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Connecting with Law - Michelle Sanson

Paperback Published: 29th October 2018
ISBN: 9780190310844
Number Of Pages: 724

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Think like a lawyer; unlock your future.

Connecting With Law, fourth edition, will challenge students' assumptions and develop their critical thinking skills while teaching them the practical knowledge they need to succeed in law.

Fully revised to incorporate the latest legal developments in Australia, this text introduces students to the foundations of law and the Australian legal system, engaging them with contemporary examples and case studies and helping them to connect with the law.

New to this edition

  • Updated to incorporate the latest legislation, cases and developments, including: the recent Australian Marriage Postal Survey
  • the First Nations Constitutional Convention and the Uluru Statement from the Heart
  • the Adani coal mine proposalEquality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124)

New and updated examples and exercises throughout the text to develop practical skills and develop critical thinking and reflective skillsSignificantly revised throughout, with new discussion on:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Indigenous JurisprudenceEcological Jurisprudence
  • Sovereignty and imposition of English law
  • Technocratic justice
  • Freedom of speech
  • Marginalised communities and access to justice
  • New practitioner profiles showcasing a diverse array of careers in the legal profession and beyond
  • New Oxford Ascend Digital Student Resources to help students study and succeed.

Table of Cases Table of Statutes Guided Tour1. Learning Law: How Can I Develop A Legal Mind?2. Sources: What Is The Law Itself?3. Legal Institutions: How Is Law Made?4. Classifying and Practicing Law: How Are Cases Resolved?5. Research: How Do I Find the Law?6. Communication: How Do I Engage With Others About the Law?7. Jurisprudence: What Is Law?8. History: How Did Australian Law Develop?9. Australia: Where Do Indigenous Laws 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?Index

ISBN: 9780190310844
ISBN-10: 0190310847
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 724
Published: 29th October 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0
Weight (kg): 1.16
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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