A clear, accessible and irreverent guide to how the UK's legal machine works. · Law is Britain's most popular undergraduate subject · Gary Slapper is a Professor of Law at the Open University, and this book will become a set text for all law students at the Open University in the UK. There are 9,000 law students at the Open University, and another 12,000 doing courses related to law.
· Gary has been writing legal articles for The Times for fifteen years and has been a columnist for five years. · There is no direct competition that explains, in a concise and accessible way, how the legal machinery works, while also being critical, edged, and humorous. · Law is now a very popular subject, socially, in the communications media an din the entertainments industry.
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