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Question: Lisa and Sarah are friends. Sarah agreed to cut and dye Lisa’s hair one evening. After cutting Lisa’s hair, Sarah applied a dye that she had bought from Lovely Hair plc, which manufactures the dye. After a few minutes, Lisa suffered an extremely painful allergic reaction to the dye and Sarah washed the dye out. Several hours later, large portions of Lisa’s hair fell out and her scalp turned bright red. As a result, Lisa cancelled a holiday that she was planning to take in Florida, which had cost £1,900. Provide Lisa with legal advice.

Answer: Based upon Donoghue v Stevenson (1932) Sarah, in this scenario, has a duty of care to Lisa. Namely to take reasonable steps...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Tort Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1819
  • Date submitted: April 15, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2009
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2397

Question: 'The House of Lords has stated in the clearest possible terms in White v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police (1999) that the law on nervous shock or psychiatric damage is so illogical that only Parliament can come up with a solution.’ Discuss the above statement.

Answer: The law on nervous shock, or ‘psychiatric damage’ as it is sometimes now called, has developed considerably since the original refusal to...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Tort Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 3005
  • Date submitted: July 03, 2009
  • Date written: March, 2009
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 2392

Question: "The need for reform in the House of Lords has been greatly exaggerated and therefore makes proposals for reform likely to create more problems than they would solve." Discuss.

Answer: The notion that the problems surrounding the House of Lords have been greatly exaggerated is a myth that can be quickly dispelled...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: English Legal System
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1432
  • Date submitted: April 20, 2009
  • Date written: November, 2007
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 1468

Question: The conflict between the traditional concept of sovereignty of Parliament - a concept which purports that the United Kingdom's legislative body (Parliament) is supreme to all other government institutions - and the concept of European supremacy.

Answer: The hypothesis of this paper relates to the seemingly irreconcilable conflict between the traditional concept of the Sovereignty of Parliament - a...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: European Union Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 9981
  • Date submitted: April 18, 2009
  • Date written: April, 2006
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Dissertation
  • Essay ID: 1436

Question: How does a unilateral contract differ from a bilateral contract? Explain, with reference to relevant case law, why the distinction is important, and any particular problems which have arisen in connection with unilateral contracts.

Answer: The standard contract in English law involves the mutual exchange of promises. A says to B, ‘I offer to sell you these...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 1677
  • Date submitted: February 12, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 794

Question: The decision in Chester v Afshar 2004 UKHL 41 can be interpreted to mean both that a claimant can ignore the traditional rules of causation in a clinical negligence case and that the Bolam test (Bolam v Friern HMC 1957 2 All ER 582) is no longer relevant in determining what a patient should be told regarding the risks of medical treatment.

Consider the accuracy of this statement.

Answer: Chester v Afshar (1) has influenced two main issues in medical law and those are; the departure from the traditional rules of...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Medical Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 4732
  • Date submitted: February 10, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2006
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 737

Question: An analysis of the concept of law is not a description of what the law is. Do you agree?

Answer: To begin a discourse upon the above statement, a definition of the critical words analysis and description must first be ascertained in...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Jurisprudence
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2258
  • Date submitted: February 10, 2009
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 702

Question: Where does ultimate power lie in the UK constitution?

Answer: Most European nations have written constitutions; a single document which can be referred to in isolation. Unusually for a major western democracy,...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Jurisprudence
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2084
  • Date submitted: February 10, 2009
  • Date written: April, 1999
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 700

Question: Euthanasia and its Standing in Light of the European Convention on Human Rights - 71%

Answer: Euthanasia is a contentious issue at any time of year. With the House of Lords scheduled to debate the legalisation of voluntary...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Human Rights Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 10528
  • Date submitted: February 06, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2003
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Dissertation
  • Essay ID: 657

Question: LAW OF TORT 1 ASSIGNMENT, CASE STUDY, Mr Boss owns Slow Railways and in January 2005 he decided to have a new station built. The station was to be on the outskirts of Presford. In order to advise the claimants the following aspects of law of tort must be considered, what is tort, negligence and what are the elements, nervous shock, economic loss and vicarious liability.

Answer: Tort is a civil wrong and liability is not undertaken voluntary but imposed by courts based on fault. Negligence as a tort...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Tort Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 2733
  • Date submitted: January 29, 2009
  • Date written: January, 2006
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 450

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