Language : English
Published : 2017
Pages : 320
Singapore Employment Law
Tan Sook Yee’s Principles of Land Law has been hailed as a milestone in legal text in Singapore. Previous editions of this book have been on extensively by all levels of the Singapore courts and the book’s influence is demonstrated by the fact that even a hypothetical posed in the previous edition merited an extensive discussion in the Singapore Court of Appeal. In this third edition, Professot Tan Sook Yee is joined by Associate Professors Tang Hang Wu (National University of Singapore) and Kelvin FK Low (formly of Hong Kong University, now Singapore Management of Singapore) in dating the text. The updates have been extensive , to take into court what has recently been substantially re-written to take these changes into account. Since its release in 2009, this edition has already been cited by the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore.
Contract Law offers a unique and highly innovative approach to contract law, utilizing numerous diagrams to complement the academically rigorous text, which illuminate the subject and bring it to life.
Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, the book employs a lively and critical style to explain the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of a contract. The book’s use of ‘pause for reflection’ and ‘counterpoint’ boxes also encourages students to engage with the key debates, facilitating an appreciation of the more complex tensions surrounding this essential subject.
The book is accompanied by a comprehensive website to support the use of the book in teaching. Students can access the following resources: PowerPoint slides of selected diagrams with accompanying audio (voiced by the author) to show how these come together; updates; web links to key cases and legislation; guidance on answering the questions posed in the book; and two additional chapters on incapacity and illegality & public policy. Additionally, lecturers have access to a test bank, and electronic copies of the diagrams from the book.
About the Author
Mindy Chen-Wishart is Reader in Contract Law in the Law Faculty at Oxford University, a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. Previously she was a senior lecturer at Otago University, New Zealand, and Rhodes Research Fellow at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.
Medical law touches on many of society’s most hotly debated issues, from the status of the embryo to the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, and from assisted suicide to research on humans, organ transplantation, and the ownership of body parts. The media shines a glaring light on these and many other contentious medical questions, but as legal authority Charles Foster points out, camera flashes don’t shed real light. To truly grasp these issues, Foster argues, you have to dive deep into the particular cases, and further, to the principles behind the cases. In this highly readable and entertaining book, Foster illuminates those principles, illustrating them with examples from many fascinating and notorious cases. He sheds light on such controversial and significant topics as clinical negligence, patient confidentiality, euthanasia, informed consent, abortion, in vitro fertilization, and much more. Whatever your interest in medical law–as a healthcare professional, policy-maker, law student, or just the concerned owner of a body–this Very Short Introduction it is essential reading.
About the Series:
Oxford’s Very Short Introductions series offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects–from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, Literary Theory to History, and Archaeology to the Bible. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume in this series provides trenchant and provocative–yet always balanced and complete–discussions of the central issues in a given discipline or field. Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how the subject has developed and how it has influenced society. Eventually, the series will encompass every major academic discipline, offering all students an accessible and abundant reference library. Whatever the area of study that one deems important or appealing, whatever the topic that fascinates the general reader, the Very Short Introductions series has a handy and affordable guide that will likely prove indispensable.
Drawing on the experiences of hundreds of law students, this guide demystifies the peculiar language and complicated practices that surround the study of law. Reliable tips and suggestions for how to cope with the challenging and competitive law school environment helps students become active and successful participants in their education. In this comprehensive guide students can find tips to manage time, read cases, take useful notes, write convincing essays, produce excellent exam results, and take full advantage of increasingly popular Internet resources for law students.