CONTENTS CHAPTERS 1. Introduction 2. Theories of Law: Law as the Dictate of Reason: Natural Law Theory 3. Theories of Law: Command of the Sovereign: Positive Theory 4. Legal Theories: Law as the Practice of the Court: Legal Realism 5. Theories of Law: Law as a System of Rules 6. International Law 7. The Function and Purpose of Law 8. Law and Fact 9. The Territorial Nature of Law 1. Constitutional Law 11. The Administration of Justice 12. Sources of Law: Legal and Historical Sources 13. Sources of Law: Legislation 14. Precedent as a Source of Law 15. Custom as a Source of Law 16. Concepts: Legal Rights 17. Concepts: Ownership 18. Possession 19. Concepts: Legal Person 2. Titles 21. Principles of Liability 22. The Law of Property 23. Obligations 24. Procedure 25. The Evolution of Law
"Avtar Singh was a former reader in Law, Lucknow University, where he taught for 40 years. He has several important books to his credit and many of which are considered as leading law books of the country. He has received many awards for his excellent writing skills in law including the Saraswati Samman and Vidya Bhushan awards from the UP State Government. Harpreet Kaur is Professor of Law at National Law University, Delhi. Before joining the law university, she taught in business schools and had the opportunity of teaching labour law courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is presently a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Miami Dade College, Miami for 2016 Fall semester. Together, these two authors have several textbooks to their credit such as Introduction to the Law of Torts and Consumer Protection (LexisNexis, 2013), Interpretation of Statutes (LexisNexis, 2014), Introduction to Jurisprudence (LexisNexis, 2013)."