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viii, 195 pages ; 25 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
viii, 210 pages ; 30 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Money laundering
  • Terrorism financing
  • Measuring effectiveness
  • The "all crimes" approach
  • The meaning of suspicion
  • The application of the concept of suspicion in the context of the money laundering offences
  • The application of the test of suspicion in the context of the disclosure offences
  • The case for reforming the suspicion threshold
  • Criminal property and mixed funds
  • The scope of reporting
  • The meaning of consent
  • Information sharing
  • Enhancing the consent regime and alternative approaches
  • Consultation questions.
"In December 2017 the Home Office asked the Law Commission to review the anti-money laundering regime in Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. And the counter-terrorism financing regime in Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000. This is to make one aspect of the UK anti-money laundering law – known as the ‘consent regime’ – even more effective. The review will focus on the consent provisions in: 2002 Act: Sections 327 to 329 and Sections 335, 336 and 338 [and] 2000 Act: Sections 21 to 21ZC. The review will also consider the disclosure offences in Sections 330 to 333A of the 2002 Act. And Sections 19, 21A and 21D of the 2000 Act. The review aims to analyse and produce proposals addressing the problems with the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist finance reporting regimes."-- Publisher's website.
Law Library (Crown)
xxi, 229 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction / Anthony Page and Wilfrid Prest
  • Rationalising the common law : Blackstone and his predecessors / Michael Lobban
  • The "least repulsive" work on a "repulsive subject" : Jeremy Bentham on William Blackstone's commentaries on the laws of England / Philip Schofield
  • Blackstone, expositor and censor of law both made and found / Jessie Allen
  • William Blackstone, Edward Gibbon and Thomas Winchester : the case for an Oxford enlightenment / Ian Doolittle
  • Rational dissent and Blackstone's Commentaries / Anthony Page
  • Blackstone, parliamentary sovereignty and his Irish critics / Ultán Gillen
  • Blackstone, family law and the exclusion of the half blood in inheritance / Tim Stretton
  • Blackstone and women / Carolyn Steedman
  • Professing law in the shadow of the commentaries / David Lieberman
  • Hammond's Blackstone and the historical school of American jurisprudence / David M. Rabban
  • "A very narrowing effect upon our profession" : a progressive jurist confronts Blackstone / John V. Orth
  • Blackstone's posthumous reputation / Wilfrid Prest.
William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-69) is perhaps the most elegant and influential legal text in the history of the common law. By one estimate, Blackstone has been cited well over 10,000 times in American judicial opinions alone. Prominent in recent reassessment of Blackstone and his works, Wilfrid Prest also convened the Adelaide symposia which have now generated two collections of essays: Blackstone and his Commentaries: Biography, Law, History (2009), and Re-Interpreting Blackstone's Commentaries: A Seminal Text in National and International Contexts (2014). This third collection focuses on Blackstone's critics and detractors. Leading scholars examine the initial reception of the Commentaries in the context of debates over law, religion and politics in eighteenth-century Britain and Ireland. Having shown Blackstone's volumes to be a contested work of the Enlightenment, the remaining chapters assess critical responses to Blackstone on family law, the status of women and legal education in Britain and America. While Blackstone and his Commentaries have been widely lauded and memorialised in marble, this volume highlights the extent to which they have also attracted censure, controversy and disparagement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781509910458 20180604
Law Library (Crown)
clx, 812 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Preface
  • Nature of the subject
  • Creation of agency
  • Authority of agents
  • Agency of necesity
  • Sub-agency
  • Duties of agents towards their principals
  • Rights of agents against their principals
  • Relations between principals and third parties
  • Relations between agents and third parties
  • Termination of authority
  • Commercial agents
  • Conflict of laws.
Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency is the essential reference source for commercial practitioners. Part of the long-established Common Law Library, this new edition brings together all relevant aspects of law and how they relate to agency agreements, including contract law, administrative law, tort, commercial/company law, the law of property and the conflict of laws. Frequently cited in courts both in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, Bowstead & Reynolds on Agency 21st edition covers the role of both agent and principal and offers explanation, advice and interpretation that will give you a better understanding of the law. Provides full and authoritative interpretation and explanation of the law of agency Goes through the creation of an agency agreement Examines the authority of agents - expressed, implied and presumed Sets out the duties of agents towards their principals, covering both duties of performance and fiduciary duties Covers the rights of agents, including issues of remuneration, indemnity and lien Details the relationships between principals and third parties and agents and third parties Considers the termination of agreements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780414062078 20180717
Law Library (Crown)
x, 225 pages ; 24 cm
  • Regulatory parity in post-Brexit UK-EU financial regulation : EU norms, international financial standards, or a hybrid model? / Eilís Ferran
  • The UK financial market : free movement of persons / Catherine Barnard
  • EU financial governance after Brexit : the rise of technocracy and the absorption of the UK's withdrawal / Niamh Moloney
  • The UK's third-country status following Brexit : post-Brexit models, third-country equivalence, and Switzerland / Kern Alexander
  • The "default option", the WTO, and cross-border financial services trade after Brexit / Andrew Lang.
This timely book examines the legal and regulatory implications of Brexit for financial services. The UK's withdrawal from the EU is likely to have significant market, political, and policy consequences for the UK financial system, for the single market and the euro area, and for the international financial system. As the UK disentangles its financial system from the EU, law will matter to a profound extent. Treaties, legislation, and regulation, at UK, EU, and international levels, and the many dynamics and interests which drive them, will frame and shape the ultimate settlement between the UK and the EU. Law will also shape how the EU financial system develops post-Brexit and how the international financial system responds. Written by leading authorities in the field, this book addresses and contextualises the legal, regulatory, and policy issues across five dimensions, which correspond to the major legal spheres engaged: financial regulation implications and market access consequences for the UK financial system; labour law and free movement consequences for the UK financial system; the implications internally for EU financial governance and the euro area; the implications and relevance of the EEA/EFTA financial services market; and the trade law and World Trade Organization law implications.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781509915804 20180409
Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 336 pages ; 25 cm
  • Foreword / Diana Wallis
  • Introduction / Oonagh E. Fitzgerald and Eva Lein
  • Brexit and international trade : one year after the referendum / Valerie Hughes
  • Squaring the circle : the search for an accommodation between the European Union and the United Kingdom / Armand de Mestral
  • Renegotiating the EU-UK trade relationship : lessons from NAFTA / David A. Gantz
  • Trade policy in the age of populism : why the new bilateralism will not work / Thomas Cottier
  • Brexit and financial services : navigating through the complexity of exit scenarios / Maziar Peihani
  • How does it feel to be a third country? : the consequences of Brexit for financial market law / Matthias Lehmann and Dirk Zetzsche
  • Cross-border insolvencies after Brexit : views from the United Kingdom and Continental Europe / Howard P. Morris, Gabriel Moss, Federico M. Mucciarelli, and Christoph G. Paulus
  • Failing financial institutions : how will Brexit impact cross-border cooperation in recovery, reconstruction and insolvency processes? / Dorothy Livingston
  • UK patent law and copyright law after Brexit : potential consequences / Luke McDonagh
  • Effect of Brexit on trademarks, designs and other "Europeanized" areas of intellectual property law in the United Kingdom / Marc Mimler
  • Brexit and environmental law : the rocky road ahead / Markus Gehring and Freedom-Kai Phillips
  • Advancing environmental justice in a post-Brexit United Kingdom / Damilola S. Olawuyi
  • Brexit and international environmental law / Richard Macrory and Joe Newbigin
  • Brexit, Brexatom, the environment and future international relations / Stephen Tromans
  • Lessons from Brexit : reconciling international and constitutional aspirations / Oonagh E. Fitzgerald
  • Brexit and human rights / Colm O'Cinneide
  • Brexit : can the United Kingdom change its mind? / Helen Mountfield
  • Conclusion / Oonagh E. Fitzgerald and Eva Lein.
