitration. The Introduction also contains a new section on the foundational legitimacy of arbitration in the U.S. legal system. The two landmark decisions are also incorporated into the text of Chapter 8 on the topic of adhesive arbitration. Chapter 9 on the award enforcement assesses the standing of Stolt-Nielsen in light of the Court’s recent decision in Sutter, asking whether this re-evaluation might be a de facto reversal of the earlier and highly unusual opinion. The assessment takes into account Justice Alito’s concurring opinion in Sutter. Chapter 10 on International Commercial Arbitration has undergone substantial rewriting and makes its various points more lucidly and effectively. This is also true of chapters 2, 3, and 5. Many footnotes have been perfected in form and content. The per curiam opinions---KPMG LLP v. Cocchi, Marmet Health Care v. Brown, and Nitro-Lift v. Howard---are all integrated into the text and fully assessed. The USSC’s decision in CompuCredit v. Greenwood is evaluated for its significance on the issue of Congressional intent to preclude arbitration. There are updates on how the courts define arbitration, the waiver of the right to arbitrate (in particular, the Ninth Circuit opinion in Richards v. Ernst & Young), the enforcement of arbitration agreement, with emphasis upon the curious Third Circuit decision on the matter in Guidotti, the latest adherents to the ill-conceived RUAA, the Ninth Circuit’s favorable response to AT&T Mobilty in Mortensen and Murphy, and an assessment of recent developments on the judicial imposition of penalties for frivolous vacatur actions. The treatise continues to be a highly contemporary and complete statement on the law of arbitration.

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Author: Hilaire Barnett

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1315458365

Category: Law

Page: 779

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Hilaire Barnett’s Constitutional and Administrative Law has provided generations of students with reliable, accessible and comprehensive coverage of the Public Law syllabus. Mapped to the common course outline, it equips students with an understanding of the constitution’s past, present and future by analysing and illustrating the political and socio-historical contexts which have shaped the major legal rules and principles of public law, as well as on-going constitutional reform. The 12th edition will address key recent developments including: The referendum result on the UK’s membership of the EU and its ongoing impact on constitutional and administrative law The continuing process of devolution to the nations Terrorism and national security Future developments, particularly in relation to 'Brexit' will be discussed in regular updates to the companion website.

Law Express: Constitutional and Administrative Law

Author: Chris Taylor

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292210621

Category: Law

Page: 240

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Unlocking Land Law

Author: Judith Bray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317275462

Category: Law

Page: 484

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Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Land Law. The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning helping you to advance with confidence: Clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject Key Facts summaries throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding End-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic Cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly Frequent activities and self-test questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice Sample essay questions with annotated answers prepare you for assessment Glossary of legal terms clarifies important definitions This edition has been extensively rewritten and updated to include discussion of recent changes and developments within the module, including the issues arising from the decisions in Swift v 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar and Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd and their implications in registered land cases. It also reviews the law of implied trusts post Stack v Dowden and Jones v Kernott . The books in the Unlocking the Law Series get straight to the point and offer clear and concise coverage of the law, broken-down into bite-size sections with regular recaps to boost your confidence. They provide complete coverage of both core and popular optional law modules, presented in an innovative, visual format. Visit www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk for access to free study resources, including multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Law Express: EU Law

Author: Ewan Kirk

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 1292210605

Category: Law

Page: 224

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Medical Law and Ethics

Author: Jonathan Herring

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198810601

Category: Law

Page: 680

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Medical Law and Ethics covers the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law alongside the key ethical debates and dilemmas that exist in the field. Carefully constructed features highlight these debates, drawing out the European angles, religious beliefs, and feminist perspectives which influence legal regulations. Other features such as 'a shock to the system', 'public opinion' and 'reality check' introduce further socio-legal discussion and contribute to the lively and engaging manner in which the subject is approached. Online resources This book is accompanied by the following online resources: - Complete bibliography and list of further reading - Links to the key cases mentioned in the book - A video from the author which introduces the book and sets the scene for your studies - Links to key sites with information on medical law and ethics

Pure Theory of Law

Author: Hans Kelsen

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584775785

Category: Law

Page: 356

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Kelsen, Hans. Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second German Edition by Max Knight. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967. x, 356 pp. Reprinted 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-578-5. Paperbound. $36.95 * Second revised and enlarged edition, a complete revision of the first edition published in 1934. A landmark in the development of modern jurisprudence, the pure theory of law defines law as a system of coercive norms created by the state that rests on the validity of a generally accepted Grundnorm, or basic norm, such as the supremacy of the Constitution. Entirely self-supporting, it rejects any concept derived from metaphysics, politics, ethics, sociology, or the natural sciences. Beginning with the medieval reception of Roman law, traditional jurisprudence has maintained a dual system of "subjective" law (the rights of a person) and "objective" law (the system of norms). Throughout history this dualism has been a useful tool for putting the law in the service of politics, especially by rulers or dominant political parties. The pure theory of law destroys this dualism by replacing it with a unitary system of objective positive law that is insulated from political manipulation. Possibly the most influential jurisprudent of the twentieth century, Hans Kelsen [1881-1973] was legal adviser to Austria's last emperor and its first republican government, the founder and permanent advisor of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Austria, and the author of Austria's Constitution, which was enacted in 1920, abolished during the Anschluss, and restored in 1945. The author of more than forty books on law and legal philosophy, he is best known for this work and General Theory of Law and State. Also active as a teacher in Europe and the United States, he was Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna and taught at the universities of Cologne and Prague, the Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Harvard, Wellesley, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Naval War College.Also available in cloth.

