Introduction to English Law and Legal Method

City University London
En Islington (Inglaterra)

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Law plays a significant role in the structure and organisation of human affairs and is in large part responsible for the maintenance of order in society.This Introduction to English Law and Legal Method short course provides detailed description of how legal rules are made and applied, along with an overview of the workings of the twin pillars of state, the courts and the constitution.English law and legal topics you will learn include:Parliamentary legislationThe doctrine of precedentEquitable principlesLegal terminologyLaw reportingThe significance of European Union membership and the impact of Human Rights Law are also considered.Why Choose a City Short Course?Our Introduction to English Law and Legal Method short course is tutored by professional lawyers and provides the ideal balance between lectures and group work. With classes delivered weekly from our Central London top 5% University, students can be assured of the quality and convenience of all our courses. Course Information Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply Monday 3 October 2016 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1953 Apply Now Monday 16 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1953 Apply Now Monday 8 May 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £430.00 CS1953 Apply Now Tutor Info Nasreen Choudhury, a non-practicing solicitor, came onto the Roll of Solicitors in 2004 and previously practiced as a solicitor in the areas of welfare, immigration, family and criminal law. She has worked in private practice and for non-governmental agencies representing clients in high profile cases up to and including at the High Court. Eligibility This English Law course is...

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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

IT Law
Human Rights


What will I learn?
  • To understand the sources of English law and the English legal system.
  • To understand the position of English Law in relation to the European legislation.
  • To understand the impact on English law of the Human Rights Act 1998.
  • To interpret a statute.
  • To interpret a UK law report.
  • To interpret a  law report from the European Court of Justice.
Topics Covered
  • Parliamentary legislation law of equity
  • How to find and read case and statute law
  • The civil legal system
  • The criminal legal system
  • Judiciary/jury/funding
  • EU law
  • Human rights law
  • Advocacy and Tribunals

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Teaching and Assessment

There will be a series of ten lectures, with scope for students to engage in class discussion on individual topics. There are no formal assessments though students will be invited to submit a piece of written work on a topic of their choice. In-class tests and student presentations are encouraged.