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Question: Compare and contrast the differing definitions of Parental Responsibility provided in the Children Act 1989 and Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

Answer: Under Section 3 (1) of the Children Act 1989 parental responsibility is defined as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Family Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 72%
  • Words: 437
  • Date submitted: January 23, 2009
  • Date written: August, 2000
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 264

Question: Article 3, 12 and 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child have been described as the three most important articles of the Convention. If you agree set out the Articles and describe the degree of compliance by UK law. If you do not agree say why and set out three others describing their degree of compliance with UK law.

Answer: Article 3 concerns the paramountcy of the child’s best interests and states that In all actions concerning children, whether undertaken by public...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Human Rights Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 72%
  • Words: 768
  • Date submitted: January 23, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2000
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 258

Question: The theory of registered conveyancing is that a prospective purchaser need only consult the Registered in order to discover all the relevant legal information about the land, which they propose to buy.

Discuss, paying particular regard to the extent to which it is safe for a purchaser to rely solely upon the Register in this way.

Land Law Seen Question Exam Assessment

Answer: The majority of land in England and Wales is ‘registered land’ and is now governed by the Land Registration Act 2002 (LRA...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Land Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2056
  • Date submitted: June 23, 2015
  • Date written: January, 2015
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 6680

Question: ‘The issues highlighted in the debate over miscarriages of Justice in England and Wales are not specific to that jurisdiction; they are of concern to all jurisdictions.’
Critically assess this statement.

University of London | Common Law Reasoning and Institutions | Question 4

Answer: In lay terms, miscarriage of justice is generally referred to the sanction and conviction of a person who did not commit the...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Common Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1927
  • Date submitted: September 26, 2012
  • Date written: February, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4321

Question: Critically assess the way in which the Judges have differentiated between the concepts of intention and motive in Criminal Law.

Answer: The maxim, ‘Actus non facit reum nisi mens sit rea’ is sometimes said to be the fundamental maxim of the whole criminal...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Criminal Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2030
  • Date submitted: April 05, 2011
  • Date written: February, 2008
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3665

Question: Discuss the validity of Dworkin’s criticisms towards positivism and how the natural law theory itself may be challenged.

(Jurisprudence assignment)

Answer: “Positivism is a model of and for a system of rules, and its central notion of a single fundamental test for law...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Jurisprudence
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2644
  • Date submitted: February 15, 2011
  • Date written: November, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3630

Question: Does the social make up of judges matter?

Answer: The position taken in this essay is that the ‘social makeup of judges’ does matter. That is the social class, race and...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: English Legal System
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1602
  • Date submitted: January 23, 2011
  • Date written: January, 2009
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3617

Question: Explain how the rules of remoteness and mitigation affect the damages that are recoverable for breach of contract, and assess whether they impose effective limits on what may be recovered.

Answer: Following a breach of contract by a defendant, a court generally awards the sum that would restore to the injured party the...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1482
  • Date submitted: November 15, 2010
  • Date written: January, 2010
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3444

Question: Produce a reasoned argument in favour of changing or reforming any rule or doctrine which you have come across in the English law of contract. 71%

Answer: In its most basic form Consideration is, as defined by Lord Dunedin in Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co., Ltd. v. Selfridge & Co.,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1507
  • Date submitted: May 10, 2010
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3073

Question: In what circumstances will a mistake relieve a defendant of criminal liability?

Answer: In certain circumstances a mistake may operate as valid defense against criminal liability because, although the defendant has committed the actus reus...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Criminal Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2518
  • Date submitted: January 08, 2010
  • Date written: April, 2009
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2474

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