Julian Webb

The Penguin Dictionary of Law
  • The Penguin Dictionary of Law

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Law is a handy reference guide for lawyers, students and anyone interested in the workings of the legal system. It gives clear, jargon-free definitions of hundreds of key legal terms from abuse of process to youth court as well as providing biographical information on important legal thinkers, from John Locke and Thomas Hobbes to Max Weber and Ronald Dworkin. Ideal for anyone who would like to improve their understanding of the English legal system.

Julian Webb BA, LLM, LLD is Professor of Legal Education at the University of Warwick, and Director of the Higher Education Academy's UK Centre for Legal Education. He has published over 40 journal articles and book chapters and is co-author/editor of five other books, including Holland and Webb's Learning Legal Rules (6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2006). He is joint editor of the Routledge-Cavendish Law, Science and Society book series, and a founding editor of the journal Legal Ethics. Julian is course director of Warwick Law School's LLM in Legal Education and for seven years taught courses on the theory and practice of dispute resolution on the Westminster LLM in Dispute Prevention and Resolution. He has also taught undergraduate courses on English and comparative legal systems, public law, legal ethics, legal skills, and philosophy of law.

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