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Legal Method Ian McLeod

Legal Method By Ian McLeod

Legal Method by Ian McLeod


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Legal Method provides an introduction to both the nature of law and its sources and the techniques which lawyers use when handling those sources. Now in its fourth edition, it has been thoroughly updated and includes the Human Rights Act 1998 and the leading cases decided under this act to date.

Legal Method Summary

Legal Method by Ian McLeod

Legal Method provides an introduction to both the nature of law and its sources and the techniques which lawyers use when handling those sources. Now in its fourth edition, it has become a well established text for those who want a clear and accessible introduction to the subject. This edition has been fully updated throughout, and includes the Human Rights Act 1998 and the leading cases decided under this act to date.

About Ian McLeod

IAN MCLEOD teaches at London Metropolitan University. Following professional experience as a local government lawyer and as a prosecuting solicitor, he has specialised in Public Law and Legal Theory as well as Legal Method.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: IDEAS AND INSTITUTIONS - An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning - The Classifications of English Law - The Jurisdictions of the Principal English Courts - The Constitutional Context of Legal Method - The Legal Structure of the European Community - The Enforceability of European Community Law in the United Kingdom - European Community Law and National Sovereignty - The Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms - Finding, Citing and Using the Sources of Law - PART TWO: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE DOCTRINE OF BINDING PRECEDENT - Ratio Decidendi and Obitier Dictum - Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions of Precedent - Does the House of Lords Bind Itself? - Does the Court of Appeal Bind Itself? - Does the High Court Bind Itself? - Precedent as a Vehicle for Law Reform - Precedent and Principle in the European Court of Justice - PART THREE: STATUTE LAW AND STATUTORY INTERPRETATION - An Introduction to Statute Law and Statutory Interpretation - Legislative Drafting - Plain Meanings, Mischief and Purposes - The Idea of Legislative Intention - Modern Interpretation in Practice - Legislative Interpretation in the European Court of Justice

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GOR007530329
9780333970256
033397025X
Legal Method by Ian McLeod
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
20021200
376
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