Law in context / Stephen Bottomley, Simon Bronitt.

Author
Bottomley, Stephen [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
3rd ed.
Published/​Created
Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2006.
Description
xiii, 430 p. ; 24 cm.

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Examines the politics of lawmaking, and the impact of the law on questions of gender, race and multiculturalism. This book looks at the ideas that underlie legal systems, particularly of common law jurisdictions, and how these ideas play themselves out in issues such as access to justice, the litigation process, and the lawyer-client relationship.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Pt. A. Law in a political context
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Law's blueprints : the political and philsoophical foundations of law
  • 3. Formalism and the rule of law
  • Pt. B. The processes of law
  • 4. Access to justice
  • 5. Litigation
  • 6. Lawyers, clients and ethics
  • 7. The politics of law-making
  • 8. Gender
  • 9. Race and multiculturalism
  • Pt. C. Law and regulation
  • 10. Law and regulation
  • 11. Foundations of economic analysis
  • 12. Economics and the common law
  • 13. Economics and government regulation
  • 14. Law, globalism and terrorism.
ISBN
1862873410
OCLC
68208589
RCP
H - S
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