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A Level and AS Level Law 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421798304
ISBN: 0421798300
Published: September 2003
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



A Level and AS Level Law is suitable for anyone undertaking either AS or A level law examinations. The text covers all subjects offered under the AQA and OCR specifications, and has been fully updated and revised to incorporate both new legal developments and experience of the new specifications in practice.

Features include:-

  • Key points at the start of each chapter
  • Revision notes at the end of each chapter
  • Lists of relevant websites throughout
  • A concise and lucid written style
  • Attractive page layout made accessible by the use of bullet points and boxed text to emphasise important points.

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Subjects:
English Legal System
Contents:
Sources of law: Primary legislation.
Delegated legislation.
European legislation.
Statutory interpretation.
Precedent.
Personnel and procedures: Police powers.
The criminal process. T
he Civil process. Alternative dispute resolution.
The legal profession.
Judges.
Magistrates and juries.
Access to legal services.
Criminal law: General principles of liability.
General defences.
Murder and manslaughter.
Non-fatal assaults.
Property offences.
Preliminary offences and participation.
Sentencing.
Contract law and consumer protection: Formation of a contract.
Vitiating factors.
Terms of the contract.
Discharge of contract.
Remedies.
Consumer contracts.
Exclusion clauses.
Criminal and tortious aspects.
Enforcement, sanctions and remedies.
The law of tort: Negligence.
Occupiers' liability.
Trespass.
Strict and vicarious liability.
Liability for animals.
Human rights: Rights and freedoms.
Restrictions and limitations.
Protection and enforcement.
Concepts of law: Law and morals.
Law and justice.
The judge as law-maker.
Fault and liability.
Study skills: Essay writing.
Problem solving.
Revision and exams.