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  1. Core Reading Material for ELPRS 4 items
    Any quick perusal of a bookshop will alert you to the fact that there are a whole range of textbooks on the market. During this module you should aim to read around the subject and to read chapters from many different textbooks to gain different perspectives and arguments. However, the following textbooks are recommended as the core texts:
    1. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book Core This one of the core books you will need use during the ELPRS Module.

    2. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book Core

    3. OSCOLA: the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities - Donal Nolan, Sandra Meredith 2012

      Book Core Please either download the PDF copy or alternatively buy a copy because you will need to use this throughout your legal studies over the next three years.

    4. New Oxford style manual 2016

      Book Core

  2. Lecture One: Introduction to English Legal Systems 1 item
    Please look at the link which details an overview of the English Legal System.
    1. Westlaw Insight English Legal system 19 March 2018

      Website  Please look at the links ahead of lecture one and seminar one. The link works. However, you will have to log in by following the links which enable you to log in under the institution (University of Salford) then log in with your user name and password.

  3. Seminar One: What is Law? 2 items
    1. The English legal system - Gary Slapper, David Kelly 2010

      Book  Please read page 2.

    2. Introduction to Law: Self-test Questions

      Website  After you have attended the seminar please answer the self-test questions to check your understanding. I

  4. Lectures Two and Three Recommended Reading: Legal Research (1) and (2) How do I complete research the legal way? 2 items
    Please read the following pages in preparation for the lectures. After Lecture Two please complete the self test quiz below to check your understanding of the topics covered in the lecture regarding the sources of law.
    1. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Read Chapter 7: Reading and understanding the Law

    2. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Please read the following pages from this book: 9-23 (Case Law); 42-45 (Statute Law); European Law (94-122); Custom (123-128); Equity (128-132) and Treaties (136-137).

  5. Self Test Questions to be Completed between Lectures Two and Three. 1 item
    After you have attended lecture two please answer the self-test questions to check your understanding.
  6. Seminar Two: Legal Research and Sources of English Law 3 items
    1. Untangling the Law - Dr Stephanie Pywell

      Article  Please look at this article regarding the use of secondary legislation.

    2. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Preparation for the seminar involves reading chapter 8: Legal Research.

    3. ELPRS Seminar 2: Self Test Questions regarding Legal Research

      Website  Please complete the self test questions following Seminar Two on Legal Research and Sources of English Law to check your understanding.

  7. Lectures Four and Five: Legislation and Statutory Interpretation 2 items
    1. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Please read chapters two and three for lectures four and five.

    2. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Please read chapters four and five in preparation for lectures four and five.

  8. Seminar Three: Legal Principles 1 item
  9. Lecture Six: The Doctrine of Judicial Interpretation 2 items
    1. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Please read chapter one in preparation for lecture six.

    2. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Please read chapter five in preparation for lecture six.

  10. Self Test Questions to be Completed after Lecture Six and Seminar Three 1 item
    After you have attended Lecture Six and completed Seminar Three please answer the self-test questions to check your understanding.
  11. Lecture Seven and Seminar Four: OSCOLA 3 items
    1. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Please look at pages 305 to 309.

    2. OSCOLA: the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities - Donal Nolan, Sandra Meredith 2012

      Book 

  12. Self-test Questions on the Criminal and Civil Justice System. 1 item
    Please complete the self-test questions in your own time to check your understanding prior to completing the court report.
  13. Completing the Court Report. 5 items
    Criminal Justice System (Lectures 8-9 and Seminar 5) Civil Justice System (Lecture 10) and How to complete the Court Report? (Lecture 11 and Seminar 5)
    1. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Part 2: People working in the Legal System. See Chapter 10: The judges. See Chapter 11: The legal professions See Chapter 12: The jury See Chapter 13: The magistrates See Chapter 14: Administration of justice

    2. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Reading regarding the Criminal Justice System See Chapter 19: The criminal trial process. See Chapter 20: Sentencing See Chapter 22: Criminal appeals.

    3. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book  Civil Justice System See Chapter 23: The civil trial process. See Chapter 24: Tribunals See Chapter 26: Civil appeals and judicial review.

    4. Elliott and Quinnʹs English legal system - Emily Allbon, Sanmeet Kaur Dua, Catherine Elliott, Frances Quinn 2018

      Book 

    5. Legal systems & skills - J. Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, Catherine Shephard 2017

      Book  Please look at Chapter 11: Writing and Drafting regarding writing tips which might be useful for the court report.