Understand how legal rules are created by precedent.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process.

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the English legal system. Learners will investigate the way in which law is made and the people involved in the administration of the law through the courts.

Understand how legal rules are created by precedent:

Judicial precedent: development of the system; law reporting; binding authorities; persuasive authorities;ratio decidendi; obiter statements.

 

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business course

Aspects of Contract and Business Law

Aspects of Civil Liability for Business

Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process

Aspects of Criminal Law Relating to Business