Introduction to South African Law: Fresh Perspectives 3/E ePDF

Level/Grade: Tertiary
Author(s): Barratt, A; Van Coller, H; Govindjee, A; De Freitas, S; Iya, PF; Kruuse, H; Pillay, K; Du Preez, M; Singh, PP; Tshingana, L; Meintjies-Van der Walt, L
ISBN: 9781485702115
License: Perpetual licence
File type: ePDF
R608,00
R608,00
Now in its third edition, Introduction to South African Law – Fresh Perspectives offers first-year students a comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to South African law. It provides students with a firm foundation in a balanced blend of theory and practice and covers the following sections:
Section 1: The roots of our law – History and development of South African law;
Section 2: The trunk that supports our law – The Constitution, legislation, legal ethics, case law, common law, customary law, sources of the law, the courts and the legal profession;
Section 3: The branches of our law – Constitutional law and human rights, administrative law, criminal law, public law, private law, commercial law and procedural law;
Section 4: International law – Public and private international law; and
Section 5: The changing tree of law – Aids and the law, and ways of thinking about law or jurisprudence.

Key features
  • Engaging chapter openers that encourage students to explore the topics covered in each chapter and question prior knowledge;
  • Activities and case studies throughout the text to promote active thinking and the practice of skills;
  • Applicable case law and extensive references to relevant documents to illustrate the integration of theory and practice in law;
  • Margin notes and definitions of key terms to provide additional student support; and
  • Chapter summaries and revision questions to consolidate the learning experience.
New in this edition
  • A new chapter on legal ethics and professional responsibility;
  • Applicable case law that is integrated in each chapter;
  • Answers to all questions on the students support site;
  • Powerpoint slides on the lecturer support site; and
  • References to websites that are clickable and directly accessible in the eBook.
This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to:
  • View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet;
  • Search for and highlight text; and
  • Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.
Country South Africa
Product Type Text Book
Author(s) Barratt, A; Van Coller, H; Govindjee, A; De Freitas, S; Iya, PF; Kruuse, H; Pillay, K; Du Preez, M; Singh, PP; Tshingana, L; Meintjies-Van der Walt, L
Level/Grade Tertiary
Brand Fresh Perspectives
Imprint Pearson South Africa
ISBN 9781485702115
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePDF
Format ePDF
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