An unprecedented political, economic, social, and legal storm was unleashed by the United Kingdom's June 2016 referendum to leave the European Union and the government's response to the vote. After decades of strengthening European integration and independence, Brexit necessitates a deep understanding of its international law implications on both sides of the English Channel in order to chart the stormy seas of negotiating and advancing beyond separation. In Complexity's Embrace, international law practitioners and academics from the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada and the United States look beyond the rhetoric of "Brexit Means Brexit" and "no agreement is better than a bad agreement" to explain the challenges that need to be addressed in the diverse fields of trade, financial services, insolvency, intellectual property, environment, and human rights. The authors in this volume articulate, with unvarnished clarity, the international law implications of Brexit, providing policy makers, commentators, the legal community, and civil society with critical information they need to participate in negotiating their future within or outside Europe. Complexity's Embrace explores the many unprecedented questions about the UK's future trading arrangements. Contributors include Thomas Cottier, Armand de Mestral, Oonagh E. Fitzgerald, David A. Gantz, Markus Gehring, Valerie Hughes, Matthias Lehmann, Eva Lein, Dorothy Livingston, Richard Macrory, Luke McDonagh, Marc Mimler, Howard P. Morris, Gabriel Moss, Helen Mountfield, Federico M. Mucciarelli, Joe Newbigin, Colm O'Cinneide, Damilola S. Olawuyi, Christoph G. Paulus, Maziar Peihani, Freedom-Kai Phillips, Stephen Tromans, Diana Wallis, and Dirk Zetzsche.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781928096634 20180730
Law Library (Crown)
liii, 556 pages ; 25 cm.
  • The meaning of a constitution
  • Separation of powers
  • Rule of law
  • The legislative supremacy of Parliament
  • Parliament
  • The European Union
  • The structure of the United Kingdom and devolution
  • Primary and secondary legislation
  • EU law
  • Constitutional conventions
  • Judge-made law
  • The royal prerogative
  • The nature of judicial review
  • The grounds for judicial review
  • Judicial review remedies
  • Tribunals, inquiries, and the ombudsmen remedy
  • Freedom and liberties in the UK
  • Freedom of expression
  • Police powers
  • Freedom of assembly and public order.
Law Library (Crown)
xxxvi, 193 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introductory observations
  • Contractual estoppel : general principle
  • Applications
  • Entire agreement and non-reliance clauses
  • Limits
  • Limits : controls over exclusion clauses
  • Contractual estoppel in the family of estoppels.
This book is the first comprehensive account of contractual estoppel. Contractual estoppel is a new and exciting development in the common law, widely employed and of considerable practical utility. The concept has been noticed by academics, mostly to be criticised as anomaly, misnomer and an objectionable policy choice, and commentary on the concept has been limited to recitation and critique of a few principal cases. Yet this book examines numerous judicial decisions which apply or discuss contractual estoppel, and offers a full and systematic exploration of its origin, principled basis, practical applications and limits. In this new title, the author, Alexander Trukhtanov, responds to policy objections and seeks to answer the charge that contractual estoppel is a misnomer, anomaly or distortion of reliance-based categories of estoppel, by showing that contractual estoppel is its own category of legal estoppel. The book is a single point of reference for a systematic and organised exposition of the subject and an explanation of how it fits into existing law. It is practice-oriented but engages with important conceptual points. Contractual Estoppel will be of interest to practitioners, whether draftsmen, litigators or advocates, as well as academics and post-graduate students of contract law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138208537 20180205
Law Library (Crown)
xiv, 209 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Criminal misconduct and the Constitution
  • The limits of criminal misconduct
  • Republican foundations : holding officials to account in criminal law
  • MPs' criminal liability : tackling personal corruption
  • UK political corruption and the role of the criminal law.
Democracy cannot function if the public loses faith in politicians, and that faith will be lost if politicians abuse their power with impunity. This book analyses the criminal offence of misconduct in office, and explains how it should be used, along with other measures, to hold politicians to account for abuse of their position.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198823704 20180730
Law Library (Crown)
cclxxxii, 1196 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface
  • The nature of judicial review
  • Claimants, interested parties and interveners
  • Defendants and decisions subject to judicial review
  • Concepts of jurisdiction and lawful administration
  • Illegality
  • Procedural fairness : introduction, history and comparative perspectives
  • Procedural fairness : entitlement and content
  • Procedural fairness : exceptions
  • Procedural fairness : fettering of discretion
  • Procedural fairness : bias and conflict of interest
  • Substantive review and justification
  • Legitimate expectations
  • Convention rights as grounds for judicial review
  • Review under European Union law
  • The historical development of judicial review remedies and procedures
  • CPR pt 54 claims for judicial review
  • Other judicial review proceedings
  • Judicial review remedies
  • Monetary remedies in judicial review.
