Introduction To Legal Studies

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byFrances E. Chapman

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Introduction to Legal Studies, First Edition presents students with information surrounding the interpretation of laws, societal factors that are taken into account when creating laws, and the effects that those laws have on society, using the case law-based method employed at Canadian law schools. In this text, students will also be exposed to the fundamentals of the Canadian legal systemin several areas of the law, including ethics and professional responsibility, civil litigation,tort law, contract law, administrative law, family law, constitutional law, criminal law, criminalprocedure, evidence, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, criminal defences, criminalsentencing, and alternative dispute resolution.

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Introduction to Legal Studies, First Edition presents students with information surrounding the interpretation of laws, societal factors that are taken into account when creating laws, and the effects that those laws have on society, using the case law-based method employed at Canadian law schools. In this text, students will also be ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.62 inPublished:January 2, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176503382

ISBN - 13:9780176503383

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PrefaceChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Legal Professionals, Rules of Professional Conduct, and Legal EthicsChapter 3: Civil LitigationChapter 4: Contract LawChapter 5: Tort LawChapter 6: Family LawChapter 7: Administrative LawChapter 8: Constitutional LawChapter 9: Criminal LawChapter 10: The Charter, Criminal Procedure, and EvidenceChapter 11: Criminal Law DefencesChapter 12: Sentencing and Alternative Dispute ResolutionChapter 13: A Delicate BalanceAppendix - Becoming a Lawyer ReferencesGlossaryIndex