Tag: UK Law

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Law Reform Lecture
14th Dec 2020
Introduction: Law Reform. eart-breaking delays and ruinous costs were the lot of suitors. Justice was dilatory, expensive, uncertain, and remote....

Law of Omissions is too Narrow
14th Dec 2020
Introduction: The law of omissions is too narrow, reflecting a nineteenth century laissez faire attitude to social obligations which should be consigned to history....

Limitation Act 1980
11th Dec 2020
Introduction: Limitation periods enforce time limits within which a party must bring a claim, or give notice of a claim to the other party....

Debates on the Human Rights Act
11th Dec 2020
Introduction: Human Rights are those rights that are deemed to belong to all individuals by virtue of their humanity. Previously, these rights were referred ......

Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999
9th Dec 2020
Introduction: One of the practical realities affecting the criminal justice system is that the success or failure of many criminal prosecutions depends largely......

CHILDREN ACT 1989
8th Dec 2020
Introduction: In 1984 the Department of Health published a review which found that the current law relating to children was unsatisfactory, mainly because......

Caparo v Dickman [1990] UKHL 2
7th Dec 2020
Introduction: Case Summary of Caparo Industries plc v Dickman [1990] UKHL 2. The tripartite test in establishing duty of care....

Separate Legal Personality
7th Dec 2020
Introduction: The case of Salomon v A. Salomon & Co. Ltd established the principle of separate legal personality as was provided in the Companies Act of 1862 and as it is still provided in the Companies Act of 2006 under the United Kingdom Company Law....

Equity Common Law Appliance in India
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Equity, Common law and its Appliance in India: A Study Abstract The scope of this paper is trace the history and development of equity and also ......

Common Law Is Case Law Made by Judges
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Common law is case law made by Judges which establishes legal precedents arising from disputes between one person and another [1]. It differs from ......

How Judges Should Develop the Common Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: The traditional UK constitutional account of Parliamentary sovereignty holds that Parliament has “the right to make or unmake any law whatever ......

The Historical Development of Equity Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: 'It is also necessary to understand that equitable principles are distinctive from, but not necessarily incompatible with, those of common law.'...

Joint Tenancy and Tenancy-in-Common
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Joint tenancy and tenancy-in-common are examples of concurrent estates which are held by more than one owner. Therefore, both are instances where property is owned by more than one owner....

Equity is a Separate System of Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Above statement clearly emphasize the fact that the equity is a separate system of law and it also moderate the common law and helps to soft the common law....

Equity Had to Supplement the Common Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: The concept of equity derived in order to balance fair results in some individual circumstances. In the past there were some strict decisions in ......

Rule of Justice over Rule of Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: We need rule of justice, rule of law may not be just and rule of law is not enough. Above all, always be capable of feeling deeply any injustice ......

Access to Justice and Rule of Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: The Greek philosopher, Plato, believed that law should provide inner harmony and justice in the State and that law and justice could be used ......

The Absence of Judicial Authority
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: Jowell's statement concerning the constitutional status of the Rule of Law raises three central issues in British constitutional theory....

Dicey and the Rule of Law
3rd Dec 2020
Introduction: The rule of law is an essential element of constitutionalism and upholding the democratic system of government....

Strict Liability
1st Dec 2020
Introduction: In Criminal Law strict liability is an offence that is imposed despite at least one element of mens rea being absent thus the reticence of the courts to impose such liability without this crucial element being present....