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Question: Compare and contrast ‘intention’ and ‘recklessness’ as fault terms governing criminal liability.

Answer: To be guilty of a crime, it is usually expected that the defendant has the necessary mens rea or guilty mind, (subject...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Criminal Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 2013
  • Date submitted: February 03, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 545

Question: Critically discuss the presumptions relating to the intention to create legal relations.

Answer: It is a generally accepted rule that there must be a means of identifying agreements, which on outward appearance may seem as...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 1656
  • Date submitted: February 01, 2009
  • Date written: December, 1999
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 523

Question: Contract Creation and Management.

Answer: A contract is formed any time two people make an agreement to do, or not to do something. Contracts can take on...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 1174
  • Date submitted: February 01, 2009
  • Date written: July, 2004
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 511

Question: Does the Law of England and Wales need a doctrine of common mistake?

Answer: Traditionally, the area of mistake has been one of vexed curiosity and a lot of misunderstanding. There has never been a single...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 2500
  • Date submitted: February 01, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 501

Question: How does the Doctrine of Intention to create legal relations fit into the Traditional English Law on Contract?

Answer: Under English law there are traditionally three essential elements to the formation of a contract, Offer, Acceptance and supported by Consideration. However,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 62%
  • Words: 2503
  • Date submitted: January 31, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 485

Question: What was the significance of the decision in the AXA case? Explain the facts of the case and what it tells us about the powers of the Scottish Parliament? [491]

In 2011 are there any limitations to the legislative power of the Westminster Parliament and the traditional concept of Sovereignty of Parliament? Explain the difference in comparison to the limits on the powers of the Scottish Parliament. [1021]

Answer: A V Dicey definitively settled that: ‘Parliament can make or unmake any law whatsoever and secondly it says no-one, including the courts,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 1816
  • Date submitted: February 26, 2013
  • Date written: October, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4533

Question: ‘Step by step, gradually but surely, the English principle of the absolute legislative sovereignty of Parliament which Dicey derived from Coke and Blackstone is being qualified.’

Answer: As the constitutional writer Albert Dicey stated, parliamentary sovereignty is recognized as the ‘the dominant characteristic of our political institutions’; ‘the very...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 1354
  • Date submitted: February 16, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4493

Question: The use of retention of title (ROT) clauses has had serious consequences for secured creditors. The use of ROT clauses gives a supplier priority to reclaim materials and potentially the proceeds of sale from materials which are subject to a ROT clause. Consequently, this has diminished the rights of secured creditors and has allowed suppliers, who utilize ROT clauses, to evade the rules on registration and prioritization of charges.

Undertake an evaluation of this statement using case law and any suggested reforms.

Answer: After much analysis it is clearly evident that due to the inefficiencies of the English and Welsh legal systems the use of...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Commercial Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 2417
  • Date submitted: April 12, 2012
  • Date written: March, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4070

Question: “Equity can be described but not defined. It is a body of law developed by the Court of Chancery in England before 1873. Its justification was that it corrected, supplemented and amended the common law. It softened and modified many of the injustices in common law, and provided remedies where at law they were either inadequate or non-existent”

Meagher, Gummow and Lehane, Equity Doctrines and Remedies
(Butterworth 1992 3rd Edition, Page 3)

Evaluate this statement with reference to the nature and purpose of Equity today.

Answer: According to the author “equity can be described but not defined”, this is true for the most part, for example, equity today...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Equity and Trust Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 2167
  • Date submitted: January 05, 2011
  • Date written: December, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3609

Question: “Any breach of statutory duty should give rise to a cause of action in tort for any person who suffers injury, damage or loss as a consequence.” Explain and evaluate this claim.

Answer: In this essay I will analyse and explain how statutory duties are breached, and clarify what happens as a result. In doing...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Tort Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 61%
  • Words: 969
  • Date submitted: July 08, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1818

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