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NCJ Number: 69454 Find in a Library
Title: ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM
Author(s): J P PRICE
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 160
Sponsoring Agency: MacDonald and Evans, Ltd
Plymouth, P16 7PZ, England
Sale Source: MacDonald and Evans, Ltd
Estover Road
Plymouth, P16 7PZ,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS BOOK IS A TRADITIONAL SURVEY OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM OF ENGLAND AND WALES, DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE THE STUDENT TO CONTEMPORARY LAW.
Abstract: IT USES A HYPOTHETICAL CASE OF AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT AS THE BASIS FOR DESCRIBING THE VARIOUS ELEMENTS OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM. THUS, ALL POSSIBLE ENCOUNTERS WITH THE LEGAL SYSTEM CONCERNING THIS CASE ARE ILLUSTRATED THROUGH EXAMINATION OF THE COMPONENTS OF THE HIGH COURT, CIVIL APPEAL COURTS, EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE, AND CRIMINAL COURTS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE ARREST, SEARCH, AND POLICE POWERS; CASE LAW; STATUTORY LAW; AND LAW REFORM. EACH CHAPTER IS FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF QUIZ. THE EXAMINATION TECHNIQUE AND SAMPLE TEST PAPERS ARE APPENDED, AND AN INDEX AND TABLE OF CASES ARE PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Court rules; Court structure; Court system; England; Judicial decisions; Law reform; Laws and Statutes; Police legal limitations; Search and seizure laws; Wales
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