Written by leading authors with extensive experience in both teaching and practice, this established and trusted title equips the student with all the techniques of legal research, analysis, and argument they will need for their law course and beyond. Holland & Webb take an engaging and practical approach with examples and exercises throughout which allow students to develop their knowledge and their reasoning skills making this an ideal text for first year students.
Learning Legal Rules is accompanied by online resources, complete with 200 multiple choice questions with feedback for students.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Edition description:||10th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
James Holland, Professor Emeritus, Bristol Law School, University of the West of England,Julian Webb, Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School
James Holland is a Barrister and Professor Emeritus at Bristol Law School, the University of the West of England.
Julian Webb is Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School. He is also Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Exeter and Visiting Professor at the University of Derby.
Table of Contents
1. Understanding the law
2. Finding the law
3. Reading the law
4. From reading to writing
5. Constructing the legal argument
6. The doctrine of judicial precedent
7. How precedent operates: ratio decidendi and obiter dictum
8. Making sense of statutes
9. Interpreting statutes
10. 'Bringing rights home': legal method and convention rights
11. European legal method