Nutshell: Legal Theory

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The essence of the law...

Lawbook Co. Nutshells are the essential revision tool: they provide a concise outline of the principles for each of the major subject areas within undergraduate law.

Written in clear, straight-forward language, the authors explain the principles, and highlight key cases and legislative provisions for each subject.

Nutshell: Legal Theory is aimed primarily at students encountering legal theory for the first time or seeking a concise summary of the area for revision purposes. The third edition contains a new chapter on critical reasoning. Several other parts of the book have been revised and updated to reflect recent developments, including new suggestions for further reading.

1: What Is Legal Theory? 2: Critical Reasoning 3: Classical Natural Law Theories 4: Legal Positivism 5: Contemporary Natural Law Theories 6: Liberalism and Law 7: Critical Legal Theories 8: Fundamental Legal Conceptions 9: The Role of the Judge 10: Ethical Theories 11: Theories of Justice.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherThomson Lawbook Co
Number of pages173
Edition3rd
ISBN (Electronic)9780455240602
ISBN (Print)9780455240671
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Crowe, J. (2019). Nutshell: Legal Theory. (3rd ed.) Sydney: Thomson Lawbook Co.
Crowe, Jonathan. / Nutshell: Legal Theory. 3rd ed. Sydney : Thomson Lawbook Co, 2019. 173 p.
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