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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Palgrave Law Masters: Legal Method 9th ed isbn 9781137027689

Palgrave Law Masters: Legal Method 8th ed


ISBN13: 9780230285682
New Edition ISBN: 9781137027689
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780230579163
Published: March 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This popular and long established text provides a lively introduction to both the nature of the English legal system and its sources, and the techniques which lawyers use when handling those sources.

This new eighth edition has been fully updated throughout, and now features two-colour text and a revised jacket design.

Subjects:
Legal Skills and Method
Contents:
PART I: IDEAS AND INSTITUTIONS
An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
The Classifications of English Law
The Jurisdictions of the Principal English Courts
The Constitutional Context of Legal Method
European Community Law and English Law
The Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Finding, Citing and Using the Sources of Law
PART II: CASE-LAW AND PRECEDENT
An Introduction to the Doctrine of Binding Precedent
Ratio Decidendi and Obiter Dictum
Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions of Precedent
Does the House of Lords Bind Itself?
Does the Court of Appeal Bind Itself?
Does the High Court Bind Itself?
Arguments For and Against Judicial Law Making
Precedent and Principle in the European Court of Justice
PART III: LEGISLATION AND LEGISLATIVE INTERPRETATION
An Introduction to Statute Law and Statutory Interpretation
Statutory Drafting
Plain Meanings, Mischiefs, Purposes and Legislative Intention
Modern Interpretation in Practice
Legislative Interpretation in the European Court of Justice.