Introduction to Law in Canada [Sample Chapter]
Introduction to Law in Canada [Sample Chapter]

Introduction to Law in Canada [Sample Chapter]

Lead Author(s): John Fairlie, Philip Sworden

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A comprehensive, all-in-one resource for any course offering an overview of Canada’s legal system.

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Pricing

Average price of textbook across most common format

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Up to 40-60% more affordable

Lifetime access on any device

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

$109.95

Print text only

$66.95

Only 6 months of access. 12 months ($93.95), 18 months ($120.95), 24 months ($147.95)

Up-to-date content

Revised and updated with the latest content

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

Book was released in spring of 2018

In-book Interactivity

Includes embedded multi-media files and integrated software to enhance visual presentation of concepts directly in textbook

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

Customizable

Ability to revise, adjust and adapt content to meet needs of course and instructor

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

Built-in Interactive Assessment Questions

Assessment questions with feedback embedded throughout textbook

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

All-in-one Platform

Access to additional questions, test banks, and slides available within one platform

Edmond/Top Hat

Introduction to Law in Canada, 2nd Edition © 2019

Nelson

Canadian Law: An Introduction, 7th Edition, © 2019

About this textbook

Lead Author

John Fairlie, BMus, LLB, LLM,Capilano University

John Fairlie, BMus, LLB, LLM, is chair of the School of Legal Studies at Capilano University in North Vancouver. He was the lead developer of Capilano’s Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) degree, which launched in 2010. He has taught a range of law courses, including Introduction to Law, Jurisprudence, Torts, Contracts, Property, Family, Company, Business, Criminal, Evidence, and Legal Research.

What you will learn

This is a comprehensive Introduction to Law textbook with a substantial exploration of the nature of law, common and civil law systems, Canada’s constitutional framework, and the legal industry in practice.

It is the most current post-secondary book of its kind on the market. It includes recent statistics, legislation, legal cases, and many examples. It is visually rich and includes numerous full-color illustrations, tables, figures, and maps. There is also a variety of high-quality classroom discussion questions throughout the book.

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