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Unlocking the Law


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The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. The books have been designed with the same format and structure, so each chapter in each book includes: a list of aims and objectives, activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge, and diagrams to aid learning.

All topic areas are broken up into manageable sections with a logical progression and extensive use of headings and numerous sub-headings as well as an extensive contents list and index. Each book in the series contains a variety of flow charts, diagrams, key facts charts and summaries to reinforce the information in the body of the text. Diagrams and flow charts are particularly useful because they can provide a quick and easy understanding of the key points, especially when revising for examinations. Key facts charts not only provide a quick visual guide through the subject but are also useful for revision.

Many cases are separated out for easy access and all cases have full citation in the text as well as the table of cases for easy reference. The emphasis of the series is on depth of understanding much more than breadth of detail. For this reason each text also includes key extracts from judgments where appropriate. Extracts from academic comment from journal articles and leading texts are also included to give some insight into the academic debate on complex or controversial areas. In both cases these are highlighted and removed from the body of the text.

Finally the books also include much formative 'self-testing', with a variety of activities ranging through subject specific comprehension, application of the law, and a range of other activities to help the student gain a good idea of his or her progress in the course. Appendices with guides on completing essay style questions and legal problem solving supplement and support this interactivity. Besides this a sample essay plan is added at the end of most chapters.

Series editors: Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels. Chris Turner LLM is a Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University.

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Unlocking Land Law

Unlocking Land Law

Forthcoming

Judith Bray
March 15, 2018

Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Land Law. The information is clearly presented in a logical...

Unlocking Criminal Law

Unlocking Criminal Law

Tony Storey
June 21, 2017

UNLOCKING CRIMINAL LAW will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Criminal Law. The information is clearly presented in...

Unlocking Equity and Trusts

Unlocking Equity and Trusts

Mohamed Ramjohn
May 09, 2017

Unlocking Equity and Trusts will help you grasp the main concepts of Equity and Trusts with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented in a...

Unlocking the English Legal System

Unlocking the English Legal System

Rebecca Huxley-Binns, Jacqueline Martin, Tom Frost
May 03, 2017

Unlocking the English Legal System will help you grasp the main concepts of the legal system in England and Wales with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. This edition...

Unlocking Land Law

Unlocking Land Law

Judith Bray
February 08, 2016

Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Land Law. The information is clearly presented in a logical...

Unlocking Evidence

Unlocking Evidence

Charanjit Singh, Mohamed Ramjohn
February 03, 2016

Unlocking Evidence will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Evidence.   The information is clearly presented in a logical...

Unlocking Company Law

Unlocking Company Law

Susan McLaughlin
March 04, 2015

Unlocking Company Law will help you grasp the main concepts of Company Law with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented in a logical...

Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics 2e

Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics 2e

Claudia Carr
November 20, 2014

Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics will help you grasp the main concepts of Medical Law with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented...

Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law

Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law

Mark Ryan, Steve Foster, Mark Ryan, Steve Foster
May 16, 2014

Constitutional and administrative law (Public law) is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This revised third edition is fully...

Unlocking Land Law

Unlocking Land Law

Judith Bray
April 15, 2014

Land Law is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING LAND LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This fourth edition is fully up to date with the latest changes in the law and includes discussion of: The...

Unlocking EU Law

Unlocking EU Law

Tony Storey, Chris Turner, Tony Storey
March 06, 2014

European Law is a core element of all law degrees in England and Wales. Unlocking EU Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an essential foundation for further study or practice. This new fourth edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments...

Unlocking Human Rights

Unlocking Human Rights

Peter Halstead
February 12, 2014

Unlocking Human Rights will ensure that you grasp the main concepts of this fascinating and dynamic area of law with ease, providing you with an indispensible foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: • The nature of human rights• European...

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