The Law in 60 Seconds (Paperback)

A Pocket Guide to Your Rights

Christian Weaver

Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose

'An indispensable guide to the law and your rights, giving you a lawyer in your pocket for a multitude of legal questions and problems that crop up in everyday life. ... Exceptional' - The Secret Barrister
'Brilliant and generous and very necessary' - Sarah Langford, author of In Your Defense
'A triumph of a book. It should form the basis for a national curriculum in law.' - Joanna Hardy-Susskind

From junior barrister Christian Weaver comes an indispensable guide to your basic legal rights.

We engage with the law every day: when we leave the house, and even when we don't, we're bound by rules we don't even notice. Until they're used against us. Knowing our rights means taking control of our lives.

In this handbook, lawyer Christian Weaver brings together everything you need to know to claim your space in the world. Whether you are arguing with your landlord, looking for a refund, going to a protest or being harassed, this essential guide illuminates the full power of the law, and arms you with your rights, including:
- in a relationship
- at home
- out on the street
- when you've spent money, owe it or are owed it

From housing to relationships, police conduct to travel, this guide will give you the confidence and clarity to take control in any situation.

Publication date: 23/09/2021

£8.99

ISBN: 9781788166492

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: Current Affairs, Health & Wellbeing, Humour & Gift, Politics & Economics, Reference

The Law in 60 Seconds (Ebook)

A Pocket Guide to Your Rights

Christian Weaver

Pioneering legal advice for people with no time to lose

'An indispensable guide to the law and your rights, giving you a lawyer in your pocket for a multitude of legal questions and problems that crop up in everyday life. ... Exceptional' - The Secret Barrister
'Brilliant and generous and very necessary' - Sarah Langford, author of In Your Defense
'A triumph of a book. It should form the basis for a national curriculum in law.' - Joanna Hardy-Susskind

From junior barrister Christian Weaver comes an indispensable guide to your basic legal rights.

We engage with the law every day: when we leave the house, and even when we don't, we're bound by rules we don't even notice. Until they're used against us. Knowing our rights means taking control of our lives.

In this handbook, lawyer Christian Weaver brings together everything you need to know to claim your space in the world. Whether you are arguing with your landlord, looking for a refund, going to a protest or being harassed, this essential guide illuminates the full power of the law, and arms you with your rights, including:
- in a relationship
- at home
- out on the street
- when you've spent money, owe it or are owed it

From housing to relationships, police conduct to travel, this guide will give you the confidence and clarity to take control in any situation.

Publication date: 23/09/2021

£8.99

ISBN: 9781782837671

ISBN 10 / ASIN: B08FVCGJ1N

Imprint: Profile Books

Subject: Current Affairs, Health & Wellbeing, Humour & Gift, Politics & Economics, Reference

Reviews for The Law in 60 Seconds

'Pioneering legal advice'

 Guardian

'A brilliant and generous and very necessary book'

Sarah Langford, author In Your Defense: True Stories of Life and Law

'From landlords to loans, from healthcare to stalking, from neighbour disputes to maternity pay - this GEM of a book has it all. ... A triumph of a book. It should form the basis for a national curriculum in law.'

Joanna Hardy-Susskind 

Christian Weaver

Christian Weaver

Christian Weaver is a barrister at a leading human-rights chambers, where he regularly represents clients whose rights are at risk. He previously worked at INQUEST and volunteered at Liberty and Nottingham Law School's Legal Advice Clinic. In 2018, concerned about the increasing number of people he knew being stopped and searched, he created the YouTube series 'The Law in 60 Seconds' to inform people of their rights and make the law accessible; those videos have now been viewed thousands of times, and been featured on BBC News, in the Guardian and the i Paper. Christian is from Nottingham, England.

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