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Question: The English legal system has four main sources:
• Statutes / Acts of Parliament
• Common Law
• European Union Law (EU)
Which source has the most influence on the English legal system?
1st year LLB (Hons) at ARU – confirmed assessment result – 62%
Answer: In comparison, the English legal system and the traditional English breakfast are robust, consistent and all-encompassing due to the harmony of their various components. What is the most influencing factor that underpins...
Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: English Legal System | Year: 1st | Words: 2527 | References: Yes | Date written: October, 2015 | Date submitted: May 02, 2016 | Coursework ID: 963
Question: Analyse the evolution and applications of non-fatal offences focusing on the following:
1. Assault and Battery
2. Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm
3. Inflicting a Wound or Grievous Bodily Harm
4. Wounding or Causing Grievous Bodily Harm
1st Year LLB (hons) at ARU – Criminal Law Paper – 62% confirmed assessment result
Answer: Non-fatal offences embody a wide range of frequently encountered crimes of violence or threats. March 2015 figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW)1 showed a 23% increase in ‘violence...
Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2314 | References: Yes | Date written: October, 2015 | Date submitted: May 02, 2016 | Coursework ID: 962
Question: “Courts have been reluctant to extend copyright protection to titles.”
Intellectual Property Law
2015/2016: Coursework I
Words Limit: 1000 [including footnotes, but excluding bibliography].
Answer: In land law, when a property is purchased by more than one person, it is classed as a co-ownership. The interest of the co-owners would automatically be held under a trust, making...
Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Intellectual Property Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1222 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2016 | Date submitted: April 17, 2016 | Coursework ID: 961
Question: Why is the right to sue in private nuisance now restricted to those who have a proprietary interest in the land affected? Do you agree with the rule?
Answer: Private nuisance is an unreasonable interference with another’s use or enjoyment of land. This interference may be deliberate or accidental, and there is no need for the claimant to prove negligence to...
Details: - Mark: 65% | Course: Tort Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 555 | References: No | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: April 01, 2016 | Coursework ID: 960
Question: “A company should always be liable for the acts of its employee if a tort is committed by the employee while at work”
Explain the validity of this statement with reference to case law.
Answer: Vicarious Liability is a situation where a person is liable for torts committed by a third party to the claimant. This does not mean that the third party involved is not liable,...
Details: - Mark: 65% | Course: Tort Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 815 | References: No | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: April 01, 2016 | Coursework ID: 959
Question: “A fiduciary owes a duty of exclusive loyalty to his principal. This duty of loyalty applies to prevent the fiduciary abusing his position. It operates to deter fiduciaries from acting in breach and to provide restitution for the principal if the breach is committed. Where the fiduciary is a trustee the potential for abuse of position arises because the trustee may use his powers of management over the trust property for his own benefit rather in the best interest of the beneficiaries.”
Millet LJ, Bristol and West Building Society v Mothew  Ch 1
Discuss this statement with reference to relevant case law and secondary sources. How have the courts applied the exclusive loyalty rule to the position of trustees? Do you think it is too strict?
Answer: In Mothew the prominent factor in the relationship between the fiduciary and principal is “Loyalty,” Millet LJ stated that the Fiduciary must act in “good faith,” and “he must not make a...
Details: - Mark: 67% | Course: Equity and Trust Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1613 | References: No | Date written: January, 2014 | Date submitted: April 01, 2016 | Coursework ID: 958
Question: The internal/external factor distinction is used to mark the boundary between automatism and insanity. To what extent are these boundaries clearly demarcated?
Critically discuss with reference to case law.
Answer: Under English law the defences of insanity and automatism play an important role in the avoidance of Liability for crimes committed in a state of abnormal mental functioning. The reasons for these...
Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1958 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2014 | Date submitted: April 01, 2016 | Coursework ID: 957
Question: The concept of ‘intention to create relations’ and the doctrine of ‘consideration’.
Contract Law Case Study Scenario.
Amy lives alone, but has always been very fond of her cousin, Beryl, who lives in the same village with her family (Charlie, her husband, and David, her son).
When Beryl tells her that Charlie has lost his job and that they are suffering from financial difficulties, Amy offers to help.
She offers to give David, who is in his final year at university, £1,000, provided that he works hard and obtains a second class degree. Amy also agrees to pay Beryl £300 for all the errands she has run for her in the past. Beryl is pleased as she had, selfishly, expected some payment for all this effort. Amy also agrees that, although Charlie owes her £2,000, she will accept £1500 instead. Charlie pays Amy £1500.
David, who is exceptionally intelligent, does little work, but manages to obtain a first class degree. As a result, he obtains a lucrative graduate training post in a merchant bank.
Advise Amy, who has now quarrelled with Beryl and wishes to know to what extent she is bound by her promises. Would it make a difference if Beryl paid Amy the £500?
BERLY PAID AMY
Answer: DAVID Amy offers to help David who is financial difficulties, she offer to give him £1000 provided that he works hard and obtains a second class degree. Cleary this is an unilateral...
Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2975 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2016 | Date submitted: March 30, 2016 | Coursework ID: 956
Question: What have been the criticisms of the selection process and the composition of the senior judiciary in UK and is it likely that the reforms will meet these criticisms.
Answer: UK legal system is one of the most prestigious in the world, however, the selction process and the composition of the senior judges in UK have always been criticised. The UK has...
Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: English Legal System | Year: 1st | Words: 1314 | References: No | Date written: December, 2014 | Date submitted: March 24, 2016 | Coursework ID: 954
Question: English law provides that, a stranger to a contract can neither be bound by a contract or derive benefit from a contract. Such restriction are justifiable.
Answer: In answering this, question, focus will be given on the doctrine of privity of contract. Closer examination is required to decide whether this doctrine is serving its original aim or it is...
Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Contract Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1215 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: March 24, 2016 | Coursework ID: 953