Introduction to Law, 2e
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:
  •   our legal system
  •   working in a law firm
  •   civil law & litigation
  •   criminal law
  •   family law
  •   corporate law
  •   real estate & conveyancing law
  •   wills & estates law
  •   employment & labour 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.
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Each of the nine units has four Test Your Knowledge sections, each with ten questions in four different formats: 
  •   Select-a-term
  •   Short Answer
  •   Fill-in-the-Blanks
  •   True/False. 
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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. 
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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
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Unit 4: Criminal Law 
New information re: youth criminal justice
Updated appeal procedures
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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
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Unit 8: Wills and Estates 
Major update to reflect new legislation especially in BC

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