De Smith is the leading work on the history, principles and practice of judicial review. The new edition reflects the continuing importance and complexity of judicial review, and incorporates recent developments in the area. Frequently cited in judgments, De Smith's status as an authoritative account of the law is widely recognised. "Passes with distinction the only test that matters to lawyers who are advising clients, or to judges who have to decide cases: it supplies the answers to complex legal problems ... it is superbly written." - The Times The new edition deals with domestic grounds of review, challenges under the Human Rights Act 1998 and the use of European Community law in judicial review. It: Provides solutions to the most complex legal problems relating to judicial review. Analyses both the theoretical foundations of the subject and its practice. Supplies comprehensive guidance on what to do at every stage of an action for judicial review. Explains the impact of the latest case law and procedural developments. Sets judicial review in the context of the fast-changing administrative justice system (including "proportionate dispute resolution", the new tribunal system, recourse to ombudsmen). Draws on relevant experience from other Commonwealth jurisdictions, especially Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand and South Africa. Additionally, the new edition: Covers the history, theoretical foundations and principles of judicial review. Explains the scope of judicial review Provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on the practice and procedure of judicial review. Deals comprehensively with all grounds of challenge, including illegality, procedural impropriety, substantive review, Convention rights and European Community grounds. Clarifies complex changes in substantive review, including proportionality and legitimate expectations, against a background of a developing "culture of justification". Sets out the principles underlying each area of judicial review Sets out the context of judicial review and its scope, considering at the outset a number of issues which guide De Smith's approach Considers the context in which judicial review is but one of a number of possible avenues of redress for aggrieved citizens Examines those who may initiate a claim for judicial review (claimants); who have a right to be a party (interested parties) and those who may seek permission from the court to make submissions as interveners. Considers the often complex and controversial questions of which defendants and decisions are subject to judicial review Deals comprehensively with the grounds of review in the following categories: illegality, lack of procedural fairness and irrationality or unreasonableness (Substantive Review and Justification) Full coverage of procedures and remedies, funding and costs.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780414064041 20180717
Law Library (Crown)
lxxx, 409 pages ; 26 cm
  • Preface to the second edition
  • Preface to the first edition
  • The propert time for performance
  • The importance of timely performance
  • Performance due on a contingency
  • The obligation and its performance
  • Excuses for failure to perform on time
  • The effect of failure to perform on time
  • Specific relief
  • Notices making time of the essence
  • Damages for delay
  • Withholding performance
  • Termination
  • Frustrating delay
  • Express contractual provisions.
This is the only work to focus on the subject and includes consideration of variations in practice in different sectors. The second edition includes a new chapter on express contractual provisions relating to delay, with specific reference to construction contracts, charterparties, sale of goods and contracts for the sale of land.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198792321 20180530
Law Library (Crown)
xxi, 174 pages ; 25 cm
  • Preface
  • Equality
  • European perspectives
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Age and ageism
  • Disability
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race, colour, ethnicity and migrant workers
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex equality
  • Sexual orientation and gender reassignment
  • Discrimination in the workplace.
Discrimination and the Law provides an exploration and evaluation of discrimination law, focusing primarily on discrimination in employment. Introducing readers to the concepts of equality and the historical origins of discrimination law, Malcolm Sargeant explores the wider political, social and economic contexts through which discrimination law has evolved. The second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes a new chapter considering discrimination against trade unionists, discrimination against `non-standard' workers as well as the public sector equality duty. The book begins with an examination of what is meant by such concepts as equality and discrimination followed by an analysis of the Equality Act 2010 and the impact of EU and international law. All the protected characteristics contained in the Equality Act 2010 are critically considered (age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation). Issues not covered by the legislation such as those relating to multiple discrimination and caste discrimination are also analysed. Important cases from the UK courts as well as international courts are considered. The book also contains an appendix with the most relevant parts of the 2010 Act. Important cases are highlighted in the text and some reflections as the basis for further discussion are included at the end of each chapter. This is an essential introduction to the wide-ranging law relating to discrimination in the UK for law, HRM and business students.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138702356 20180306
Law Library (Crown)
xlii, 470 pages ; 25 cm
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Basic concepts
  • The adversarial trial
  • The burden and standard of proof
  • Witnesses I : competency and compellability
  • Witnesses II : vulnerable witnesses
  • Witnesses III : examination and cross-examination
  • The privilege against self-incrimination and the right to silence
  • Confession evidence
  • Improperly obtained evidence
  • Suspect evidence corroboration and identification
  • Character evidence
  • Hearsay evidence
  • Opinion evidence
  • Public interest immunity.
