Legal Institutions and Methods

Legal Institutions and Methods

Book

$100.00* RRP

Forthcoming Release, 31/12/2017

Code: 9780455240770

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Description

Legal Institutions and Methods is a first year text book introducing students to the Australian legal system, sources of law, access to justice and legal research, writing and study skills.

 

Dr Anita Mackay and Pascale Chifflet have sourced material from reputable Thomson Reuters publications to create this custom book for students at La Trobe University.

 

This textbook is available to other institutions as a prescribed or recommended text, or for any student or person wishing to gain an introductory understanding of the law combined with practical study skills.

Table of Contents

PART 1: LEGAL INSTITUTIONS

1. Nature and Sources of Law

2. Brief History of The Australian Legal System

3. Overview of the Criminal Justice System

4. Sources of Law: Parliament

5. Sources of Law: Courts

PART 2: ANALYSING AND INTERPRETING SOURCES OF LAW

6. Reading and Analysing Cases

7. Introduction to Statutory Interpretation

8. Approach to Solving Legal Problems: IRAC

PART 3: ACCESS TO JUSTICE

9. Inequalities and Justice

10. Access to Law

11. Legal Representation

12. Indigenous Australians

PART 4: LEGAL RESEARCH, WRITING AND STUDY SKILLS

13. Background to Legal Research and the Scenario used in the Legal Research Chapters

14. Finding Case Law

15. Finding Legislation

16. Using Secondary Sources

17. Study Skills

18. Preparing for Exams

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