Law and Justice in Australia: Foundations of the Legal System

Paperback | October 26, 2013

byPrue Vines

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Law and Justice in Australia takes a historical, critical and contextual approach to law and justice and offers students a mix of stories, cases, article extracts and explanatory commentary. This together with the author's narrative writing style encourages students to develop an in-depthunderstanding of the legal system and creates a solid basis for further studies in law.

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Law and Justice in Australia takes a historical, critical and contextual approach to law and justice and offers students a mix of stories, cases, article extracts and explanatory commentary. This together with the author's narrative writing style encourages students to develop an in-depthunderstanding of the legal system and creates a ...

Prue Vines Professor, Director, First year Studies and Co-Director Private Law Research and Policy Group in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:October 26, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019557656X

ISBN - 13:9780195576566

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Table of CasesTable of StatutesPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart 1: The Australian Legal System1. The Distinctiveness of Australian Law2. The Place of Australia in Global LawPart 2: The English Heritage3. The Royal Courts and the Developments of the Common Law4. Lawyers and the Early Development of the Doctrine of PrecedentPart 3: The Impact of the English Heritage5. The Idea of Law in the Civil War and the Glorious Revolution6. The Impact on the Indigenous Inhabitants7. Britain and the Great Colonists: Using the HeritagePart 4: Moving Towards Independence8. The Nature and Scope of Parliamentary Democracy in the States9. Federation as the Will of the People10. Independent Attitudes, Race and JusticePart 5: Drawing on the Heritage: Legal Institutions in Action11. Classifying Australian Law12. The Courts in Action13. The Doctrine of Precedent14. The Doctrine of Precedent in Action15. Interpreting Statutes16. The Modern Lawyer17. Conclusion: The Importance of LawIndex