Evidence: Law and Context explains the key concepts of evidence law in England and Wales clearly and concisely, set against the backdrop of the broader political and theoretical contexts. The book focuses on the essential topics commonly found on Evidence courses covering both criminal evidence and civil evidence. It takes a contextual approach discussing how wider policy debates and societal trends have impacted upon the recent evolution of the law in order to provide students with an explanation as to how and why the law has developed. The fifth edition has been revised to include: coverage of R v Hunter 2015 and its impact on good character evidence; developments in procedures relating to young and vulnerable witnesses; and more in-depth coverage of key cases. Learning points summarise the major principles and rules covered and practical examples are used throughout the text to give better understanding as to how the technical rules are applied in practice. Self-test questions are included in the book, helping students to test their understanding and prepare for assessment. Well written, clear and with a logical structure throughout, it contains all the information necessary for any undergraduate evidence law module.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138054981 20180828
Law Library (Crown)
xvii, 234 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The court framework in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England
  • Violence and theft in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England
  • Law and land-holding in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Law and land-holding in Anglo-Norman England
  • Angevin reform
  • Crime and the Angevin reforms
  • Law and land-holding in Angevin England
  • Magna carta and the formation of the English common law.
The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at the Norman Conquest. Within a strong interpretative framework, it also integrates legal developments with wider changes in the thought, society, and politics of the time. Rather than simply tracing elements of the common law back to their Anglo-Saxon, Norman or other origins, John Hudson examines and analyses the emergence of the common law from the interaction of various elements that developed over time, such as the powerful royal government inherited from Anglo-Saxon England and land holding customs arising from the Norman Conquest. Containing a new chapter charting the Anglo-Saxon period, as well as a fully revised Further Reading section, this new edition is an authoritative yet highly accessible introduction to the formation of the English common law and is ideal for students of history and law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138189331 20171121
Law Library (Crown)
xvii, 234 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Editor's Preface to First Edition Author's Preface to First Edition Author's Preface to Second Edition Abbreviations CHAPTER 1 Introduction The concept of law The functions of law Disputing and negotiating English common law The formation of the English common law CHAPTER 2 The Court Framework in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England The king's court Local and itinerant justices Shire courts Hundred courts Seignorial courts Urban courts Ecclesiastical courts Conclusions CHAPTER 3 Violence and Theft in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England Bricstan's case Offences, offenders, and motives Prevention and police Trial Punishment and compensation Conclusions CHAPTER 4 Law and Land-holding in Anglo-Saxon England Aescwynn of Stonea, Ogga of Mildenhall, Wulfstan of Dalham and their gifts to the church of Ely The forms of land Land, lordship, and law The customary framework Disputes Conclusions CHAPTER 5 Law and Land-holding in Anglo-Norman England Land, lordship, and law The forms of land-holding The customary framework: control of land held in fee Disputes Anglo-Norman land law and common law property Conclusions CHAPTER 6 Angevin Reform Kingship, Stephen's reign, and Angevin reform The eyre Chronology The stages and nature of reform Henry II and reform The administrator's mentality Conclusions CHAPTER 7 Crime and the Angevin Reforms Ailward's case Classification The continuation of traditional methods Presentment and the extension of royal authority The limits of royal authority Conclusions CHAPTER 8 Law and Land-holding in Angevin England Abbot Samson of Bury St Edmunds New procedures The impact of change Conclusions CHAPTER 9 Magna Carta and the Formation of the English Common Law King John and the administration of justice Magna Carta Law and legal expertise The common law Concluding comparisons Glossary Note on sources Further reading Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138189348 20171227
The Formation of English Common Law provides a comprehensive overview of the development of early English law, one of the classic subjects of medieval history. This much expanded second edition spans the centuries from King Alfred to Magna Carta, abandoning the traditional but restrictive break at the Norman Conquest. Within a strong interpretative framework, it also integrates legal developments with wider changes in the thought, society, and politics of the time. Rather than simply tracing elements of the common law back to their Anglo-Saxon, Norman or other origins, John Hudson examines and analyses the emergence of the common law from the interaction of various elements that developed over time, such as the powerful royal government inherited from Anglo-Saxon England and land holding customs arising from the Norman Conquest. Containing a new chapter charting the Anglo-Saxon period, as well as a fully revised Further Reading section, this new edition is an authoritative yet highly accessible introduction to the formation of the English common law and is ideal for students of history and law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138189348 20171227
Green Library

16. Gender and the law [2018]

xiii, 257 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction
  • Legal theories
  • Women's evolving legal status
  • Beyond the gender binary?
