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  • The English Legal System by Gary Slapper
    The English Legal System (English, Paperback) Gary Slapper, David Kelly

    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....

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  • Civil Litigation 2018-2019 by Susan Cunningham-Hill
    Civil Litigation 2018-2019 (English, Paperback) Susan Cunningham-Hill, Karen Elder

    This text provides student-focused coverage of the key procedures central to the civil litigation process. Making use of innovative diagrams and two case studies which run throughout the book, the text clearly demonstrates how the procedures fit together, making it the perfect resource for students and trainee solicitors new to practice.

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  • Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19 by Martin Partington
    Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19 (English, Paperback) Martin Partington

    Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, whilst also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates.

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  • Islam and the Rule of Justice by Lawrence Rosen
    Islam and the Rule of Justice (English, Paperback) Lawrence Rosen

    Rosen looks at contemporary Islamic law and separate reality from Western stereotypes, showing it to be quite flexible and effective.

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  • What About Law? by Catherine Barnard
    What About Law? (English, Paperback) Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan

    This new book provides a 'taster' for the study of law; a short, accessible presentation of law as an academic subject.

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  • The Republic and The Laws by Cicero
    The Republic and The Laws (English, Paperback) Cicero

    Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible government written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel,The Laws,...

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  • Law: A Very Short Introduction by Raymond Wacks
    Law: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Raymond Wacks

    Law touches every aspect of our daily lives, and yet the main concepts, terms, and processes of the legal system remain obscure to many. This Very Short Introduction, in its second edition, provides a lucid, accessible guide to modern legal systems, explaining how the law works across our contemporary digital world.

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  • Baltimore Catechism Four by The Third Council of Baltimore
    Baltimore Catechism Four (English, Paperback) The Third Council of Baltimore

    An Explanation of the Baltimore Catechism can be used as a reference work, teacher's manual for the original Baltimore Catechisms, or an advanced textbook. It's fascinating explanations of many little known questions pertaining to our Faith will reward the questioning reader.

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  • Roman Power by W. V. Harris
    Roman Power (English, Hardback) W. V. Harris

    This book explains the growth, durability and eventual shrinkage of Roman imperial power alongside the Roman state's internal power structures.

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  • The Faces of Injustice by Judith N. Shklar
    The Faces of Injustice (English, Paperback) Judith N. Shklar

    Ponders such questions as: How can we distinguish between injustice and misfortune? and What can we learn from the victims of calamity about the sense of injustice they harbour? Shklar formulates a new political and moral theory of injustice.

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  • Roman Law Essentials by Craig Anderson
    Roman Law Essentials (English, Paperback) Craig Anderson

    This study and revision guide provides a clear account of the structure of Roman government and society: its sources and development of Roman Law, the three keystones of Roman Law The Law of Persons, The Law of Things and the Law of Actions and the reception of Roman Law into medieval Canon Law and the Ius Commune.

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  • On Schacht's "Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence" by Muhammad Mustafa Azami
    On Schacht's "Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence" (Multiple languages, Paperback) Muhammad Mustafa Azami

    This in-depth study presents a detailed analysis and critique of Schacht's Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence. Azami's work examines the sources used by Schacht and exposes fundamental flaws in Schacht's methodology. This book is an important contribution to Islamic legal studies from an Islamic perspective.

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  • The English Legal System by Alisdair Gillespie
    The English Legal System (English, Paperback) Alisdair Gillespie, Siobhan Weare

    An engaging guide to the English legal system which helps students new to law develop a critical legal mind. Presenting and critiquing the law in a lively style, this text invites students to question, analyse, and evaluate.

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  • The Economy of Certainty by Aron Zysow
    The Economy of Certainty (English, Paperback) Aron Zysow

    Aron Zysow's 1984 PhD dissertation, 'The Economy of Certainty,' remains the most important treatment of Islamic legal theory in Western scholarship. It continues to be widely read and cited, and is published here in full with updated references, further reflections by the author, and with the addition of a nine-page Foreword by Robert Gleave.

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  • Reinforcing Rule of Law Oversight in the European Union by Carlos Closa
    Reinforcing Rule of Law Oversight in the European Union (English, Paperback) Carlos Closa

    This book provides an analysis of key approaches to rule of law oversight in the EU and identifies deeper theoretical problems.

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  • The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction by Christopher Kelly
    The Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Christopher Kelly

    The Roman Empire was a remarkable achievement. This introduction covers the history of the empire at its height, looking at its people, religions and social structures. It explains how it deployed violence, 'romanisation', and tactical power to develop an astonishingly uniform culture from Rome to its furthest outreaches.

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  • Roman Law by Rafael Domingo
    Roman Law (English, Paperback) Rafael Domingo

    Roman Law: An Introduction offers a clear and accessible introduction to Roman law for students of any legal tradition. In the thousand years between the Law of the Twelve Tables and Justinian's massive Codification, the Romans developed the most sophisticated and comprehensive secular legal system of Antiquity, which remains at the heart of the civil law tradition of Europe, Latin America, and...

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  • Shari'a Scripts by Brinkley Messick
    Shari'a Scripts (English, Hardback) Brinkley Messick

    Shari'a Scripts is a work of historical anthropology focused on Yemen in the early twentieth century. Brinkley Messick uses the writings of the Yemeni past to offer a comprehensive view of the shari'a as a localized and lived phenomenon in a groundbreaking examination of the interpretative range and insights offered by the anthropologist as reader.

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  • The Continuity of Legal Systems in Theory and Practice by Dr. Benjamin Spagnolo
    The Continuity of Legal Systems in Theory and Practice (English, Paperback) Dr. Benjamin Spagnolo

    The Continuity of Legal Systems in Theory and Practice examines a persistent and fascinating question about the continuity of legal systems: when is a legal system existing at one time the same legal system that exists at another time? The book's distinctive approach to this question is to combine abstract critical analysis of two of the most developed theories of legal systems, those of Hans...

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  • A History of Australian Tort Law 1901-1945 by Mark Lunney
    A History of Australian Tort Law 1901-1945 (English, Hardback) Mark Lunney

    Through tort law development, this book adopts a new and innovative approach to writing legal history in Australia.

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