Section A - Introduction to the nature of law

The following topic forms part of Section A of the Legal System and Crimina Law Unit at A/S.

• Law and rules: the difference between enforceable legal rules and principles and other rules and norms of behaviour

• The connections between law, morality and justice

• The differences between civil and criminal law

• An overview of the development of English Law: custom, common law, equity, statute law

• An overview of common law and civil law legal systems

• The rule of law: definition and importance

 

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the OCR AS Level Law H015/A Level in Law H415 from 2017 course

OCR AS Level H015/01 The legal system and criminal law

OCR AS Level H015/02 – Law making and the law of tort

OCR A Level H415/01 – The legal system and criminal law

OCR A Level H415/2 - Law making and the law of tort

OCR A Level H415/03 - Further Law