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Question: Examine non-fatal offences against the person and whether consent is a good justification for inflicting actual bodily harm.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction 2
Consent 3
Assault / Battery (s.39 CJA 1988) 4
Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm 4
Assault Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm 5
Intent to Cause Grievous Bodily Harm and Wounding 6
Exceptions to the Rule 6
Theoretical Propositions Governing Criminal Liability 8
Conclusion 9
Bibliography 10

Answer: This paper will examine non-fatal offences against the person and whether consent is a good justification for inflicting actual bodily harm (hereby referred to ABH) in this respect. The first proportion of...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Criminal Law | Year: 1st | Words: 3045 | References: Yes | Date written: December, 2015 | Date submitted: October 08, 2016 | Coursework ID: 980

Question: Explain Closed Material Procedures and the court’s attitude when it is applied in civil trials. What impact has it had upon natural justice?

Answer: This paper seeks to determine the relationship between closed material procedures in civil trials and how it affects natural justice. The first proportion of the paper will explain ‘Closed Material Procedures’ (hereby...


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Details: - Mark: 60% | Course: Common Law | Year: 1st | Words: 3345 | References: Yes | Date written: December, 2015 | Date submitted: October 08, 2016 | Coursework ID: 979

Question: Sally, a British national who is 25 years old and her partner Simon (who is an non EU national), want to move to Spain which is were all her family and friends live.

Last year she decided to settle in Spain permanently, and has been living in Madrid for the last 9 months. However, her partner Simon remained in the UK overseeing the sale of their house. Sally wants Simon to come and join her in Spain, as soon as the sale of their house is complete.

In the meantime, Sally applied for unskilled work in the kitchens of a State-run secondary school. The wages were very low, but Sally thought that she would qualify for state benefits just until she gets on her feet.

She was invited for interview but her application was unsuccessful because she failed a Spanish language test set at interview.

Eventually Sally secured employment as a hotel Chambermaid. However, after working in this job for some time, Sally began to feel very despondent about her low wages and she became involved in criminal activity. In the past, she has received criminal convictions for smoking cannabis whilst at University in the UK.

Now, she has just been convicted of robbery with violence, and the Spanish Courts is threatening her with expulsion from Spain on grounds of public policy grounds.

Advise Sally as to the application of EU Law on the free movement of workers to each aspect of the situation.

Grade achieved: 68%

Answer: I shall be advising sally in each part of her situation in regards to her rights as a worker, and as an EU national. Sally, is a British national and she wishes...


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Details: - Mark: 68% | Course: European Union Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1023 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: May 29, 2016 | Coursework ID: 977

Question: Discuss to what extent is the following Latin phrase misleading today:

“Cuius est solum eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos': he who owns land owns everything up to the sky and down to the centre of the earth”. Grade achieved: 70%

Answer: Land law governs ownership of land, and the rights that the owners have over that land (Bray 2014). The doctrine of estates establishes the duration of time that the land may be...


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Details: - Mark: 70% | Course: Land law | Year: 1st | Words: 1516 | References: Yes | Date written: October, 2015 | Date submitted: May 29, 2016 | Coursework ID: 976

Question: Critically discuss the extra-territorial application of the Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950.

Answer: Throughout humanity there is one growing strand of belief that runs through us no matter the race, religion or gender and that is the inviolability of the human person. Aristotle explains this...


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Details: - Mark: 64% | Course: European Union Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2472 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2016 | Date submitted: May 27, 2016 | Coursework ID: 975

Question: Discuss the significance of implied duties with regards to the sale of goods enumerated in sections 13(1) to 14(3) of the UK Sale of Goods Act of 1979.

This assignment test Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Answer: An implied duty is a statutory term added to any contract, in this case the sale of goods, regardless of what the parties involved have added to the contract, and are found...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Commercial Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1444 | References: Yes | Date written: January, 2016 | Date submitted: May 27, 2016 | Coursework ID: 974

Question: ‘In my view, the time has come to recognise the legal duty of the police force to take action to protect a particular individual whose life or safety is, to the knowledge of the police, threatened by someone whose actions the police are able to restrain. I am not convinced that this requires a development of the common law but, if it does, I am sanguine about that prospect. Certainly, I do not believe that rules relating to liability for omissions should inhibit the law’s development to this point’.
(Lord Kerr in his dissenting judgment in Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales (2015) UKSC 2)

Discuss the extent to which the police owe a duty of care to individuals in the tort of negligence.

Answer: The tort of negligence concerns a civil wrong, when a duty of care is breached, or a duty is omitted. A duty of care is a legal responsibility to provide reasonable care...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Tort Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1482 | References: Yes | Date written: March, 2016 | Date submitted: May 27, 2016 | Coursework ID: 973

Question: How important is the doctrine of "the rule of law" to English public law? [Public Law LA1020, 2014 ZB]

Answer: The rule of law is one of the most challenging, value laden and chameleon-like notion and undoubtedly the most subjective of all constitutional concepts, capable of different interpretations by different school of...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1185 | References: No | Date written: November, 2015 | Date submitted: May 20, 2016 | Coursework ID: 972

Question: Discuss the strength of the arguments for the UK keeping its uncodified constitution. [Public Law LA1020, 2015 ZB]

Answer: A constitution – written or unwritten – identify and regulate the major institutions of the state and govern the relationship between the state and the individual citizen. The British system of government...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 942 | References: No | Date written: November, 2015 | Date submitted: May 20, 2016 | Coursework ID: 968

Question: Discuss the legal nature of, and the limits to, the prerogative powers exercised by ministers of the Crown. [Public Law LA1020, 2014 ZB]

Answer: There is no clear, single accepted definition of the royal prerogative and various definitions that are offered conflict with one another. Among the definitions available, two definitions are generally referred in every...


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Details: - Mark: Not available | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1003 | References: No | Date written: November, 2015 | Date submitted: May 20, 2016 | Coursework ID: 971


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