We review new editions of the Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook and Local Authority Liability.
BOOK REVIEW: Law’s Strangest Cases: extraordinary but true tales from over five centuries of legal history
Strange, but compelling reading.
Williams’ book - marking the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials - offers an insightful account of Belsen in 1945.
These tales of a lost time, when the judges and counsel were celebrities, are clear and well researched.
A reminder of why law, human rights and civil liberties matter and how lawyers can play a vital role in their defence.
Likely to be useful to both students and practitioners, although it misses concrete examples.
The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law
Delve into civilisation’s legal history.
The third edition of this toolkit has been comprehensively revised and updated.
The gist of the dangers is amply demonstrated to any uninformed IP entrepreneur.
This BBC drama featuring Sophie Okonedo as an emotionally invested barrister will grip you.
The book could have been more up-to-date in some respects but it does have its uses.
Court exchanges in this satire with a bizarre cast are a delight.
The latest handbook is clear and concise, while the first book on the disciplinary tribunal is well-written.
This 130-page guide addresses the plight of the ‘average ultra-orthodox Jewish client’.
An acerbic stocktake of recent changes in public policy.
Even if you are not interested in obtaining the Law Society’s legal practice quality mark, guides like this are invaluable.
The thinking, actions and reasoning of the family’s children are conveyed with some consideration.
Unlike its predecessor, this edition has been designed with the practitioner in mind.
The most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to a tortuous area of law.