Home > Public Law

Public Law

Question: The Electoral System Used to Elect the Scottish Parliament

Answer: The Government stated in their White Paper, ‘Scotland’s Parliament’ that “[a] constituency link will be the essential foundation of the new Scottish Parliament. However it is also important to provide for greater...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2423 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 22, 2008 | Coursework ID: 182

Question: THE UK’S DOCTRINE OF PARLIAMENTARY SOVEREIGNTY IS A RELIC OF THE PAST AND HAS NO PLACE IN A MODERN EUROPEAN STATE.

CRITICALLY EVALUATE THE ACCURACY OF THIS STATEMENT.

Answer: In order to make an appraisal of the accuracy of this statement there are several areas to consider. Almost every day the Times Law Reports publish cases involving British citizens and companies...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 2147 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: January 01, 2008 | Coursework ID: 173

Question: EVALUATE THE THESIS (AS PER WADE) THAT THE FACTORTAME CASE REPRESENTS A TECHNICAL LEGAL REVOLUTION. PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE VIEWS AS PART OF YOUR EVALUATION.

Answer: The traditional interpretation of parliamentary legislative supremacy is that of Dicey, stating that there are no legal limitations on the legislative competence of Parliament, as seen his definition whereby, “under the English...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2353 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 21, 2008 | Coursework ID: 170

Question: Outline and evaluate the tort of defamation.

Answer: Defamation is an infringement imposed on the freedom of speech, which seeks to protect the rights of people’s privacy and reputation. Defamatory statements are presumed untrue and have been defined by Lord...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 63% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2630 | References: Yes | Date written: February, 2003 | Date submitted: October 21, 2008 | Coursework ID: 167

Question: ‘For effective governance in the 21st century the United Kingdom requires a written constitution.’
Discuss.

Answer: Constitutions perform three main tasks: they provide for the creation of the institutions of the State; they regulate the relations between those institutions and one another; and they regulate the relations between...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2981 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: July 16, 2010 | Coursework ID: 612

Question: What is the West Lothian Question?

Answer: The infamous ‘West Lothian question’ was raised by Tam Dalyell , M.P. for the former constituency of West Lothian in contemplation of the Scotland Bill 1978. Mr. Dalyell asked how it was,...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 1115 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 22, 2008 | Coursework ID: 181

Question: Whatever the intention of Parliament in creating statutes, it cannot accurately be established without reference to Hansard. Methods of statutory interpretation, which did not allow Hansard to be used, were guesswork. Discuss.

Answer: According to the traditional theory of the division of powers, the role of the judiciary is simply to apply the law that Parliament ahs created. This view is however, simplistic to the...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 1788 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 22, 2008 | Coursework ID: 180

Question: “In most societies there is a conflict between individual privacy, civil liberties and the need to provide adequate protection for the community.” (5 marks, 800 words)

Answer: Change is omnipresent, and over time the balance between individual privacy, civil liberties and the need to provide adequate protection for the community may be shifted one way or the other –...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 792 | References: No | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 21, 2008 | Coursework ID: 176

Question: ‘Examine the arguments for and against an offence of Corporate Manslaughter’ (1000 words, 10 marks)

Answer: A major obstacle to the criminalization of corporate misconduct has been the absence of a consensus as to whether a statutory criminal offence of corporate misconduct is preferable to more traditional civil...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 1st | Words: 995 | References: Yes | Date written: November, 2003 | Date submitted: October 21, 2008 | Coursework ID: 166

Question: ASSIGNMENT TASK. Advise Mr Morgan regarding his potential liability (if any) under the Public Order Act 1986 and also advise whether or not he has committed a breach of the peace. Mr Morgan also wishes you to advise him regarding any action he might have against the police under the Human Rights Act 1998.

Answer: To advice Mr Morgan the following law must be considered, breach of the peace, Public Order Act 1986 and Human Rights Act 1998. Breach of the peace was defined in R v...


Read more of the answer →

Details: - Mark: 62% | Course: Public Law | Year: 2nd/3rd | Words: 2960 | References: Yes | Date written: Not available | Date submitted: October 13, 2008 | Coursework ID: 50


Page 4 of 4« 1 2 3 4

New user?

Registering is fast
and easy

Welcome back

Gain access

  1. Register with us
  2. Pay for instant access
  3. Or submit 3 pieces
    of your work for
    free access

Categories

Adobe Reader is required to access all coursework & essays. (pdf)
PayPal handles payments on our behalf. All major credit cards and currencies accepted.
A PayPal account is not nessesary.