English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780198855026

Mark Thomas; Claire McGourlay
304 ページ
158 x 208 mm

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1 Introduction to the English Legal System
2 Introduction to Sources of Law and Court Structure
3 Sources of Law I: Domestic Legislation
4 Sources of Law II: Case Law
5 Sources of Law III: Effect of EU and International Law
6 Personnel of the English Legal System
7 The Criminal Justice System
8 The Civil Justice System
9 Funding Access to the English Legal System


Mark Thomas is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. Mark is a non-practising barrister, specialising in criminal law and property law. Mark previously taught at the University of Sheffield.; Claire McGourlay teaches criminal evidence and miscarriages of justice at the University of Manchester, and is the School of Social Science Director of External Relations. Prior to this she was the Law School Director of Teaching and Learning. She also runs the Miscarriage of Justice Review Centre.