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  1. A Critical Introduction to Law

    4th Edition

    By Wade Mansell

    Challenging the usual introductions to the study of law, A Critical Introduction to Law argues that law is inherently political and reflects the interests of the few even while presenting itself as neutral. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides contemporary examples to demonstrate...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The English Legal System

    2015-2016, 16th Edition

    By Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    Slapper and Kelly’s The English Legal System explains and critically assesses how our law is made and applied. Annually updated, this authoritative textbook clearly describes the legal rules of England and Wales and their collective influence as a sociocultural institution. This latest edition of...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Optimize Criminal Law

    By John Hendy, Odette Hutchinson

    Series: Optimize

    The Optimize series is designed to show you how to apply your knowledge in assessment. These concise revision guides cover the most commonly taught topics, and provide you with the tools to: Understand the law and remember the details · using diagrams and tables throughout to demonstrate how the...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Legal English

    4th Edition

    By Rupert Haigh

    English is the dominant language of international business relations, and a good working knowledge of the language is essential for today’s legal or business professional. Written with the needs of both practitioners and students in mind, Legal English provides a comprehensive and highly practical...

    Published February 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Company Law

    By Chris Shepherd, Ann Ridley

    Series: Key Facts Key Cases

    Key Facts Key Cases Company Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Company Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for: - Shares - Capital Maintenance - Failure and Liquidation - Directors - Borrowing Ann Ridley is Interim Dean, Business and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Excursions in the Law

    By Peter Heerey

    In 40 years as a barrister and judge Peter Heerey AM QC has observed and sometimes taken part in memorable legal events. This work is partly a collection of recollections; a murder trial, a Privy Council appeal, the leading High Court decision on the liability for barristers’ negligence and the...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Federation Press

  7. Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions

    By Ryan Malphurs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights Rhetoric

    Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing

    Edited by Arabella Lyon, Lester C Olson

    Rhetoric scholars have articulated diverse approaches to both civil and human rights as political, ethical, and academic discourses. “Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing” initiates important interdisciplinary conversations within human rights rhetoric concerning the construction of rights...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge