25 years of Blackstone's Statutes It is a testament to the quality of Blackstone's Statutes that they have stood the test of time since publication of the first title in the series in 1987. A vital reference tool for students during their studies and also as a resource for use during their exams, Blackstone's Statutes remain the original and best and continue to set the standard by which all other statute books are measured. Blackstone's Statutes remain the first choice for students and lecturers Designed specifically for students Blackstone's Statutes lead the market in providing a carefully selected, regularly updated and well sourced collection of legislation for the core subjects and major options offered on a
law syllabus. Reliability - each book is designed as a result of extensive research into the content of law courses; titles are reviewed based on detailed market feedback. Authority - all editors are subject specialists with a wealth of experience of the legal exam process and of updating statute books. Currency - publishing the titles in August means legislative material as late as July can be included. Exam Use - unannotated legislation and no author commentary ensures all titles comply with typical regulations governing what reference materials can be taken into an exam. Ease of Use - comprehensive tables of contents in both alphabetical and chronological format aid searching. An increased
page size aids readability. Extra materials and online support www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/statutes/ As well as resources for the individual titles, the Online Resource Centre now contains the following series resources:
Video: a guide to reading and interpreting statutes - Mr Justice Sales, High Court Judge and Member of the Statute Law Society Council provides a guide to reading and interpreting statutes.
Exams: How to cope with and use your statutes book in exams - authored by Robert G. Lee, editor of Blackstone's Statutes on Public Law & Human Rights.
Guidance on how to
use a statute book - authored by Derek French, editor of Blackstone's Statutes on Company Law. Learn how to find your way around a statute.
'Making legislation': videos from the Statute Law Society - links to a series of video interviews providing a unique insight into the process by which legislation is created in the United Kingdom. Giving something back Oxford University Press are proud to sponsor an essay prize set up by the Statute Law Society in honour of the late chair of the society, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry SJ.
www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/law/essay_prizeReadership: Undergraduates and postgraduates
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