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Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System

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Author: David Kelly
Publication: 19th Edition, 2020
Publisher: Routledge
Pages: 786
ISBN: 978-0-367-13947-6

Κωδικός προϊόντος: 9780367139476 Κατηγορίες: ,

Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Trusted by generations of academics and students, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural institution.

This latest edition has been extensively restructured and updated, providing up-to-date and reliable analysis of recent developments that have an impact on the legal system in England and Wales.

Key learning features include:


    • useful chapter summaries which act as a good check point for students;
    • ‘food for thought’ questions at the end of each chapter to prompt critical thinking and reflection;
    • sources for further reading and suggested websites at the end of each chapter to point students towards further learning pathways; and
    • an online skills network including how tos, practical examples, tips, advice and interactive examples of English law in action.


Relied upon by generations of students, this book is a permanent fixture in this everevolving subject.


1. Law and Legal Study 

2. The Rule of Law and Human Rights 

3. Sources of Law: Legislation 

4. Sources of Law: Case Law 

5. Sources of Law: The European Context 

6. The Civil Courts 

7. The Civil Process 

8. Family Law and Courts 

9. The Criminal Courts 

10. The Criminal Process: (1) The Investigation of Crime 

11. The Criminal Process: (2) The Prosecution 

12. The Judiciary 

13. Judicial Reasoning and Politics 

14. The Jury 

15. Arbitration, Tribunal Adjudication and Alternative Dispute Resolution 

16. Legal Services 

17. The Funding of Legal Services