The Law Commission (England & Wales) Official website of the statutory independent body created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to keep the law under review and to recommend reform where it is needed.
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Codes & Legislation
(2 days ago) The Commission supérieure de codification was set up in 1989 to carry on the task of codification, with the goals of keeping the law clear and easy to understand. French codes have shelf marks in the range from KV1124 to KV1132. The official text of French statutes is that as published in the Journal Officiel - Lois et Décrets.
England: historic legislation
(4 days ago) The Law Bod has a strong collection of early/historic public general acts in print form. A lot are acccesible to readers on Level 1. However more are (because of age or fragility) kept in a closed access area. Members of staff are happy to advise- so please do ask. Monday to Friday 10 am to 4pm it would normally be possible for a volume from
Legal Skills Introduction
(1 days ago) The structure of it is very good in building an understanding of the law, all topics start out with an introduction and then the first subsection is the law 'in general' before moving on to more specific areas. There is a basic definition the law with links through to cases and legislation. For Scotland there is the Stair's Memorial Encyclopaedia.
Legislation & cases
(9 days ago) Student-friendly, potential time saver is the most recent edition of Blackstone's statutes on criminal law at KM500 BLA Although this is usually updated annually, it can nevertheless slip behind the current state of legislation. Current Law Statutes annotated. Classmark: KZ 5 on Level 2 From 1947 onwards. Arranged by year.
Critical Legal Theory
(4 days ago) Critical theorists also maintain that despite the law's claims to accord justified, determinate and controlled expressions of power, law fails on each of these dimensions and instead law mystifies outsiders in an effort to legitimate the results in courts and legislatures. " Overview of Critical Legal Theory on The Bridge (see link below)
Legislation & cases
(4 days ago) Free resource. Through the OpenLaw Project BAILII sought with the assistance of law lecturers, to identify cases from the past and to make these freely and openly available on the internet to support legal education. Note This list was created on the 17th of October 2006 so don't rely on it for the current state of contract law.
(2 days ago) The binding legal instruments. The binding legal instruments that make up the secondary legislation of the EU are Regulations, Directives and Decisions . As set out in Article 288 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union: A Regulation shall have general application. It shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in.
Criticism & reform
(4 days ago) Critical approaches & responses to the white, Western European, Christian, colonialist, patriarchal, capitalist roots/assumptions of PIL. For starting points for Marxist, Soviet USSR & Russian voices on international law please see separate page in this guide . Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) 1961-