Description : Written by leading authors with extensive experience in both teaching and practice, this established and trusted title equips the student with all the techniques of legal research, analysis, and argument they will need for their law course and beyond. The 9th edition has been fully updated toinclude recent debates such as the future of the Human Rights Act in the UK; it also continues to provide dedicated coverage on complex areas such as the operation of precedent, effective statutory interpretation, and European legal method. Holland and Webb take an engaging and practical approachwith examples and exercises throughout which allow students to develop their knowledge and their reasoning skills making this an ideal text for first year students.Learning Legal Rules is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, complete with a test bank of 200 multiple choice questions for use by lecturers, and self-test questions for students.
Description : Bringing together the theory, structure, and practice of legal reasoning in an accessible style, this book explains how to uncover and exploit the mysteries of legal materials. It draws the student into the techniques of legal analysis and argument and the operation of precedent and statutory interpretation.
Description : Among the many new skills law students have to acquire, using legal materials and solving legal problems are possibly the most important. It was with this in mind that the authors wrote this book which could be used to support a course of study in legal method, or be used as a self-teaching guide to the subject. The aim of the authors has been to bring together the theory, structure and practice of legal reasoning in a readily accessible style. The book explains how to uncover and exploit the mysteries of legal materials. This is then used to draw the student into the techniques of legal analysis and argument and the operation of precedent and statutory interpretation. Each chapter includes practical self-testing exercises designed to support the text. Throughout the book the authors also examine the permeating influence of EC law and the legal method employed by the Continental legal systems. This edition incorporates additional material on legal research and has been updated to take account of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Description : Learning Legal Rules introduces students to the techniques of legal analysis and argument in a readily accessible style. It includes chapters on finding and reading the law, the doctrine of precedent, how to interpret statutes, and the influence of human rights and EC law on the English legal system.
Description : Language skills, study skills, argument skills and legal knowledge are vital to every law student, professional lawyer and academic. Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning discusses the main sources of English law and explains how to work with legal texts in order to construct credible legal arguments which can be applied in coursework, exams or presentations. Learning Legal Skills and Reasoning Discusses how to find and understand sources of both domestic and European Union Law Develops effective disciplined study techniques, including referencing, general reading, writing and oral skills and explains how to make good use of the university print and e-library Contains chapters on writing law essays, problem questions and examinations, and on oral skills including presentations and mediation skills Packed full of practical examples and diagrams across the range of legal skills from language and research skills to mooting and negotiation, this textbook will be invaluable to law students seeking to acquire a range of discreet legal skills in order to use them together to produce competent assessed work.
Description : This edition of the Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business provides a general examination of issues vital to the world’s economic recovery. In the field of company law, practitioners examine changes in Russia’s corporate law and the new Ukrainian law governing joint-stock companies. In the area of competition law, lawyers review Serbia and Bulgaria’s new laws on the protection of competition and the private enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 in Europe’s national courts. Dispute resolution occupies two chapters, one dealing with best practices for drafting arbitration clauses and the other set aside, recognition, and enforcement of private commercial arbitration awards. A further two chapters treat employment and labor matters relating to distribution and commercial representation, indemnity upon termination, and processing personal data in the employment context of Hungary. In the area of financial services, practitioners from five jurisdictions deal with fiduciary duty, the European Commission’s proposed Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers, Swiss disclosure rules on significant shareholdings, restructuring and refinancing routes for mortgage-secured debt in Spain, and insurance laws and regulations in Nigeria. Foreign investment is examined by two authors, reporting on 2008 and 2009 developments in investment treaty disputes and foreign investment in Indonesia. Intellectual property issues are reviewed in chapters relating to the use of intellectual property as collateral in secured financing and intellectual property licensing in Canada. Finally, lawyers treaty a variety of other issues, including the tax law of Liechtenstein, European Union-Israel trade in the automobile sector, insolvency risk and creditors’ rights in Peru, the modernizing of trust law in Hong Kong and bridging cultural differences in international Transactions.
Description : Written for sixth form and college students, AS Law covers the content of AS Law for AQA and OCR students in a lively and reader-friendly style. Topics are broken down into manageable parts, with clear headings and are illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams, boxes and illustrations. Each chapter includes: an introduction outlining learning objectives relating to the subject specifications 'developing the subject' sections explaining a particularly important or difficult point in more detail, designed to challenge more able students a list of useful websites enabling students to access primary law materials intended to support chapter-by-chapter reading 'it's a fact!' sections highlighting interesting and contemporary applications of the legal principle under discussion dedicated sections providing detailed examination of key cases, within the context of the chapter discussion hints and tips for revision topics and strategies helping students to prepare for the types of questions that are most likely to come up in exams. The book contains a wealth of opportunities to test and apply knowledge, with revision quizzes, quick tests and sample questions and answers within each chapter and there are additional opportunities for self-testing and revision available via the Companion Website. This third edition has been revised and updated to take into account the new 2008 AQA specifications and contains a new chapter on contract liabilities, as well as expanded material on sentencing and court procedures. It also addresses recent legal developments such as the establishment of the Ministry of Justice, changes in the legal profession and the constitution, and the reform of the House of Lords. AS Law provides a stimulating and exciting approach to the subject, profiling famous legal figures and examining law in films, fiction, non-fiction and on the internet whilst offering comprehensive coverage of the AQA and OCR subject specifications fulfilling all syllabus requirements.
Description : Designed for students who may not have ready access to a law library, and for students on part-time and distance learning courses, the Sourcebook series offers a collection of material from a diversity of sources. The sources are annotated to set the materials in context and to explain their relevance and importance. This volume contains a representative selection of cases and statutes which cover such topics as the nature of law, sources of law, and the structure and jurisdiction of the civil and criminal courts. The legal profession and the interpretation of statutes are also discussed.