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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
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
Number Of Pages: 724 Published: 29th October 2018 Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0
Edition Number: 4 Edition Type: Revised