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A-level law in action

A-level law in action

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD662

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Brenda Mothersole, Brenda Mothersole
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Macmillan law masters.
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Short Description

XXIX, 527 pages ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A-level law in action is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Responsable Person: Brenda Mothersole and Ann Ridley.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 2 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2000
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 1995.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD662
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 0333727800 9780333727805
  • OCLC: 59432785

Main Contents

PART ONE: LAW IN SOCIETY – The Nature of Law in Society – Law in the Making – The European Dimension – Legal Personnel – Examination Questions – PART TWO: THE COURTS AND THEIR LEGAL PROCESS – Legal Aid and Quasi – Legal Services – Civil Courts: Pre-trial to Trial and After – Criminal Courts: From Arrest to Trial and After – Tribunals and Alternative Dispute Resolution – Examination Questions – PART THREE: CRIME AND SOCIETY – General Principles of Criminal Liability – Offences Against the Person – Offences Against Property – Theories of Punishment – Examination Questions – PART FOUR: THE LAW OF TORTS – Torts: An Introduction – Tort of Negligence – Other Torts – Examination Questions – PART FIVE: THE LAW OF CONTRACT – Making the Contract – The Contract Itself – Terms and Parties – Ending Contractual Obligations – Vitiating Factors and Discharge – PART SIX: THE CONSUMER IN THE MARKETPLACE – Consumer Law: An Introduction – The Case of Robert – The Purchase of the Parsons – The Wedding of Miriam and Maurice – The Case of Kashaf – Examination Questions – PART SEVEN: THE LAW IN THE WORKPLACE – Employment Law: An Introduction – The Case of Jonathan – The Case of Kulbinder and Charles – The Cases of Molly and Maurice – Examination Questions

Summary Note

Aims to lead students to examine how the law and the legal system work and their role in society. This text also includes crime, tort and contract. It also provides legal problems in the context of the marketplace and employment. It covers changes in the syllabuses of the examination boards.

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