UK Law and Your Rights For Dummies

Author: Liz Barclay

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119997849

Category: Law

Page: 394

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Do you know your legal rights and responsibilities if you're buying or selling a home, moving in with your partner, returning goods, getting your personal finances in order or dealing with a problematic neighbour? There are a multitude of legal rights to protect individuals, and most of us don't consider them until faced with an immediate legal problem. Boost your legal know-how with this simple guide that does away with the jargon and complication of the law, and helps you get a handle on a wide range of everyday legal issues. UK Law and Your Rights For Dummies shows you how to cut through the reams of red tape, avoid legal pitfalls and prepare yourself to deal with any situation.

How the Law Works

Author: Gary Slapper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317218019

Category: Law

Page: 320

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‘How the Law Works is a gem of a book, for law students and for everyone else. It is a must read for anyone interested in how society is shaped and controlled via law.’ Dr Steven Vaughan, solicitor, Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Law School ‘How the Law Works is a comprehensive, witty and easy-to-read guide to the law. I thoroughly recommend it to non-lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of the legal system and to potential students as an introduction to the law of England and Wales.’ HH Judge Lynn Tayton QC Reviews of the first edition: ‘A friendly, readable and surprisingly entertaining overview of what can be a daunting and arcane subject to the outsider.’ The Law Teacher ‘An easy-to-read, fascinating book . . . brimful with curios, anecdote and explanation.’ The Times How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to today’s legal system. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point to the different types of law and legal techniques, as well as today’s compensation culture and human rights law. In addition to explaining the role of judges, lawyers, juries and parliament, it clarifies the mechanisms behind criminal and civil law. How the Law Works is essential reading for anyone approaching law for the first time, or for anyone who is interested in an engaging introduction to the subject’s bigger picture.

Q&A Contract Law

Author: Richard Stone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317675711

Category: Law

Page: 208

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Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers that help you to: Plan your revision: introducing how best to approach revision in each subject Know what examiners are looking for: identifying and explaining the main elements of each question to help you understand the best approach providing marker annotation to show how examiners will read your answer Gain marks, and avoid common errors: identifying common pitfalls students encounter in class and in assessment providing revision advice to help you aim higher in essays and exams Understand and remember the law: using diagrams as overviews for each answer to demonstrate how the law fits together The series is also supported by an online resource that allows you to test your progress during the run-up to exams. Features include: multiple choice questions, bonus Q&As and podcasts. www.routledge.com/cw/revision

McCoubrey & White's Textbook on Jurisprudence

Author: James Penner,N. D. White,H. McCoubrey,Emmanuel Melissaris

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199584346

Category: Law

Page: 279

View: 1918

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Fully updated and revised by James Penner and Emmanuel Melissaris, McCoubrey & White's Textbook on Jurisprudence clearly breaks down the complexities of this often daunting yet fascinating subject. Sophisticated ideas are explained concisely and with clarity, ensuring the reader is aware of the subtleties of the subject yet not overwhelmed. With chapters dedicated to both key concepts and leading theorists, this text takes a wide-ranging look at jurisprudence and places central ideas in context. In particular this text centres around one of the leading theorists, H.L.A Hart, and considers the landscape of jurisprudence in relation to his seminal The Concept of Law, looking at the key ideas which influenced him and considering the response to his work. Coverage of post-modern and feminist legal theory is also included, alongside discussion of key theorists such as Hobbes, Kant, and Rawls. Logically organised to support the topics commonly taught on jurisprudence and legal theory courses, this text provides an easy-to-follow and digestible account of this wide-ranging subject, making it the ideal companion text for further reading and research throughout your course.

Tradition and Change in Australian Law

Author: Patrick Parkinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780455230795

Category: Law

Page: 312

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Imparts a thorough understanding of the institutions and systems of Australian law by revisiting their origins. It features a detailed explanation of the Australian legal system, past and present, covering the origins of the Western legal tradition.

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Key Facts and Key Cases

Author: Jamie Grace

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317646827

Category: Law

Page: 290

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Key Facts Key Cases Constitutional & Administrative Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Constitutional & Administrative Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for: - The European Court of Human Rights and the UK Supreme Court - Devolution - Human rights law - EU membership - International law in the UK Constitution Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes: diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points charts and tables to break down more complex information Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success. Essential and leading cases are explained The style, layout and explanations are user friendly Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition