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Family law (Eleventh edition.)

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"... comprehensive, clear and student-friendly. I particularly like the 'debate' sections… useful for students when critiquing the law for assessment purposes and for seminar discussions..."

- Jennifer Sands, Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Law, University of Leeds

Gain a deeper understanding of family law and engage with modern social issues

Family Law, 11th Edition, by Jonathan Herring, is the best-selling textbook loved by students and lecturers alike. With a clear and logical structure, this book offers you exceptional coverage of the essential principles of family law. The text guides you through the theories, debates, and political and ethical dilemmas surrounding the subject, ensuring you have the knowledge required to critique existing law and evaluate reform options.

The 11th edition has been fully updated with all significant legal developments in family law, including:

  • Parental responsibility and compatibility with the local authority's plans: Re C (Looked After Child) (Covid-19 Vaccination) [2021]
  • What is relevant to the court process in domestic abuse and coercive control: Re H-N (Children) (Domestic abuse: finding of fact hearings) [2021]
  • Rights of trans children to consent to medical treatment: Bell and others v The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust [2021]
  • The extent of parental responsibility: MZ v FZ and others [2022]

Renowned for its wide-ranging coverage and signature writing style, this is an essential text for all students of family law and related disciplines.

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Product Details
Pearson Education
1292447567 / 9781292447568
eBook (EPUB)
1044 pages
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