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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Pub Ltd
Publication date August 6, 2007
Pages 320
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780007221073
ISBN-10 000722107X
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $15.95
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Summary
A clear, accessible and irreverent guide to how the UK's legal machine works.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A clear, accessible and irreverent guide to how the UK's legal machine works. Traditionally, the Law has been shrouded in mystery, and to most of us, it seems impenetrable and hugely complicated. But in today's world, our need to understand it is rapidly growing. Existing book are either dry, academic, aimed solely at student readerships, esoteric in style, or argumentative for this or that change in the law. How the Law Works is different. It offers clear, critical and intelligent coverage to enable us to make sense of those things that matter most to us in our day-to-day life, and which are discussed in current affairs. Anyone who wants to know about Law or who has come up against the legal system in one way or another needs this book. Contents include: / Why we need law / Where the legal system came from / Judges / Lawyers / Criminal Law / Juries / Punishment / Civil Law / Compensation Culture / Case Law / Parliament / Human Rights Law

Editions
Hardcover
3 edition from Routledge (October 21, 2013)
9780415816342 | details & prices | 303 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $160.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780007221073 Book cover for 9781138914971
 
4th edition from Routledge (April 26, 2016)
9781138914971 | details & prices | 308 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $42.95
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