  • Employment
  • Regulating relationships
  • Gender norms in the criminal courts
  • Consent
  • Sexual offences
  • Reproductive bodies
  • Regulating pornography and prostitution.
Gender and the Law provides an ideal introduction to gender and feminist theory for students. Beginning with an overview of traditional notions of gender, the book establishes the key feminist and queer legal theories. It provides a basic structure and overview upon which students can build their understanding of some of the complex and controversial topics and debates around gender. Structured thematically, the book explores many fascinating and controversial legal issues, including issues of transgender rights; equal pay and equality in the workplace; societal changes and challenges within the regulation of personal relationships; the law surrounding consent and sexual offences; the role of gender norms in the criminal courts; legal regulation of prostitution and pornography; and the ways in which the law has responded to societal changes surrounding reproduction. With `thinking points' and `further reading' suggestions within each chapter, the authors encourage an engagement with critique and theory in order to understand this dynamic and challenging field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138280892 20180730
Law Library (Crown)
xv, 241 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction / Rosemary Auchmuty
  • Contract law / Máiréad Enright
  • Tort law / Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley
  • Public law / Harriet Samuels
  • Criminal law / Caroline Derry
  • Land law / Ambreena Manji
  • Equity and trusts / Nick Piška
  • EU law / Alina Tryfonidou
  • International law and human rights / Nora Honkala
  • Family law / Alison Diduck and Felicity Kaganas
  • Employment/labour law / Rachel Horton
  • Health law, medicine and ethics / Marie Fox and Jaime Lindsey
  • Company law and corporate governance / Sally Wheeler
  • Intellectual property law / Catherine Easton
  • Jurisprudence/legal theory / Joanne Conaghan
  • Legal history / Rosemary Auchmuty
  • Law and literautre/literary jurisprudence / Melanie L. Williams
  • Sexuality / Rosemary Auchmuty
  • Legal professionals / Lisa Webley.
The first textbook to consider gender perspectives in relation to the whole undergraduate law curriculum in England and Wales. Gender is of central importance in every area of law and every area of people's lives but is rarely mentioned in the formal LLB syllabus; this book is designed to fill some of those gaps. Eighteen chapters, written by experts in the field, cover all the core modules on the English LLB together with 11 of the most popular options. Aimed at students and lecturers on undergraduate and postgraduate Gender and Law modules, the book will also be useful for all LLB and LLM students studying English law, who may use it to accompany their studies from their first to their final year, and also for prospective law students, legal scholars from outside England and Wales, and scholars in other disciplines.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137610997 20180730
Law Library (Crown)
128 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives : with an explanation of the original curse of subjection passed upon the woman, in an humble address to the legislature
  • Remarks on Mrs. Muilman's letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield (1750)
  • Appendix one: Responses from the weekly miscellany (1736, 1737)
  • Appendix two: Excerpts from The lawes resolutions of womens rights (1632), Baron and feme: a treatise of the common law concerning husbands and wives (1700), and the Treatise of feme coverts; or, the lady's law
  • Appendix three: Excerpts from the Sarah Chapone-Samuel Richardson correspondence, with passages from The hardships of the English laws in relation to wives.
