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Key Facts: Jurisprudence

2nd Edition

By Peter Halstead


136 pages

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Key Facts is the essential revision series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and post-graduate conversion courses.

The Key Facts series provides the simplest and most effective way for you to absorb and retain the essential facts needed for exam success.

Key features include:

* Diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise the key points
* Structured heading levels to allow for clear recall of the main facts
* Charts and tables to break down more complex information

New to these editions is an improved text design making the books easier read and the facts easier to retain.

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Table of Contents

1. Jurisprudence
2. Natural Law
3. Empiricists and Rationalists
4. Realism
5. Legal Positivism: pre-Hart
6. Legal Positivism: post-Hart
7. Mostly European
8. Mostly American
9. Contemporary Theory: jurisprudence since 1900

About the Author

Peter Halstead is Senior Lecturer in law at the University of Gloucester. He has been involved in higher education since 1978 with experience of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and overseas distance learning. Peter has also practised as a solicitor for 25 years in local government and private practice.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / General