This latest edition of AS Law has been fully updated to meet the requirements of the most recent changes to the specifications of both AQA and OCR examination boards. This title
- is tailored to the NEW four-module specifications for both AQA and OCR (although also suitable for the existing six-module specifications)
- includes a new chapter on Contract as part of the section on The Concept of Liability
- contains coverage of recent legal changes includes the effects of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, especially concerning appointment of judges and the role of senior officers, such as the Lord Chancellor; reform of the powers of the police; recent statutes and cases particularly useful in preparing for questions involving judicial precedent and statutory interpretation.
- is written by authors who are experienced teachers, writers and examiners for AS/A-level law.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Law-making: Sources of Law in the English legal System 1. European Law 2. Domestic Legislative Processes and Institutions 3. Delegated Legislation 4. Influences Upon Parliament and Law Reform 5. Statutory Interpretation: The Problems of Interpreting Satutes 6 .The Doctrine of Judicial Precedent Part 2: Dispute Solving (1): The Machinery of Justice 7. The Court Structure and Appeal Routes 8. Alternatives to the Courts Tribunals 9. Police Powers Part 3: Dispute Solving (2): Legal Personnel 10. The Legal Profession 11. Access to Justice Funding Advice and Representation 12. The Judges 13. Lay People in the Legal System Part 4: The Concept of Liability 14. Criminal Law 15. The Law of Tort 16. Contract Law 17. Sanctions and Remedies Part 5: Key Skills and Practice in Examination Questions 18. Key Skills 19. Source-based Exercises 20. Examination Advice and Practice Examination Questions 21. Answers Guide and Legal Resources