|Book||Exploring the Law 4th Edition||26/04/2011||9780414041851||$47.00|
Exploring the Law takes a unique approach to precedent and statutory interpretation which are considered in the context of self-contained case studies on selected topics of substantive law commonly taught in first year undergraduate programmes. This book:
- Provides an initial overview of the principles of statutory interpretation and precedent, with extensive cross-referencing to their detailed consideration in case studies
- Uses case studies throughout to extract the principles of statutory interpretation and precedent from substantive law
- Examines the influence of the EU and the Human Rights Act 1998 on principles of statutory interpretation
- Provides students with guidance on further reading at the end of case study chapters.
- Principles: Precedent and statutory interpretation: an outline and guide; Courts and tribunals; EU legal order: influence on statutory interpretation and precedent; European Convention on Human Rights and Human Rights Act 1998: influence on statutory interpretation and precedent.
- Selected case studies: Contract; Tort; Criminal law; Criminal evidence; Property law; EU law.
- Tracing the evolution of law in selected fields: Psychiatric injury; Marital rape; Appropriation in theft.