How to Do Things with Rules

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How to Do Things with Rules

By William Twining; David Miers

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New to English law? Need to know how rules are made, interpreted and applied? This popular and well-established textbook will show you how. It simplifies legal method by combining examples with an account of rules in general: the who, what, why and how of interpretation. Starting with standpoint and context, it identifies factors that give rise to doubts about the interpretation of a rule and recommends a systematic approach to analysing those factors. Questions and exercises integrated in the text and on the accompanying website will help you to develop skills in reading, interpreting and arguing about legal and other rules. The text is fully updated on developments in the legislative process and the judicial interpretation of statutes and precedent. It includes a new chapter on 'The European Dimension' reflecting the changes brought about by the Human Rights Act 1998.

Subject: Professional, Career & Trade -> Law -> Law

How to Do Things with Rules
5th edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 5/20/10
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 0511850077
ISBN 13: 9780511850073
Print ISBN: 9780521195492

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