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Access and Justice VCE Legal Studies Units 1 & 2

Student Book + obook assess

Book with Other Items Published: 4th January 2018
ISBN: 9780190310325

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Victoria’s most trusted legal studies series has been updated for the 2018–2022 VCE Legal Studies study design offering complete support for VCE teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond.

Key enhancements
Teachers and students alike will experience immediate benefit from the enhancements offered in these new editions.

  • All content explicitly aligned to the 2018–2022 VCE Legal Studies study design
  • Content developed by expert teachers: accurate, trusted, in-depth and appropriately levelled
  • A new, simplified structure with content organised into manageable 2, 4 or 6 page topics
  • Clear, simple and unambiguous language with visuals on every spread
  • Margin glossary definitions on every page support students at the point of learning
  • Engaging and age-appropriate case studies
  • Comprehensive student and teacher digital support on obook assess including answers to every question in the book, assessment support, exam preparation videos, worksheets and more.
A pathway to success for every student
A range of new chapter features will give students of all abilities the best chance at experiencing success in VCE Legal Studies.
  • New: The Legal Toolkit at the front of each Student book provides clear course information, tips for success, advice on mastering legal citation and a motivational exploration of careers in law
  • New: A short introductory chapter at the beginning of each major unit covers essential prior-knowledge to launch students successfully into the main course content
  • New: ‘Check your learning’ questions at the end of every topic are levelled according to Bloom’s taxonomy to allow for differentiation. Answers are to every question in the Student book are provided on Teacher obook assess
  • New: ‘Going further’ content provides additional background information and opportunities for for students who want to gain a richer understanding and thrive on challenge
  • New: ‘Study tips’ are short notes provided throughout designed to explicitly help students to achieve better results on school-based and external assessment tasks.

Chapter 1: Legal toolkit  

1.1 Introduction to VCE Legal Studies Units 1 & 2 
1.2 How to succeed in VCE Legal Studies 
1.3 Mastering legal citation 
1.4 Careers in the law 

Chapter 2: Introduction to Unit 1  

2.1 The meaning of laws  
2.2 Australia’s political and legal structures  
2.3 The parliaments of Australia 

Chapter 3: Legal foundations  

3.1 Social cohesion and the rights of individuals  
3.2 The principles of justice  
3.3 Characteristics of an effective law  
3.4 Introduction to parliament and the courts  
3.5 Sources of law  
3.6 The relationship between parliament and the courts  
3.7 Types of law  
3.8 The distinction between criminal law and civil law  
3.9 The Victorian court hierarchy  
Chapter 3 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 4: The presumption of innocence  

4.1 The purposes of criminal law  
4.2 The presumption of innocence  
4.3 Key concepts of criminal law  
4.4 Types of crime  
4.5 The distinction between summary offences and indictable offences  
4.6 Possible participants in a crime  
Chapter 4 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 5: Indictable offences  

5.1 Introduction  
5.2 Murder  
5.3 Culpable driving  
5.4 Rape  
5.5 Theft  
5.6 Other indictable offences  
Chapter 5 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 6: Summary offences  

6.1 Graffiti  
6.2 Assault  
6.3 Drinking in a public place  
6.4 Offensive behaviour  
6.5 Other summary offences  
Chapter 6 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 7: Civil liability  

7.1 Purposes of civil law  
7.2 Types of civil law  
7.3 Key concepts of civil law  
7.4 Possible parties to a civil dispute  
Chapter 7 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 8: Tort law  

8.1 Introduction  
8.2 Negligence  
8.3 Defamation  
8.4 Nuisance  
Chapter 8 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 9: Other areas of civil law  

9.1 Harassment and discrimination   
9.2 Marriage and divorce  
9.3 Online shopping  
9.4 Work pay and conditions  
Chapter 9 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 10: Introduction to Unit 2  

10.1 The meaning of laws  
10.2 Criminal law  
10.3 Civil law 
10.4 Key differences between criminal cases and civil disputes

Chapter 11: Sanctions  

11.1 Introduction  
11.2 The principles of justice  
11.3 Institutions that enforce civil law  
11.4 The balance between institutional powers and individual rights  
11.5 The Victorian courts  
11.6 The role of the jury in a criminal trial  
11.7 The purposes of sanctions  
11.8 Types of sanctions  
11.9 Factors considered by judges in sentencing  
11.10 Sentencing practices in Victoria and one other jurisdiction  
11.11 Alternative approaches to sentencing  
Chapter 11 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 12: Recent criminal cases  

12.1 The man who shot a corpse. R v Darrington [2016] VSC 60 (29 February 2016) 
12.2 L-plater causes death. DPP v Singh [2016] VCC 1826 (25 November 2016)  
12.3 High Court steps in on domestic violence murder. R v Kilic [2016] HCA 48 (7 December 2016) 
12.4 Violent armed robbery by young offender. DPP v Gatkuoth [2016] VCC 634 (17 May 2016) 
Chapter 12 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 13: Remedies  

13.1 The principles of justice  
13.2 Methods used to resolve a civil dispute  
13.3 Institutions that resolve civil disputes  
13.4 The Victorian courts  
13.5 The role of the jury in a civil trial  
13.6 The purposes of remedies  
13.7 Types of remedies  
Chapter 13 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 14: Recent civil cases  

14.1 Rebel with a cause - Wilson v Bauer Media Pty Ltd
14.2 Bendigo mosque. Hoskin v Greater Bendigo CC and Anor [2015] VCAT 1124 (6 August 2015) 
14.3 Detention centre class action - Kamasee v Commonwealth
14.4 The acoustic bird in Bairnsdale. Courtney & Jackson v Howell [2016] VMC011 (26 July 2016) 
Chapter 14 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Chapter 15: Rights  

15.1 Introduction  
15.2 The way in which Australia protects rights  
15.3 The influence of international declarations and treaties on Australia’s protection of rights  
15.4 The approach adopted by other countries in protecting rights  
15.5 Possible reforms to the protection of rights in Australia  
15.6 Rights cases  
Chapter 15 Review: Chapter summary, revision questions and practice assessment task  

Glossary   
Acknowledgements
List of acts and cases  
Index

ISBN: 9780190310325
ISBN-10: 0190310324
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 4th January 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 13

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