This 100% Canadian introductory law text is for a wide variety of students. It is of particular benefit to those who plan on pursuing legal studies, business law, and entrepreneurship.
For students who have taken a basic legal terminology
course, this text provides a review but adds a lot of new information relating to:
- real estate & conveyancing law
The material is easy to read and understand. It is enhanced with many topical legal precedents to help students link their knowledge to real-world, practical applications. It also highlights specific legal considerations facing business law and entrepreneurship students when they enter the workforce.
Each of the nine units has four Test Your Knowledge sections, each with ten questions in four different formats:
That's 360 questions in the text!
NEW to the 2nd Edition
Each unit now contains an Expand Your Knowledge section that presents a number of research and discussion topics, designed to expand your students' legal knowledge and to examine legal issues in greater depth and from varying perspectives.
Many new documents/precedents have been added throughout the 2nd edition
Most Units contain additional Unit Terminology.
Other changes/additions/improvements you and your students will appreciate:
Unit 3: Civil Law & Litigation
Updated to include Interrogatories and Appeals
Unit 4: Criminal Law
New information re: youth criminal justice
Updated appeal procedures
Unit 5: Family Law
Extensive updating, including new sections on family law relationships; family violence; assisted reproduction; parenting coordination; commencing court proceedings; child custody, access, and support interim Court Orders
Unit 8: Wills and Estates
Major update to reflect new legislation especially in BC