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Question: Are human rights compatible with the fear of terrorism? Discuss this question with specific reference to the UK and human rights act 1998.

Answer: When considering this question we need to first establish meanings of the terms. Human rights has previously been defined by the new oxford dictionary as the basic rights and freedoms to which...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2044 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 19, 2008 | Coursework ID: 124

Question: Are jurors rational and impartial decision makers? What are the inconsistencies and weaknesses of the jury system in providing ‘justice’?

Answer: The concept of juries has long been embedded in England’s political history as a mechanism to balance the power of the monarch and in turn create a more “democratic” legal system. As...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: English Legal System | Year: 1st | Words: 1733 | References: Yes | Date written: April, 2004 | Date submitted: February 19, 2009 | Coursework ID: 340

Question: Are there an significant differences between the creation and the operation of legal as opposed to equitable, leases and what are the effects of any such differences?

Answer: Under s 52 of the Law of Property Act 1925, all legal leases except those which are exempt under s 52(2) must be created by deed. This is the basic principle in...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: Land law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2033 | References: No | Date written: February, 2009 | Date submitted: April 27, 2009 | Coursework ID: 544

Question: Are there objective standard problems relating to the law in tort?

Answer: In applying ‘objective standard’ the court takes little account of the personal characteristics of the defendant. Whether it is correct that a defendant can be held liable even though he or she...


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Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: Tort Law | Year: 1st | Words: 878 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: July 08, 2009 | Coursework ID: 526

Question: Are tribunals merely an appendage to the ordinary courts of law or an integral part of the English Legal System.

Answer: It has become the case that over the course of the 20th century an ever-increasing number of tribunals have come into existence alongside the ordinary civil courts, dealing with a wide variety...


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Details: - Mark: 61% | Course: English Legal System | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 3153 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2003 | Date submitted: February 19, 2009 | Coursework ID: 352

Question: Article 3, 12 and 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child have been described as the three most important articles of the Convention. If you agree set out the Articles and describe the degree of compliance by UK law. If you do not agree say why and set out three others describing their degree of compliance with UK law.

Answer: Article 3 concerns the paramountcy of the child’s best interests and states that In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public or private social welfare institutions, courts of law, administrative authorities...


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Details: - Mark: 72% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 768 | References: No | Date written: January, 2000 | Date submitted: February 20, 2009 | Coursework ID: 444

Question: Article 8 & Privacy Laws: State Tool of Oppression or The Individuals Key to Liberty?

Answer: “Every man’s person is sacred and no man has the right to meddle with it in any way.” William Blackstone. In the pursuit of certain public interests, for example in housing and...


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Details: - Mark: 67% | Course: Human Rights Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1903 | References: No | Date written: October, 2004 | Date submitted: October 10, 2008 | Coursework ID: 16

Question: As De Keyser's case shows, the courts will enquire into whether a particular prerogative power exists or not, and, if it does exist, into its extent. But once the existence and the extent of a power are established to the satisfaction of the court, the court cannot enquire into the propriety of its exercise.

(Lord Fraser in Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service [1985] AC 374)

Discuss.

Answer: The royal prerogative is the remains of royal power. Munro describes it as: those attributes peculiar to the Crown which are derived from common law, not statute, and which still survive. ....


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Details: - Mark: 71% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1367 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: January 27, 2013 | Coursework ID: 771

Question: As the significance of marriage declines in family law there is no longer any justification for excluding cohabitation from full legal recognition. Discuss.

Answer: As the question assumes that the significance of marriage is declining in family law, the first task of this essay will be to establish whether this is factually the situation. This will...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Family Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2753 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2004 | Date submitted: October 19, 2008 | Coursework ID: 115

Question: Assess Rawl’s critique of utilitarianism and the theory of justice he proposes as an alternative.

Answer: John Rawls in his book ‘A Theory of Justice’ proposes an alternative to utilitarianism as a measure of justice in the modern world. He concentrates on identifying the individual and certain rights...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Jurisprudence | Year: 1st | Words: 1207 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: January 07, 2013 | Coursework ID: 765


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