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Personal Bankruptcy Laws For Dummies
by James P Caher ~ Paperback / softback

With tips on understanding -- and surviving -- the new bankruptcy laws If you're considering bankruptcy, you need straightforward answers and reliable advice. This handy guide covers it all -- so you can get your finances in line and your life back on track. This updated new edition covers everyt...

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Wills, Probate, and Inheritance Tax For Dummies
by Julian Knight ~ Paperback / softback

Planning how to pass your estate on doesn?t have to mean complications, legal jargon and huge bills. Wills, Probate and Inheritance Tax For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes you through the process step-by-step and gives you all the information you need to ensure that your affairs are left in good order. I...

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Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies
by Robert S Griswold ~ Paperback / softback

The landlord's essential guide to residential rental law Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to the laws and legalities of renting property. This one-stop legal reference provides both guidance and the correct forms that help landlords avoid tenant issues, which could lead to ...

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Wills and Trusts Kit For Dummies
by Aaron Larson ~ Paperback / softback

Navigate probate, tax issues, and state laws Create an estate plan and protect your family's interests Need a will, but have no idea where to start? This friendly guide shows youhow to prepare a legal will or trust - either on your own or with professional help - and ensure that your wishes are hono...

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Food Law
by Katherine Thompson ~ Paperback / softback

Written by experts, Food Law, Fourth edition is the only book covering food and feed law in England and Wales. Written for practitioners and students, Food Law covers developments, discusses matters of particular difficulty, explains the torrent of legislation putting it in to context and covers rel...

Pre-order - out 30 Apr 2020
Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty
by Richard Butterworth ~ Paperback / softback

This is a fully revised fourth edition of the successful Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty, the invaluable introduction to the police service for new recruits or those considering a policing career. This highly practical guide informs those interested in a career in the police about the gener...

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Commercial Law
by Roy Goode ~ Paperback / softback

From its first publication, this book was acclaimed as the standard text on this field of the law. Now in its fourth edition, it has been completely revised and expanded to take into account the new developments of the last five years. The book lays out both the framework of commercial law and the a...

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Defending the Guilty
by Alex McBride ~ Paperback / softback

Shortlisted for the Crime Writers Award Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction, true crime meets humour in Defending the Guilty by Alex McBride, a hilariously funny and eye-opening Kitchen Confidential of the criminal justice system. Every day, criminal barrister Alex McBride stands up in court and attempts to...

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Cross-examinations in Criminal Trials
by Marcus Stone ~ Paperback / softback

"Cross-Examination in Criminal Trials" provides a systematic analysis of the techniques of cross-examination in criminal practice. It is about tactics and psychologies. The text integrates cross-examination with fact-finding and advocacy generally, including examination-in-chief, re-examination, spe...

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Landmarks in the Law
by Alfred Denning ~ Paperback / softback

"Written in Lord Denning's familiar vivid, staccato style, this entertaining work discusses cases and characters whose names will be known to all readers, grouped together under headings such as High Treason, Freedom of the Press and Murder. There is also ultimately a detailed examination of what De...

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The Art of the Advocate
by Richard Du Cann ~ Paperback / softback

Every day, in every court and tribunal, advocates represent us all - Crown and defendant, landlord and tenant, rich and poor, honest and false alike. What are the duties to court and client? This book surveys the role of advocates at every stage of their work.Author BiographyRichard du Cann (1929-19...

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Law and Society in England 1750-1950
by Rebecca Probert ~ Paperback / softback

Law and Society in England 1750-1950 is an indispensable text for those wishing to study English legal history and to understand the foundations of the modern British state. In this new updated edition the authors explore the complex relationship between legal and social change. They consider the wa...

Pre-order - out 3 Oct 2019
Mustill & Boyd: Commercial Arbitration
by Stewart C. Boyd ~ Hardback

Now in its third edition, Mustill & Boyd: Commercial Arbitration remains the classic, standard work on its subject. Extensively updated since the previous edition, this essential work provides an in-depth guide to the Arbitration Act 1996 and the practice resulting from it. The new edition also incl...

Pre-order - out 22 Jun 2020
The Voice Of The Child
by Graham Upton ~ Paperback / softback

This collection provides a guide to the legal requirements surrounding children's rights. The book discusses the practicalities and problems of listening to the child in educational, social and health settings.

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Law Made Simple
by David Barker ~ Paperback / softback

Are you studying for an A-Level in Law? Are you thinking about reading Law or a related subject at university? Or maybe you already have a place at Law School? If you answered `yes' to any of the above or if you have a general interest in how the Law works, Law Made Simple is the perfect introducti...

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This Guide provides retailers and shopkeepers with practical guidance on how to comply with general food hygiene legislation and related requirements. It is officially recognised by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and agreed with enforcers, industry and other relevant stakeholders. The principle ...

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Judges, Administrators and the Common Law in Angevin England
by Ralph V. Turner ~ Hardback

This collection of essays brings together the author's work on th growth of administrative monarchy in Angevin England, concentrating upon the personnnel of royal government and especially upon the common law courts. It describes the institutions of the English common law during its formative period...

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The Longest Injustice
by Alex Alexandrowicz ~ Paperback / softback

Alex Alexandrowicz spent 22 years in custody protesting his innocence. This book explains how something which began with a plea bargain in the belief that he would serve a 'short' sentence turned into a Kafkaesque nightmare. His 'Prison Chronicles' are placed in perspective by Professor David Wilson...

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Multinational Enterprises and the Law
by Peter Muchlinski ~ Paperback / softback

An ideal text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of international business, international law and international relations, this book offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to the origins and current features of MNE regulation.Author BiographyPeter Muchlinski is the Drape...

