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The foundations of law

The foundations of law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan, Graham Virgo
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford : Hart, 2007
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-foundations-of-law/ (Stable identifier)

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XVI, 213 pages : ILlustrations ; 20 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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  • Publisher: Hart
  • Responsable Person: Catherine Barnard, Janet O'Sullivan and Graham Virgo.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD432
  • Dewey Code: 340
  • ISBN: 9781841136325 1841136328
  • OCLC: 122284504

Main Contents

1 Introduction to Law-Catherine Barnard, Graham Virgo and Janet O'Sullivan STARTING TO THINK ABOUT LAW THE TOOLS LEGAL METHOD ONE FINAL EXAMPLE CONCLUSIONS 2 Criminal Law-Graham Virgo THE ELEMENTS OF A CRIME THE REASONS FOR PUNISHMENT REASONS FOR CHARACTERISING CONDUCT AS CRIMINAL FACTS OF BROWN THE KEY OFFENCES THE ISSUE IN BROWN THE TRIAL APPLICATION OF THE DECISION THE DISSENTING JUDGES THEORY: AUTONOMY VERSUS WELFARE SUBSEQUENT EVENTS: MOTIVE AND RISK HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REFORM CONCLUSIONS 3 Law of Contract-Janet O'Sullivan INTRODUCTION SOME CRUCIAL ASPECTS OF CONTRACTUAL REMEDIES THE CASE THE HOUSE OF LORDS' DECISION IN MORE DETAIL WHAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE RUXLEY? WHAT IF THE BUILDER HAD SAVED MONEY BY BREACHING THE CONTRACT? CONCLUSION 4 Tort-Tony Weir THE MOST FAMOUS TORT CASE THE 'DUTY' QUESTION THE KIND OF HARM DAMAGE AND LOSS RECOVERY FOR PURE FINANCIAL HARM APPLICATION IN MCFARLANE FAIR, JUST AND REASONABLE THE REASONS GIVEN IN MCFARLANE THE SPEECH OF LORD STEYN DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE PSYCHIATRIC HARM EFFECT ON THIRD PARTIES TORT AS DETERRENCE DETERRENCE AND COMPENSATION TWO RECENT CASES STATUTES AND JUDGE-MADE LAW THE EFFECT OF MCFARLANE DAMAGE AND THE INVASION OF RIGHTS THE UNWANTED BABY ABROAD CONCLUSION 5 Land Law-Kevin Gray INTRODUCTION THE PROBLEM OF PROPERTY THE CASE (CHHOKAR v CHHOKAR) CONCLUSION 6 Equity-Graham Virgo WHAT IS EQUITY? THE CONTRIBUTION OF EQUITY TYPES OF TRUST THE FACTS OF FOSKETT V MCKEOWN THE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION OF RULES AND PRINCIPLES CONCLUSIONS 7 Constitutional Law-David Feldman INTRODUCTION SETTING THE SCENE: SOME IMPORTANT FEATURES OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW IN THE UK THE HUNTING ACT 2004 THE JACKSON CASE THE AFTERMATH OF THE CHALLENGE TO THE HUNTING ACT 2004 CONCLUSIONS 8 European Union Law-Catherine Barnard INTRODUCTION THE DISPUTE INTRODUCTION TO KEY PRINCIPLES OF EUROPEAN COMMUNITY LAW THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE'S DECISION THE IMMEDIATE CONSEQUENCES OF THE BOSMAN RULING THE LONGER-TERM CONSEQUENCES OF BOSMAN: THE DEVELOPMENT OF UNION CITIZENSHIP CONCLUSIONS 9 Conclusions: Drawing Some Threads Together-Janet O'Sullivan, Catherine Barnard and Graham Virgo

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Provides a presentation of the study of law as an academic subject, designed to help 17- and 18-year old students and others decide whether law as an academic discipline is the right choice for them when they are thinking about what to study at university, or, if they have already made the choice, what to expect when they start.

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