Part I. Law, Lawyers and Justice: 1. Welcome to the Law; 2. History and justice; 3. First Peoples and the Law; Part II. Legal Institutions: 4. Parliamentary Institutions; 5. The Courts; Part III. Learning the Laws: 6. Categories of Law; 7. Statute Law; 8. The Common Law; 9. Understanding Statutes; Part IV. Research and Persuasion: 10. Frameworks for Legal Thinking; 11. Equality, Difference and Law 12. Analysing and Persuading; 13. Finding the Law; 14. Grappling with Facts; Part V. Profession and Community: 15. The Ethical Lawyer; 16. Lawyers and Clients; 17. Becoming a Lawyer.
An acessible and engaging introduction to Australian law for students entering their law degree.