Provides an account of contemporary Australian Public Law for students in Australian Law Schools. The book covers current issues such as the recognition of Indigenous Australians as well as key concepts that apply to both the Commonwealth and State jurisdictions such as the rule of law and the separation of powers.
Laying Down the Law provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of law. Essential foundation topics covered include Australia’s legal system and sources of law while discussion of current issues highlights the context in which our legal system operates and the role and responsibilities of the legal profession.
Nemes & Coss’ Effective Legal Research is a guide to mastering the techniques and strategies that are vital for successful legal research and writing. Citation information has been extended to assist researchers to produce clear, well-referenced writing conforming to the widely adopted Australian Guide to Legal Citation.
A Practical Guide to Legal Research presents the essential skills of legal research in Australian Law and International Law, and provides focused examples that allow readers immediate practice and the chance to develop their legal research skills. The Guide moves logically through the process of legal research by actually showing the reader how to do legal research.
Mastering Law Studies and Law Exam Techniques de-mystifies the process of studying law and provides the foundations for law school success. Provides basic rules and helpful hints on study techniques, sample exam questions and answers contributed by experienced law lecturers, and guides to success in moot court and on how to approach multiple choice and essay assessments.
Researching and Writing in Law provides keys to the fundamental electronic sources of legal research, as well as exploring traditional doctrinal methodologies. Included in this edition are extensive checklists for locating and validating the law in Australia, England, Canada, the United States, and New Zealand.