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A2 law for OCR

A2 law for OCR

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Sally Russell
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Harlow : Pearson Education, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Study guides
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XXX, 538 pages : ILlustrations ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A2 law for OCR is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Responsable Person: Sally Russell.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2006
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD663
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 9781405835510 1405835516
  • OCLC: 244314140

Main Contents

Preface Guided Tour List of Abbreviations List of Cases List of Statutes Part 1: UNIT 3A Criminal law Study Block 1: Principles of criminal liability Unit 1: Actus reus1: conduct and circumstances Unit 2: Actus reus2: consequences and causation Unit 3: Mens rea Unit 4: Strict liability Study block 1 summary Study Block2: Attempted crimes Unit 5: Attempts Study Block 3: Offences against the person Unit 6: Murder Unit 7: Defence of provocation Unit 8: Defence of diminished responsibility Unit 9: Constructive or unlawful act manslaughter Unit 10: Gross negligence manslaughter and reckless manslaughter Study block 3 summary Study Block 4:General defences Unit 11: Insanity and automatism Unit 12: Necessity, duress and duress of circumstances Unit 13: Intoxication Study block 4 summary Study Block 5: Non-fatal offences against the person Unit 14: Common assault: assault and battery Unit 15: Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) under s 47 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 Unit 16: Grievous bodily harm (GBH) and wounding under s 20 and s 18 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 Unit 17: Self-defence and mistake Unit 18: Consent Study block 5 summary including proposals for reform Study Block 6: Offences against property Unit 19: Theft:actus reus Unit 20: Theft: mens rea Unit 21: Robbery Unit 22: Burglary Study block 6 summary Part 1 Conclusion – exam practice PART 2: UNIT 4A: LAW OF CONTRACT Study Block 7: Formation of a contract Unit 23 Offer Unit 24 Acceptance Unit 25 Consideration Unit 26 Legal intent Study block 7 summary Study Block 8: Contents of a contract Unit 27 Contractual Terms Unit 28 Types of term Unit 29 Exemption or exclusion clauses Study block 8 summary Study Block 9: Privity of contract Unit 30 Privity of contract Study Block 10: Vitiating Factors Unit 31: Misrepresentation Unit 32: Mistake Unit 33: Economic duress and undue influence Unit 34: Restraint of Trade Study block 10 summary Study Block 11: Discharge of a contract Unit 35: Performance Unit 36: Discharge by frustration Unit 37: Discharge by breach Study block 11 summary Part 2 Conclusion – exam practice PART 3: UNIT 5A: LAW OF TORTS Study Block 12:Negligence Unit 38: Duty of care: acts and omissions Unit 39: Negligent misstatement Unit 40: Nervous shock: psychiatric harm Unit 41: Breach of duty Unit 42: Causation Study block 12 summary Study Block 13: Occupier's Liability Unit 43: Occupier's Liability Act 1957 Unit 44:Occupier's Liability Act 1984 Study block 13 summary Study Block 14:Defences and VIcarious liability Unit 45:Consent and volenti non fit injuria; contributory negligence Unit 46:Vicarious liability Study block 14 summary Study Block 15: Torts connected to land and liability for animals Unit 47: Trespass to land Unit 48: Nuisance Unit 49: Rylands v Fletcher Unit 50: Liability for animals Study block 15 summary Study Block 16: Trespass to the person Unit 51: Assault & battery Unit 52: False imprisonment Unit 53: Harassment Study block 16 summary Part 3 Conclusion – exam practice PART 4: Special study UNIT Study Block 17: Special study module Unit 54: The 'B' Papers: General principles Unit 55: Criminal law 3B: Special study unit and guide Unit 56: Law of contract 4B: Special study unit and guide Unit 57: Law of torts 5B: Special study unit and guide Useful websites Glossary Index

Summary Note

Providing students with what they need for the major topics in their A2-level study, this book covers the OCR syllabus requirements for Criminal Law 1 and 2, Contract Law 1 and 2, Tort Law 1 and 2. It also includes features such as: key case boxes that highlight what students need to know about important cases; and 'Food for thought' sections.

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