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AS Law for AQA

ISBN13: 9781405858861
Published: June 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

AS Law for AQA is written specifically to cover the requirements of the AQA exam board and has been designed to be used by all levels and styles of learner with each being challenged and excited by their study. It contains material to stretch the more advanced students, whilst containing a wealth of learning support for those needing a little more guidance.

It also supports teachers in delivering a successful course through the dedicated companion website with teacher tools to use in class. Written by the renowned Elliott & Quinn author team, you can be assured that this text will fully support the AS Law AQA syllabus, demonstrated through the author's dedication to quality content and presentation, providing students with material that can be relied on and trusted.

English Legal System
Unit 1: Law making and the legal System
Section A: Law making
Part 1: Parliamentary law making
Chapter 1: Parliamentary law making
Part 2: Delegated legislation
Chapter 2: Delegated legislation
Part 3: Statutory interpretation
Chapter 3: Statutory interpretation
Part 4: Judicial precedent
Chapter 4: Judicial precedent
Section B: The Legal System
Part 5: The civil courts and other forms of dispute resolution
Chapter 5: The civil courts
Chapter 6: Tribunals
Chapter 7: Alternative methods of dispute resolution
Part 6: The criminal courts and lay people
Chapter 8: Criminal courts
Chapter 9: Magistrates
Chapter 10: The jury
Part 7: The Legal Profession and other sources of advice and funding
Chapter 11: The legal profession
Chapter 12: Paying for legal services
Part 8: The judiciary
Chapter 13: The judges
Unit 2: The concept of liability
Section A: Introduction to criminal liability
Part 9: Underlying principles of criminal liability
Chapter 14: Elements of a crime: actus reus
Chapter 15: Elements of a crime: mens rea
Chapter 16: Non-fatal offences against the person
Chapter 17: Strict liability in criminal law
Part 10: The criminal courts, procedure and sentencing
Chapter 18: Criminal Procedure
Chapter 19 Sentencing
Section B: Introduction to tort
Part 11: Liability in negligence
Chapter 20 Negligence
Part 12: The civil courts, procedure and damages
Chapter 21 Civil procedure
Chapter 22 Compensatory damages
Section C: Introduction to contract
Part 13: Formation of contract
Chapter 23 Offer and acceptance
Chapter 24 Intention to create legal relations
Chapter 25 Consideration
Part 14 Breach of contract
Chapter 26 Breach of contract
Part 15: The civil courts, procedure and damages
Chapter 27 Compensatory damages
Appendix 1: Answering examination questions
Appendix 2: A guide to law reports and case references
Select bibliography
Answers to exercises