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Introduction to Policing and Police Powers
by Leonard Jason-Lloyd ~ Paperback / softback

This book provides clear and comprehensive coverage of the policing system and police powers. Flow charts and diagrams are included to explain key areas as clearly as possible. It addresses the core elements of policing and police powers and the effects of the Human Rights Act 1998 on policing are d...

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Law and the Media
by Lieve Gies ~ Hardback

Introducing readers to the study of law, media and popular culture, this text, using three original case studies, re-examines the assumptions underpinning existing research and suggests alternatives. Arguing that the study of law, media and popular culture should be embedded in the sociology of...

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See You in Court
by Lynn Davis ~ Paperback

'This engaging and perceptive book fills a significant gap in the market. Whilst there are sound textbooks on the content and application of the law to social work practice, courtroom skills have received more complacent attention and Davis now challenges this robustly.In content the book deals comp...

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Small Claims Procedure: a Practice Guide
by Patricia Pearl ~ Paperback

Patricia Pearl has been a solicitor in practice and latterly a Judge in a busy county court until elevation. She is used to hearing actions across the full spectrum of work, including consumer law, debt collection, road traffic and cases related to personal injury, employment and landlord and tenant...

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Quotas in International Environmental Agreements
by Amanda Wolf ~ Paperback / softback

Quotas have been used in international environmental agreements for at least a century and, in tandem with incentive approaches, should continue to be crucial to realizing a sustainable environment. This text is a critical examination of quotas both as regulatory tools and as products of negotiation...

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Student Handbook of Criminal Justice and Criminology
by John Muncie ~ Paperback / softback

This new title is a 'one-stop shop' for those who teach, study or are interested in criminology and the criminal justice systems of the UK. Written by some of the leading criminologists in the country, The Handbook is accessible and reader-friendly, guiding the user through summaries, key terms and ...

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The Misuse of Drugs Act
by Leslie A. King ~ Paperback / softback

In recent years, the use of illegal substances has increased, particularly in the area of "designer" drugs which have rapidly become part of youth culture. This book should help to meet the need for anyone involved in drug control to have up to date information about the subject by providing a chemi...

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The Legal Considerations in Business Financing
by Alan S. Gutterman ~ Hardback

This comprehensive guide to all the essential legal and business considerations in financing the business activities of the modern corporation. Readers are provided with a clear and concise introduction to the legal and contractual framework that governs the major capital raising transactions in whi...

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Evaluating Criminology and Criminal Justice
by Ellen G. Cohn ~ Hardback

Using citation analysis, this study examines the influence and prestige of scholars, journals, and university departments in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. In the tradition of Marvin E. Wolfgang's Evaluating Criminology, the authors apply this quantitative method to evaluate the imp...

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Law in Context
by Celia Wells ~ Hardback

Since the publication of the first edition, this textbook has offered one of the most distinctive and innovative approaches to the study of criminal law. Looking at both traditional and emerging areas, such as public order offences and corporate manslaughter, it offers a broad and thorough perspecti...

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Disabled Access to Facilities
by Ian Waterman ~ Paperback / softback

A practical and comprehensive guide to a service provider's duties under Part III (2004) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

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The Old Bailey and its Trials
by Bernard O'Donnell ~ Hardback

The author attempts to give a comprehensive story of the Old Bailey, and the colorful part it played in the criminal history and administration of justice in England.Author BiographyDonnell /f Bernard

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Appellate Courts in the United States and England
by Delmar Karlen ~ Hardback

This book grew out of an experiment in Anglo-American legal study, in which distinguished American and English jurists studied the appellate courts of each other's countries, with a view to improving such courts in their own. Professor Karlen describes in detail the tribunals observed, and in a fina...

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Construction Contracts
by David Chappell ~ Hardback

Construction professionals of all kinds frequently need legal advice that is straightforward as well as authoritative and legally rigorous. Building on the success of two previous editions, David Chappell returns to provide answers to 225 FAQs from his experience as Specialist Advisor to the RIBA. W...

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The Health Care Provider's Guide to Facing the Malpractice Deposition
by Constance G Uribe M D ~ Paperback / softback

An anesthesiologist chips a patient's tooth during a difficult intubation. A surgeon leaves tiny abrasions on a patient's abdomen during a delicate surgical procedure. And an operating room nurse accidentally nips a patient's finger with a pair of scissors. Not all of these examples of medical mist...

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Banking Across State Lines
by Peter S. Rose ~ Hardback

With full-service nationwide banking on the verge of becoming a reality in the U.S., here is a thoughtful analysis of how it emerged and what its effects will be. Dr. Rose is frankly skeptical. He sees advantages but he also predicts significant disadvantages, mainly in the form of possibly higher f...

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Teaching and the Law
by Jacqui Gilliatt ~ Hardback

The increased accountability of teachers has meant that actions on negligence are a reality. This is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the law for teachers, covering everything from the employment relationship to lesson content and discipline.

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Legal History in the Making

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The Limits of the Criminal Sanction
by Herbert L. Packer ~ Paperback / softback

The argument of this book begins with the proposition that there are certain things we must understand about the criminal sanction before we can begin to talk sensibly about its limits. First, we need to ask some questions about the rationale of the criminal sanction. What are we trying to do by def...

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Fitness To Plead In England And Wales
by Donald Grubin ~ Hardback

The concept of fitness to plead has its origins in the medieval courts of England, where the ritual of court proceedings demanded that accused individuals respond to the charges against them. Being fit to plead, however, has involved into a fundamental principle of British law and those legal system...

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Democratic Sustainability in a New Era of Localism
by John Stanton ~ Hardback

Change and development are going on all around us. On both an international platform, as well as at the local governmental and community level, governments, decision and policy makers constantly strive to improve the world in which we live, seeking to make it better and to improve quality of life. ...

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