Law and Justice in Australia eBook 9780195588262

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Law and Justice in Australia takes a historical, critical and contextual approach to law and justice and offers readers a mix of stories, cases, article extracts and explanatory commentary. Written in a natural narrative style, this book encourages students to develop an in-depth understanding of the legal system and creates a sound basis for further law study.The third edition prepares students to start thinking like lawyers; challenging them to deal with significant material, think deeply about law and society, and develop critical skills that can be applied to their future careers.New to this edition New chapter The Modern Lawyer draws on current research about the psychological wellbeing of lawyers and the development of personal and professional resilience within the context of the legal system of the twenty-first century Renewed focus on providing a global perspective with international and comparative law All chapters have been updated and engaging new stories added OUP ANZ correction notice for Law and Justice in Australia: Foundations of the Legal System (2013).Please note the following sentence on pg. 227 is incorrect, and the words ‘and to his own children’ are to be removed with immediate effect:‘…It was believed that he had made a practice of writing threatening letters to members of his wife’s family and to his own children.’OUP ANZ apologises for any harm associated with the error and is in the process of amending both print and digital editions of Law and Justice in Australia: Foundations of the Legal System (2013).

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ISBN 9780195588262
Publisher Oxford VitalSource eBook
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Edition 3