AS Law for AQA

Series
Longman
Author
Catherine Elliott / Frances Quinn  
Publisher
Pearson Longman
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
656
Pub.-date
June 2008
ISBN13
9781405858861
ISBN
1405858869
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Description

AS Law for AQA is written specifically to cover the requirements of the AQA 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. 

It contains material to stretch the more advanced students, whilst containing a wealth of learning support for those needing a little more guidance.  It also supports teachers in delivering a successful course through the dedicated companion website with teacher tools to use in class.

Written by the renowned Elliott & Quinn author team, you can be assured that this text will fully support the AS Law AQA syllabus, demonstrated through the author's dedication to quality content and presentation, providing students with material that can be relied on and trusted.

 

Features

  • Specifically tailored to the new AS specifications for the AQA examination board, and tested by teachers and examiners.
  • Provides all the pedagogy and learning support you need to deliver the qualification, with features such as quizzes, tasks, group activities, online tests and suggested lesson activities designed to help your students engage with and apply the subject.
  • Helps your students to get top grades in their examinations through a wealth of AQA exam questions, full answers and answer plans in every chapter.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Law making and the legal System

Section A: Law making

Part 1: Parliamentary law making

Chapter 1: Parliamentary law making

Part 2: Delegated legislation

Chapter 2: Delegated legislation

Part 3: Statutory interpretation

Chapter 3: Statutory interpretation

Part 4: Judicial precedent

Chapter 4: Judicial precedent

Section B: The Legal System

Part 5: The civil courts and other forms of dispute resolution

Chapter 5: The civil courts

Chapter 6: Tribunals

Chapter 7: Alternative methods of dispute resolution

Part 6: The criminal courts and lay people

Chapter 8: Criminal courts

Chapter 9: Magistrates

Chapter 10: The jury

Part 7: The Legal Profession and other sources of advice and funding

Chapter 11: The legal profession

Chapter 12: Paying for legal services

Part 8: The judiciary

Chapter 13: The judges

Unit 2: The concept of liability

Section A: Introduction to criminal liability

Part 9: Underlying principles of criminal liability

Chapter 14: Elements of a crime: actus reus

Chapter 15: Elements of a crime: mens rea

Chapter 16: Non-fatal offences against the person

Chapter 17: Strict liability in criminal law

Part 10: The criminal courts, procedure and sentencing

Chapter 18: Criminal Procedure

Chapter 19 Sentencing

Section B: Introduction to tort

Part 11: Liability in negligence

Chapter 20 Negligence

Part 12: The civil courts, procedure and damages

Chapter 21 Civil procedure

Chapter 22 Compensatory damages

Section C: Introduction to contract

Part 13: Formation of contract

Chapter 23 Offer and acceptance

Chapter 24 Intention to create legal relations

Chapter 25 Consideration

Part 14 Breach of contract

Chapter 26 Breach of contract

Part 15: The civil courts, procedure and damages

Chapter 27 Compensatory damages

Appendix 1: Answering examination questions

Appendix 2: A guide to law reports and case references

Select bibliography

Glossary

Answers to exercises

Back Cover

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

It contains material to stretch more advanced students, whilst providing a wealth of learning support for those needing a little more guidance. It also supports teachers in delivering a successful course through the dedicated companion website with teacher tools to use in class.

Written by the renowned Elliott & Quinn author team and reviewed by teachers and examiners, you can be assured that this text will fully support the new AS Law AQA syllabus, providing students with material that can be relied on and trusted.

Key Features

  • Specifically tailored to the new AS specifications for the AQA examination board, and tested by teachers and examiners.
  • Provides all the pedagogy and learning support you need to deliver the qualification, with features such as quizzes, tasks, group activities, online tests and suggested lesson activities designed to help your students engage with and apply the subject.
  • Helps your students to get top grades in their examinations through a wealth of AQA exam questions, full answers and answer plans in every chapter.

Do you want to give yourself a head start come exam time?

Visit www.mylawchamber.co.uk/elliottquinnaqa to access exercises to test yourself on topics covered in the book, and updates to major changes in the law to make sure you know the latest developments.

Also includes a range of teaching support materials to help teachers to teach the subject.

About the authors:

Catherine Elliottis a qualified Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law at City University. She has extensive experience of teaching law at both to both undergraduate and A-level students.

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

 

 

Author

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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