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Invitation to Law

Invitation to Law

A. W. B. Simpson

ISBN: 978-0-631-14538-7

Jan 1991

236 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$48.95

Description

An illuminating guide to the pervasiveness and intricacies of law and an ideal invitation for those interested in its mechanics, purposes and functions. It is a thorough guide to a mysterious and complex institution and profession.
1. The Pervasiveness of Law.

2. Legal Ideals and Sordid Realities.

3. Legal Systems and Legal Traditions.

4. The Divisions of the Law.

5. The Sources of Law.

6. Lawyers.

7. The Academic Study of Law.

8. The Future of the Law.

9. Where Next?

"A delightful book - one can open it at almost any page and be drawn in. It is no small compliment to say that it would be an excellent appealing appetiser for uncommited 6th formers and pre-law students.... all three years of undergraduates would get benefit from reading it." V Tunkel, Queen Mary College, London
* Extremely witty, readable, intelligent.
* New title in the successful `Invitations' series.
* Extremely witty, readable, intelligent.
* New title in the successful `Invitations' series.