Understanding the Law by Geoffrey Rivlin
Understanding the Law is an engaging and accessible introduction to the law. Geoffrey Rivlin provides a wealth of fascinating detail about the legal system and the many people who participate in it, from judges to MPs and police officers. The book describes how laws are made and how cases are tried, and includes chapters on the principles involved in the administration of justice, the development of the common law, the constitution, legal professions, and courts. An updated selection of real-life cases help bring the book to life, and there are questions to accompany each chapter to encourage the reader to engage with the material. This book is ideal for anyone considering a career in the law, preparing for university, or embarking on a law course at school or college.