Unlocking EU Law

Author: Tony Storey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780340971185
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unlocking the Law is the groundbreaking series of textbooks with a unique approach to the study of law. Designed specifically to make the subject matter accessible, the text includes features, activities, key facts charts, diagrams, and clear headings and sub-headings to aid students in understanding the different areas within their course. Unlocking the Law textbooks have been written specifically to ensure that readers understand fully the concepts required and are able to apply them with confidence. All titles in the series follow the same format and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications. Unlocking the Law remains the most original and accessible textbook series available.

Unlocking Employment Law

Author: Chris Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444149725
Format: PDF
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A new volume in the successful Unlocking the Law series on this fascinating and dynamic area of law, containing the essential recent developments, including the Equality Act 2010. Each chapter opens with aims and objectives and contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts, diagrams to aid learning and numerous headings and sub-headings to make the subject manageable. Features include summaries to check your understanding of each chapter, a glossary of legal terminology, essay questions with answer plans and exam questions with guidance on answering. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. Resources supporting this book are available online at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk.

Unlocking Criminal Law

Author: Jacqueline Martin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444171100
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Criminal law is a dynamic and popular element of all law degrees. Unlocking Criminal Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Background to criminal law HomicideActus reus Non-fatal offences against the personMens rea Sexual offencesStrict liability TheftParties to a crime Robbery, burglary and other offences in the Theft ActsInchoate offences Deception offencesCapacity Cri.

Unlocking Company Law 2nd Edition

Author: Sue McLaughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144417102X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Company law is a vibrant and fast-moving area of the legal system. Unlocking Company Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an essential foundation to company law. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Legal Structures of Business Organisations The Company as a Distinct Legal Person Company Formation and Linked Issues The Constitution of the Company Financing a Company Shareholders, shares and share capital Capital Maintenance and Distributions Governance of the Company Legally Binding the Company Directors' duties Rescuing Troubled Companies and Takeovers Winding up and Dissolution Transparency This second edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments in the law, including all significant new cases. It also contains new material on rescuing troubled companies and takeovers. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. The popular website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk has been improved and updated. It provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Unlocking the English Legal System

Author: Rebecca Huxley-Binns
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144417424X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Knowledge of the English legal system is the cornerstone to every law degree in England and Wales. UNLOCKING THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an essential foundation to your learning. This fourth edition is fully up to date with changes to the law and all the latest developments, including: the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 changes to sentencing All recent cases Interactive resources supporting this book are available online at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk. These include: A video introduction Multiple choice questions Key questions and answers Revision mp3s The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Features include: aims and objectives at the start of each chapter key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge diagrams to aid learning summaries to help check your understanding of each chapter problem questions with guidance on answering a glossary of legal terminology The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications, as well as popular option units. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides supporting resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and updates to the law.

Unlocking Company Law

Author: Susan McLaughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317666488
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unlocking Company Law will help you grasp the main concepts of Company Law with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning helping you to advance with confidence: Clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject Key Facts boxes throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding End-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic Cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly Frequent activities and self-test questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice Sample essay questions with annotated answers prepare you for assessment Glossary of legal terms clarifies important definitions This edition has been updated to include key recent changes and developments in company law, both case law and statutory. Two recent Supreme Court decisions on piercing the corporate veil, VTB Capital plc v Nutritek International Corp and others and Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited & Others, are examined, as is Popplewell J’s detailed judgment on directors’ duties in Madoff Securities International Limited (In Liquidation) v Raven and others. Important new provisions for binding votes and detailed disclosure of directors’ remuneration, changes to the company charges registration and narrative reporting regimes and new rules facilitating private company share reductions/buy-backs are outlined as are imminent developments included in the 2014 Deregulation Bill (stemming from the Government Red Tape Challenge). Commitment of the EU and UK Government to improving corporate governance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) makes core company law, the focus of this book, more relevant than ever. The books in the Unlocking the Law Series get straight to the point and offer clear and concise coverage of the law, broken-down into bite-size sections with regular recaps to boost your confidence. They provide complete coverage of both core and popular optional law modules, presented in an innovative, visual format and are supported by a website which offers students a host of additional practice opportunities.

EU Law

Author: Chris Turner
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9780340926796
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Law at your fingertips... Key Cases has been written for students studying Law. It is an essential revision tool to be used alone or with the partner Key Facts book in order to ensure a thorough knowledge of core cases for any given law topic. Understanding essential and leading cases fully is a vital part to your study of law - the format, style and explanations of Key Cases will ensure you have this understanding. The series is written and edited by an expert team of authors whose experience means they know exactly what is required in a revision aid. They include lecturers and barristers, who have brought their expertise and knowledge to the series to make it user-friendly and accessible. Key features include: essential and leading cases explained; user-friendly layout and style; extensive use of diagrams and charts to aid revision; pocket sized and easily portable; highly regarded authors and editors.

Unlocking Torts

Author: Chris Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134652682
Format: PDF
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Tort law is a core element of every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking Torts will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease. This book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Negligence and negligence related torts including occupiers' liability and employers' liability Land based torts such as trespass, nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher Liability for animals Torts relating to goods Trespass to the person Defamation and other torts relating to reputation Economic torts, breach of a statutory duty, vicarious liability, defences and remedies The fourth edition is fully up to date with the major recent cases including major developments in vicarious liability. It also includes changes after the Defamation Act 2013. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with a list of aims and objectives, contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning. Cases and judgments are prominently displayed, as are primary source quotations. Summaries help check your understanding of each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The series website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.

Unlocking Human Rights

Author: Peter Halstead
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317814649
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unlocking Human Rights will ensure that you grasp the main concepts of this fascinating and dynamic area of law with ease, providing you with an indispensible foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: • The nature of human rights • European Convention on Human Rights • Human Rights Act • Right to life • Torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment • Public order, police powers, freedom of association and assembly • Right to a fair trial • Freedom of expression • Privacy, private life and marriage • Right to liberty and security • Prohibition of discrimination • Terrorism • Freedom of thought, conscience and religion • Property rights • Contemporary themes of UN human rights review of the UK, constitutional reform, and security The book provides practical knowledge to help you apply the understanding of these themes and explains: • Rights concepts and language • How the Convention and Human Rights Act operate • Ways in which applicants use the procedures to remedy injustices when domestic UK law has let them down • What kinds of protection are available to everyone within the UK’s jurisdiction • How a balance is struck between the need to protect many different kinds of right in the modern world, with the equally important need to protect everyone from external threats • Why it is vital that essential freedoms of thought, conscience, religion, association, assembly and expression are protected • How the ‘rights’ which everyone claims as their own have to be balanced against the qualifications or restrictions that are imposed to protect other people’s interests This new volume is fully up-to-date with the latest changes in the law and includes discussion of essential developments, including the Protection of Freedom Act 2012, Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 and the Succession to the Crown Act 2013.

Key Facts EU Law

Author: Chris Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144416998X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Key Facts is the essential revision series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and post-graduate conversion courses. The Key Facts series provides the simplest and most effective way for you to absorb and retain the essential facts needed to pass your exams effortlessly. Key features include: * Diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise the key points * Structured heading levels to allow for clear recall of the main facts * Charts and tables to break down more complex information New to these editions is an improved text design making the books easier to read and the facts easier to retain. Key Facts books are supported by the website www.UnlockingTheLaw.co.uk where you will find extensive revision materials including MCQs and Key Q&As.