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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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The Australian Legal System: History, Institutions and Method 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780455235721
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Price: £81.00



The Australian Legal System: History, Institutions and Method second edition delivers a thorough and balanced introduction to the Australian Legal System. It provides a clear grounding in the western and indigenous legal traditions, as well as the history of Australian law and legal institutions. There is a special emphasis on legal method which forms the basis of legal understanding. In particular, the text analyses and explains legal method – the following and distinguishing of precedent, statutory interpretation and the identification of ratio – which prepares students for their legal study.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
HISTORY
Development of the Common Law in England
Reception of English Law in Australia
Indigenous Legal Tradition

INSTITUTIONS
Legal and Political Institutions in Colonial Australia
Federation in Australia
Political Institutions in Australia
Judiciary and Courts in Australia

LEGAL METHOD
Legal Reasoning
Precedent Theory and Case Analysis
Following and Distinguishing Precedent
Primary Legislation
Delegated Legislation
Theories of Statutory Interpretation
Application of Principles of Statutory Interpretation