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Law and Justice in Australia: Foundations of the Legal System 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780195576566
Previous Edition ISBN: 0195516400
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £69.99



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Law and Justice in Australia takes a historical, critical and contextual approach to law and justice and offers students a mix of stories, cases, article extracts and explanatory commentary.

This together with the author's narrative writing style encourages students to develop an in-depth understanding of the legal system and creates a solid basis for further studies in law.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE OF STATUTES
PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

PART 1: THE AUSTRALIAN LEGAL SYSTEM
1. The Distinctiveness of Australian Law
2. The Place of Australia in Global Law

PART 2: THE ENGLISH HERITAGE
3. The Royal Courts and the Developments of the Common Law
4. Lawyers and the Early Development of the Doctrine of Precedent

PART 3: THE IMPACT OF THE ENGLISH HERITAGE
5. The Idea of Law in the Civil War and the Glorious Revolution
6. The Impact on the Indigenous Inhabitants
7. Britain and the Great Colonists: Using the Heritage

PART 4: MOVING TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE
8. The Nature and Scope of Parliamentary Democracy in the States
9. Federation as the Will of the People
10. Independent Attitudes, Race and Justice

PART 5: DRAWING ON THE HERITAGE: LEGAL INSTITUTIONS IN ACTION
11. Classifying Australian Law
12. The Courts in Action
13. The Doctrine of Precedent
14. The Doctrine of Precedent in Action
15. Interpreting Statutes
16. The Modern Lawyer
17. Conclusion: The Importance of Law

INDEX