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“I think it an undeniable position, that a competent knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education.”

Sir William Blackstone:

Commentaries: On the Study of the Law 1758


Aims knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

  • To have a basic understanding of the history of common law

  • To identify several key features of the English legal system

  • To recognise the way the course works, what is expected of you and how to be successful


What is Law? knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

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“Law is order, and good law is good order.” knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

Aristotle in Politics

Aristotle

Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist

(384 BC - 322 BC)


What is a legal ‘system’? knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

Countries marked in red at those with a Common Law legal system


English knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

Legal

System

MAP OF UNITED KINGDOM

England & Wales


Four sources of english law
Four Sources of English Law knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

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Dominic Doyle


English Law knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

UK Supreme

Court

UK Parliament

Acts of

Parliament

Statutes

Legislation

Common Law

Precedent

Case Law


European law
European Law knowledge of the laws of that society in which we live, is the proper accomplishment of every gentleman and scholar; an highly useful, I had almost said essential, part of liberal and polite education

EUROPEAN UNION LAW

COUNCIL OF THE EU/PARLIAMENT

BRUSSELS

Since 1972

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Dominic Doyle

EUROPEAN CONVENTION

ON HUMAN RIGHTS

EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS STRASBOURG

Since 1998

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