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Understanding Law

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ISBN13: 9780582317208
ISBN: 0582317207
Published: January 1998
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The purpose of this book is to help students to understand the sources of law and how to use them. It provides a rich collection of legal source material, together with a wide range of exercises and activities, carefully designed to develop the skills of analysis and critical evaluation needed for success in examinations.Understanding Law is written with the needs of A-level and undergraduate law students particularly in mind, but will be invaluable for anybody embarking upon the study of law for the first time.*provides first-hand experience for students in understanding and analysing legal materials and documents*helps students to develop the written and oral skills required to be successful in examinations*contains source material on the English Legal System, Criminal Law, Contract Law and Tort Law, and a wide range of cases, statutes, Parliamentary debates, White Papers and other documents*carefully designed exercises and activities to develop skills of analysis, evaluation and constructing arguments Bobby Vanstone is Chief Examiner for A-level law for the Associated Examining Board, and she is an experienced law teacher.Companion textbooks from Longman:English Legal System (se

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Legal Skills and Method
Part 1. Introduction to part one 1. Sources of law 2. European law 3. Parliamentary law making 4. Statutory interpretation 5. Judicial precedent 6. People 7. The judiciary 8. Juries 9. Systems 10. Civil dispute resolution 11. Sentencing Part 2 Introduction to part two 12. Crime 13. The scope of criminal law 14. Elements of a crime 15. Defences 16. Strict liability 17. Companies as defendants 18. Torts 19. Negligence: duty of care 20. Negligence: breach and loss 21. Other torts 22. Defences 23. Damages 24. Contract 25. Formation 26. Consideration 27. Privity 28. Intention to create legal relations 29. Mitigating factors 30. Intervention 31. Remedies 32. Help Glossary Index