Law round-up

February 28, 2008

Cases and Materials on the English Legal System

Author: Michael Zander

Edition: Tenth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Price: £29.99

ISBN 9780521675406

This is a companion volume to The Law-Making Process but can also be used as a stand-alone tool for learning.

Handbook for Expert Witnesses in Children Act Cases

Authors: The Rt Hon Lord Justice Wall

Edition: Second

Publisher: Jordans

Price: £30.00

ISBN 9781846610349

This book, written by a judge, aims to dispel misunderstandings and to help doctors and other professionals to an understanding of recent legal developments. Aimed at expert witnesses and judges, it is suitable as a guide to Children Act cases.

Buying Social Justice

Author: Christopher McCrudden

Edition: First

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Price: £39.99 and £100.00

ISBN 9780199232437 and 32420

The main thrust of the argument by McCrudden, a professor of human rights law and fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, is that governments in the developing world that use their contracting power to reduce discrimination and promote equality can be efficient and legitimate agents in obtaining social justice.

Stamp Duty Land Tax

Author: Reg Nock

Edition: Second

Publisher: Jordans

Price: £65.00

ISBN 9781846610578

This updated guide aims to provide answers to the essential questions concerning Stamp Duty Land Tax.

Service Charges: Law and Practice

Authors: Philip Freedman, Eric Shapiro and Brian Slater

Edition: Fourth

Publisher: Jordans

Price: £45.00

ISBN 9781846610417

This fourth edition has been updated to include the latest regulations under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and to incorporate new developments in the field. The practical guide is supported by specimen service charge clauses, model accounts, notices and certificates.

Plato and Modern Law

Editor: Richard O. Brookes

Edition: First

Publisher: Ashgate

Price: £175.00

ISBN 9780754624882

This collection of modern writings argues that Plato's teachings can be applied when seeking resolutions for many legal conflicts. Leading interpreters of Plato are included. Brookes supplies an introduction and an extensive bibliography.

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