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Understanding Scots Law
Understanding Scots Law
3rd Edition
Practice Area:  Scottish Law
ISBN:  9780414064546
Published by:  W. Green
Author:Various
Publication Date:  08 Aug 2018
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Understanding Scots Law is an accessible, comprehensive and concise introductory legal text for students studying Scots law or law as part of another course. The book covers a range of topics taught on BA Law and Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Legal Services qualifications encompassing public Law, private law and procedure.

The presentation of the text is designed to facilitate learning with features including: a list of learning outcomes at the start of each chapter; the highlighting of key concepts; chapter summaries; lists of key legal authority; quick quizzes; further reading and relevant web links.

Unique content layout – featured in each chapter:

  • List of learning outcomes
  • Key concepts
  • Chapter summary
  • Key cases
  • Quick quiz
  • Further reading
  • Relevant web links

Author team:

Christina Ashton
Gordon Cameron
James Chalmers
Vic Craig
Brian Dempsey
Alex Gibb
Nicholas Grier
Charles Hennessy
Dale McFadzean
Nick McKerrell
Alan Reid
Muriel Robison
Robert Shiels



CONTENTS
1.    Introduction to the Scottish Legal System
  • Sources of Scots law
  • Structure of the legal system

2.    Public Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • EU dimension to the Scottish legal system
  • Human rights
  • Criminal law

3.    Scots Private Law
  • Contract
  • Sale of goods and consumer law
  • Employment law
  • Commercial law
  • Delict
  • Property
  • Trusts
  • Succession
  • Family

4.    Procedure
  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal procedure

5.    Legal Skills
  • Legal skills

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