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Essential GCSE Law

Essential GCSE law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Kenny Chin
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/essential-gcse-law/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Chin, Kenny. Essential GCSE Law. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis, ©2014

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1 online resource (316 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2000
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD432
  • Dewey Code: 349.42
  • ISBN: 9781843143123 1843143127
  • OCLC: 881162438

Main Contents

Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Preface; Table of Contents; 1. Nature of Law; What is law?; Why society needs law and why law needs changing; Classification of law; Comparison between criminal and civil matters brought to the court; 2. Modern Sources of English Law; Introduction; Acts of Parliament; Delegated legislation; Common law system; European Community law (of the European Union); The European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950; 3. Criminal Law; Nature of criminal liability; Offences against the person; Offences against property. General defences4. Contract Law; Introduction; Offer; Acceptance; Consideration; Intention to create legal relationship; Capacity; Legality; Consensus ad idem (meeting of minds); Discharge of contract; Contracts and the consumer; Contract of employment; 5. Tort Law; The nature of tortious liability; General defences; Negligence; Trespass; Nuisance; Defamation; 6. Family Law; Elements of a valid marriage; Void and voidable marriage; Divorce; 7. Law of Succession; Introduction and various types of property; Intestacy; Making a will; Provisions for family and dependants; 8. Freedom under the Law. IntroductionFreedom of speech/expression; Freedom of movement (civil liberty); Freedom of association, assembly and procession; Freedom from race and sex discrimination; Protection of freedoms and rights; Rule of law and the rules of natural justice; 9. Legal Process and Institutions; Introduction; Criminal procedure; The civil process; Legal aid and advice; Legal institutions; Personnel of the law; Index.

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