Chapter 1: Law in societyChapter 2: CrimeChapter 3: Criminal investigation and sanctionsChapter 4: The courtroomChapter 5: Civil lawChapter 6: Civil law in actionChapter 7: A question of rightsChapter 8: Contract lawChapter 9: Family lawChapter 10: Consumers and lawChapter 11: Workplace lawsChapter 12: Wills and inheritanceChapter 13: Sports and the lawChapter 14: Tenants and the lawChapter 15: Environmental lawGlossary
Margaret Beazer has been involved with Legal Studies in Victoria for many years. She has been writing Legal Studies text books since 1990 and ran her own publishing business for many years. Prior to publishing and authoring, Margaret taught Legal Studies at Monash High School and Trinity Grammar School, worked in curriculum development for the then Board of Studies and was the Legal Studies State Reviewer for over 20 years.Michelle Humphreys is an experienced teacher of VCE Legal Studies, who has been active promoting the teaching and learning of Legal Studies throughout Victoria. She has been involved with the development of the current Study Design, and has also been an examination assessor.Josie Gray has over 25 years' experience in the planning and delivery of both academic and vocational education and training programs. She has taught business and law-related subjects to both school-age and adult learners. In recent years, Josie has worked as an Assistant Principal in the Victorian government school sector and as an educator in the Vocational Education and Training sector delivering law-related units within the Diploma of Public Safety. Lisa Filippin is an experienced solicitor, teacher, assessor and examiner. She is currently a practising solicitor, working predominantly in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency. Prior to working as a solicitor, Lisa taught at Melbourne Girls Grammar in the areas of Legal Studies and Business Management and was also the Year 10 Coordinator. Lisa has also held several roles involving exam development, assessment and curriculum development, and was involved in the re-accreditation of the VCE Legal Studies course in 2009 and 2010.