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Author Cownie, Fiona, author.

Title English legal system in context / Fiona Cownie, Professor of Law, University of Keele; Anthony Bradney, Professor of Law, University of Keele; Mandy Burton, Professor of Socio-Legal Sudies, University of Leicester.

Published Oxford, United Kingdom Oxford University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Sixth edition.
Physical description xxviii, 399 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-384) and index.
Contents What is 'the English legal system'? -- The significance of courts -- Courts in 'the English legal system' -- Tribunals -- English legal reasoning : the use of case law -- English legal reasoning : reading statutes -- The university law school and law students -- Solicitors and barristers -- Judges and judging -- The civil court in action -- Alternative dispute resolution -- Private security and other non-police agencies -- The public police : uncovering crime and powers of stop and search -- Arrest and detention -- Prosecutions -- The magistrates' court -- The Crown Court.
Other author Bradney, Anthony, author.
Burton, Mandy, author.
Subject Procedure (Law) -- England.
Law -- Great Britain.
Justice, Administration of -- Great Britain.
Courts -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9780199656561 (paperback)
0199656568 (paperback)

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