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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Understanding Scots Law: An Introduction to Scots Law, Procedure and Legal Skills 3rd ed isbn 9780414064546

Understanding Scots Law: An Introduction to Scots Law, Procedure and Legal Skills

ISBN13: 9780414018457
New Edition ISBN: 9780414064546
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414016910
Published: August 2012
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

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.

Scots Law
1. Sources of Scots Law
2. Structure of the Legal System
3. Constitutional Law
4. The EU Dimension to the Scottish Legal System
5. Human Rights Law
6. Criminal Law
7. Contract
8. Consumer Law
9. Employment Law
10. Commercial Law
11. Delict
12. Property
13. Trusts
14. Succession
15. Family (includes new section on adoption)
16. Civil Litigation