Introduction to Law

The following topics form part of Unit 1, The English Legal System.

Meaning and definition of law - An outline understanding of the meaning of law, and the necessity for a reliable system of law in a free society.

Classifications of law: (Public and Private; Civil and Criminal) - An outline understanding of the legal differences between Public Law (criminal, constitutional and administrative law) and Private Law (contract, tort and family law). An understanding of the legal differences between Civil Law and Criminal Law.

 

 

 

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