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AS Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781405836180
ISBN: 1405836180
Previous Edition ISBN: 0582822971
Published: May 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The new edition of this book continues to provide a fresh approach to the study of AS level law. AS Law builds on the strengths of previous books by the same authors and offers a clear explanation of the law in plain English. The book is endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR As Level Law specification. Students following the specifications for AQA and WJEC will also find it ideal.

FEATURES Know Your Terms boxes to help students understand and remember some of the technical legal vocabulary that they need to know. There is also an expanded glossary at the back of the book. Tasks providing possible activities that can be carried out easily to help students explore the subject further.

Quick Quizzes at key stages in each chapter, to give students an opportunity to test their knowledge and understanding of the law. Reading on the web sections at the end of each chapter. These provide references to interesting material that has been referred to in the chapter and which is available free on the Internet. Exam questions and answer guidelines at the end of each chapter to assist students in preparing for their assessments.

Chapter summaries at the end of each chapter, providing a quick and easy outline of the material covered. Chapters are structured so that the material is in a systematic order for the purposes of both learning and revision, and clear subheadings make specific points easy to locate. There is also an Appendix at the end of the book that gives useful general advice on answering exam questions in law.

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Subjects:
English Legal System
Contents:
Preface And Acknowledgements
Table of Chapters Required for Examination Boards
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
PART 1: SOURCES OF LAW
1: Case Law
2: Statute Law
3: Statutory Interpretation
4: Delegated Legislation
5: European Law
6: Law Reform
PART 2: PEOPLE WORKING IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM
7: The Judiciary
8: The Legal Professions
9: The Jury System
10: Magistrates
PART 3: DISPUTE RESOLUTION
11: Paying for Legal Services
12: The Police
13: The Criminal Trial Process
14: Young Offenders
15: Sentencing
16: Sentencing young offenders
17: The civil justice system
18: Tribunals
19: Appeals
20: Alternative methods of dispute resolution
PART 4: THE CONCEPT OF LIABILITY
21: Elements of a crime
22:Strict liability in criminal law
23: Non-fatal offences against the person
24: Negligence
25: Remedies for torts
Appendix one: Answering examination questions
Appenidx two: A guide to law reports and case references
Bibliography
Glossary
Answers to exercises
Index