AS Law for OCR

By CatherineElliott
November 2008
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781405858847
440 pages
$59.50 Paper Original

AS Law for OCR is written specifically to cover the requirements of the OCR exam board and has been designed to be used by all levels and styles of learner with each being challenged and excited by their study.  


Table of contents

Unit 1: The English Legal System

Chapter 1: The civil courts

Chapter 2: Civil appeals

Chapter 3: Alternative methods of dispute resolution

Chapter 4: Police powers

Chapter 5: Criminal courts

Chapter 6: Criminal appeals

Chapter 7: Principles of sentencing

Chapter 8: Court sentencing powers

Chapter 9: The judiciary

Chapter 10: The legal profession

Chapter 11: Magistrates

Chapter 12: The jury

Chapter 13: Paying for legal services

Unit 2: Sources of Law

Chapter 14: Judicial precedent

Chapter 15: Acts of Parliament

Chapter 16: Delegated legislation

Chapter 17: Statutory interpretation

Chapter 18: European Law

Chapter 19: Law reform

Appendix 1: Answering examination questions

Appendix 2: A guide to law reports and case references

Select bibliography


Answers to exercises



Catherine Elliott is a qualified Barrister and Lecturer in Law at City University. She has extensive experience of teaching law.

Frances Quinn is an award-winning journalist, with a particular interest and experience in law.

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