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Why study Law?

The study of law helps develop the learner’s analytical ability and critical thinking. It also develops problem solving skills through the application of legal rules. Study at AS/A2 level provides a useful background for the further study of law either as the main subject or subsidiary part of a degree, foundation degree or for the many professional qualifications which have a law component.

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  • Acts and Omissions Homework Research the facts of the case and make sure by next lesson you can tell me Why Miller’s failure to act constituted constituted an omission Two similar cases where an Actus Reus was caused by not doing something  Click here for an online resource to help
    Posted Nov 25, 2012, 9:54 AM by Unknown user
  • The Purposive Approach Have a look at the case of Bulmer and Bollinger  (attached below, but you could also try searching the facts of the case yourself) and try and answer the following questions:What is in dispute in this case?What 3 difficulties are highlighted in interpreting this case? How could we define the purpose approach?Why do we the need the purposive approach?
    Posted Nov 13, 2012, 1:51 AM by Unknown user
  • Holiday Work Well done yesterday, I hoped you enjoyed the Court Visit and saw the value the UK's legal system. Over half-term you all need to complete the following brief report on your experiences in light of yesterday's report and the content that we have covered so far. The title of the report is simply - 'The Role of the UK courts'.It is very broad and your opportunity to offer your opinions on what we have covered so far. You need to ensure that you have covered the following areas in your report:Are courts needed and why.How Statutory interpretation effects the judges.Whether you think a Jury is needed or not and why.What surprised you about ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2012, 5:40 AM by Unknown user
  • Resources for Miss Patchett's Assessment on Delegated Legislation NB Make sure you reference any ideas you have taken or remember you will be plagiarising! http://sixthformlaw.info/01_modules/mod2/2_2_1_legislation/15_del_leg_control_parl.htm http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/mod/oucontent/view.php?id=398240&section=3.10 http://members.multimania.co.uk/lawnet/DELLEG.HTM http://queensburylaw.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/delegated-legislation-hout-2010-11.pdf
    Posted Sep 25, 2012, 1:49 AM by Unknown user
  • Mr Allum's Assignment: Other forms of Civil Dispute Resolution Mr Allum's assignment is due 2nd October. You will have received a handout from him giving full details of what is required from you. Speak to Mr Allum is person or email him from the contacts page if you have any questions. Good luck!
    Posted Sep 22, 2012, 10:33 AM by Unknown user
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