Routledge-Cavendish – 2010 – 400 pages
Whether you are engaged in the study of law, are considering studying law at university, are a business professional or want to find out more about the law in general, Slapper and Kelly's English Law offers a clear, lively and reliable point of entry to the law in England and Wales.
Presented in an easy-to-read style, it provides readers with an accurate explanation of how the English legal system currently works and the content of English law in all its key areas of operation, including criminal law, contract law and the law of negligence.
An invaluable introduction, English Law is an excellent resource for students of the English legal system and English law, as well as for professionals and general readers.
1. Introduction to Law. 2. Sources of Law. 3. Civil and Criminal Court structures. 4. The Judiciary. 5. The Criminal Law. 6. The Law of Contract. 7. The Law of Negligence. 8. The Civil Process. 9. The Criminal Process. 10. Legal Services
Gary Slapper, LLB, LLM, PhD, PGCE (Law), is Professor of Law, and Director of the Centre for Law, at The Open University, and writes a legal column for The Times.
David Kelly, BA, BA (Law), PhD, is Principal Lecturer in Law, and Director of the Centre for Critical Legal Studies, at Staffordshire University.