AS Level for 2016-2017
Law making and the legal System - Develop your knowledge of Parliament's control
in English law making, as well as the influence we, as the public have, and the
advantages and disadvantages of this.
Be introduced to Delegated Legislation focusing on Orders in Council, Statutory
Instruments and By-laws.
Discover Statutory Interpretation via the Golden Rule, Literal Rule, Mischief Rule
and Purposive Approach.
Test your knowledge of the civil and criminal courts and become familiar with the
appeal system, alternative dispute resolutions and the role of magistrates and juries
in a court process.
The concept of liability - Learn about what makes an action a crime and cover sections
18, 20, and 47 of the Offences Against a Person Act 1861.
Develop your knowledge of procedure before criminal and contract cases go to trial
and the aims of sentencing for a criminal case.
Discover what constitutes a contract, the difference between an offer and an invitation
to treat, what a breach of contract involves and the consequences which follow with
regard to damages.