Law Made Simple

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Routledge, 2007 - Law - 424 pages
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Covers the elements of English Law, which is the basis of all legal systems throughout the English speaking world, however much they may have become adapted to the needs and conditions of different countries. A comprehensive guide for students studying law as part of A-Level, BTEC and GNVQ courses 'Law Made Simple 12th edition' provides an excellent background for the general reader and a springboard to further study. It is a particularly good guide to the Law of Contract, Law of Property and the Law of Tort.

*Previous 11 editions have sold over 250,000 copies over 25 years
*Clear and concise structure enabling quick understanding of the subject matter
*Updated to include the following new legislation: the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, Land Registration Act 2005, Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Sexual Offences Reform Act 2003 and the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Historical sources of English law
9
Chapter 3 Legal sources
23
Chapter 4 The courts today
43
Chapter 5 The judiciary law officers and the legal profession
71
Chapter 6 Outline of the law of persons
77
Chapter 7 The law of contract
103
Chapter 8 The law of torts
179
Chapter 11 The law of succession
281
Chapter 12 Criminal law
297
Chapter 13 Procedure
339
Chapter 14 European Union law
353
Appendix 2 Examination technique
365
Law Reports
369
Table of cases
373
Table of statutes
389

Chapter 9 Trusts
237
Chapter 10 The law of property
249

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