Laying Down the Law, 11th edition
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Table of contents
Ch 1. Laying the Foundations
Ch 2. The Origins and Historical Development of the Australian Legal System
Ch 3. The Australian Legal System
Ch 4. First Nations Australians and the Australian Legal System
Ch 5. The Legal Profession and Professional Legal Practice and Ethics
Ch 6. Going to Law: Legal Dispute Resolution Processes
PART 2: SOURCES OF LAW: CASE LAW
Ch 7. Case Law and Precedent
Ch 8. Precedent in Australian Courts
PART 3: SOURCES OF LAW: LEGISLATION
Ch 9. Legislation
Ch 10. Approaches to Interpretation of Legislation
Ch 11. Extrinsic Aids to Interpretation of Legislation
Ch 12. Interpretation of Legislation in Context
Ch 13. Presumptions Used in the Interpretation of Legislation
Ch 14. Statutory Obligations and Discretions
Ch 15. Applying Legislation to Complex Problems
PART 4: LEGAL RESEARCH
Ch 16. Legal Research: Approaches and Steps
Ch 17. Searching for Secondary Sources
Ch 18. Searching for Case Law
Ch 19. Searching for Legislation
PART 5: LEGAL WRITING, STUDY AND EXAM SKILLS
Ch 20. Legal Writing
Ch 21. Referencing and Citation
Ch 22. Study and Exam Skills
PART 6: THE ESSENTIAL LEGAL TOOLKIT