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Understanding Scots Law: An Introduction to Scots Law, Procedure and Legal Skills 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780414064546
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414018457
Published: August 2018
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £33.00

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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.

Newly featured in this edition:-

  • Succession (Scotland) Act 2016
  • Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016
  • Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill 2016
  • Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014
  • Scotland Act 2016
  • Fresh new cases
  • The impact of Brexit on the Scottish constitution

Scots Law
Part 1 Introduction to the Scottish Legal System
1.Sources of Scots Law
2.Structure of the Legal System

Part 2 Public Law
3.Constitutional Law
4.The EU Dimension to the Scottish Legal System
5.Human Rights Law 6.Criminal Law

Part 3 Scots Private Law
8.Sale of Goods and Consumer Law
9.Employment Law
10.Commercial Law

Part 4 Procedure
16.Civil Litigation
17.Criminal Procedure

Part 5 Legal Skills