Susan Paterson Glover here presents, in modern type, a critical edition of the first printed work by an English woman writer, Sarah Chapone, on the inequity of the common law regime for married women. Glover's extended, original introduction provides an account of Chapone's life; a discussion of the influence of Mary Astell's work on Chapone's thought and work; and a review of the legal status of women in England's eighteenth century, with particular attention to marriage and the doctrine of coverture and the relations of women, law, and property. It concludes by acknowledging the importance of this text to any consideration of the evolution of a discourse of "rights" for women in the Anglo-American legal tradition, and its contribution to a movement for property rights and women's equality whose genesis is generally located in the legislative changes of the nineteenth century. The edition contains valuable appendices including, among other writings, excerpts from Chapone's correspondence with Samuel Richardson; excerpts of responses to Chapone's work from the Weekly Miscellany; and excerpts from contemporary legal literature. Also included is an annotated text of Chapone's pamphlet on the Muilman controversy, Remarks on Mrs. Muilman's Letter to the Right Honourable The Earl of Chesterfield (London, 1750).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781409450771 20180611
Law Library (Crown)
lii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Legal policy and framework on trafficking / Michelle Brewer and Philippa Southwell
  • Determination of trafficking status / Louise Hooper
  • Age disputes in immigration and criminal proceedings / Shu Shin Luh
  • Criminal offences of trafficking / Ben Douglas-Jones
  • Criminal defences available to victims of trafficking / Ben Douglas-Jones
  • Victims of human trafficking : at the police station / Steven Birds, Bernie Gravett and Philippa Southwell
  • Criminal court process / Felicity Gerry, Paramjit Ahluwalia, Philippa Southwell, Michelle Brewer and Ben Douglas-Jones
  • Special measures for victims of trafficking / Michelle Brewer, Rachel Witkin, Eileen Walsh, Felicity Gerry and Philippa Southwell
  • Criminal appeal process / Philippa Southwell, Michelle Brewer and Ben Douglas-Jones
  • International protection claims brought by victims of human trafficking and modern slavery / Gemma Loughran
  • Safeguarding child and adult victims of trafficking and immigration detention / Christine Beddoe and Shu Shin Luh
  • Compensation for victims of trafficking / Maya Sikand
  • Public funding for victims of trafficking / Steven Birds and Lindsay Cundall
  • Extradition / Mary Westcott
  • Trafficking operations and modus operandi / Steve Harvey, Philippa Southwell and Christine Beddoe
  • Ethics / Felicity Gerry and Philippa Southwell.
Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Law and Practice is a concise, practical, guide to modern slavery and human trafficking law and procedure, in a step by step format, covering all aspects of representing victims of human trafficking and the law surrounding this. Its cross-discipline approach offers practical guidance for criminal and immigration practitioners unfamiliar with each side of these practice areas. Covers the following areas: Introduction - legal background, framework, domestic and international; Definition of a trafficking victim; Determination of status as a victim of trafficking; Criminal - non punishment etc; Criminal - victim protection etc; Immigration/International protection; Trafficking and the European Convention on Human Rights; Relevance of NRM decisions and interplay with the international protection/immigration claim/deportation etc. Covers the following legislation and case law: The Modern Slavery Act 2015 Palermo Protocol 2000 Refugee Convention on Human Rights 1951 A large number of cases involving victims of trafficking have gone through the appeal courts in recent years. Despite the Court of Appeal in those cases heavily criticising police, prosecutors and defence lawyers who failed to identify and act upon claims of trafficking, victims are still slipping through the net and being convicted when they should not be. All practitioners who work in the field of modern slavery and human trafficking will know there is a hybrid of legal issues for any one case and practitioners will need to be alive to all legal issues. This book aims to be a concise, manageable text for criminal and immigration practitioners alike and acts as a quick reference source for use by practitioners at court and at all stages through the justice and immigration system, as well as having appeal to the judiciary, students, academics and law enforcement agencies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784519339 20180730
Law Library (Crown)
170 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Foreword / Chantal-Aimée Doerries
  • Strategy and why it is important / Nicholas Luckman
  • Barristers' finance / Howard Sears
  • Practice management and business development / Paul Martenstyn, Alex Taylor
  • International development / David Grief
  • Marketing and branding / Natalie Hearn, Rachel Murray, Lindsay Scott
  • Recruitment and talent management / Nick Rees
  • Women in law / David Barnes
  • Wellbeing / Nicholas Hill
  • Compliance and risk management / Christine Kings
  • Technology @ the bar / Felicity Schneider
  • Pro bono/CSR / Chris Broom.
The business of running a barristers' chambers has changed immensely over recent years. The traditional image of chambers has been, in many respects, confined to the past and they are now, in large part, run as modern, highly efficient, businesses often with an international reach. The role of the barristers' clerk continues to be vital to managing and developing the practice of independent sole practitioners operating under the umbrella of a chambers. However, the ever-changing face of the legal profession has necessitated that clerks, and chambers, adapt to the fresh demands of the new business environment. In addition to the now multi-faceted role of the clerks, the management and administrative structure of many chambers today often includes CEOs, accountants, HR and marketing teams. This practical guide, edited by David Barnes, Chief Executive & Director of Clerking at 39 Essex Chambers, provides readers with in-depth insight and advice into the management of chambers including business strategy, international development, talent management and compliance.The book features chapters from some of the most prominent clerks and CEOs currently working within the world of the Bar, as well as experts in accounting and recruitment.
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