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Connecting with Law : 2nd Edition - Michelle Sanson

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Published: 28th September 2010
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Connecting with Law 2nd edition covers the foundations of law in an interesting and thought provoking way, challenging students to think critically, question ideas, and connect with law. It provides students with a broader context which allows them to start thinking about the values law embodies and their relationship to society. This fresh approach to introductory law is designed to engage students with contemporary examples and case studies they can relate to, and which help them understand the law. The opening chapter provides a quick summary of everything in the book; this serves as pre-reading for students, who are likely to be studying Torts, Contract Law or other law subjects at the same time, and need a quick foundation. Teaches students skills for case analysis and interpreting legislation through practice exercises and discussion questions in each chapter, which build in intensity as these skills develop. New to this edition: New 'In depth' boxes, some including questions and examples, allow students to delve deeper into topics. More on jurisprudence statutory interpretation with more practical exercises to help students. More on student assessment - essays, case notes, letters on advice. More activities and exercises throughout. This title is also available as an e-book.

1.   Introduction: Overview of the Book         2.   Learning Law: How can I Develop a Legal Mind? 3.   Sources: What is the Law Itself?4.   Legal Institutions: How is Law Made?5.   Classifying and Practising Law: How Are Cases Resolved?6.   Research: How Do I Find the Law? 7.   Jurisprudence: What is Law?      8.   History: How did Australian Law Develop?          9.   Australia: Where does Indigenous Law Fit in?      10.  Precedent: How Do Judicial Decisions Become Law?11.  Statutory Interpretation: How do Courts Interpret Legislation?12.  The Profession: What Do Lawyers Do?13.  Law in Society: What Are the Problems and Remedies For Accessing Justice?14.  My Law Career: How Can I Best Prepare for It?

ISBN: 9780195572407
ISBN-10: 0195572408
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 28th September 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.02