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How Law Works

Ross Cranston


Access to justice, equality before the law, and the rule of law are three fundamental values underpinning the civil justice system. This book examines these values and how they are a crucial foundation of the civil justice system and a powerful argument for arrangements such as legal aid, the impartial application of law, and the independence of the judiciary. It also considers the role of procedure, often regarded as of secondary importance compared with substantive law. It discusses Lord Woolf's i ... More

Keywords: access to justice, equality, rule of law, civil justice system, courts, legal aid, judiciary, procedure, substantive law, Lord Woolf

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780199292073
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ross Cranston, author
University of Warsaw