International Law in a Global Economy
The major difference between international law and national law is that
government authorities can enforce national law.
If a nation violates an international law and persuasive tactics fa
The Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts
Contract law must provide rules to determine which contract terms will be enforced and
which promises must be kept.
Promise - a declaration by a person (the promisor) to do or not do a certain act.
BGS week 1 notes
In the red making losses
In the black surviving
Founders/ownership theory economic gain was the main objective and aim
Bottomline (refers to the loss or profit) revenue cost = loss/profit
Stakeholder theory evolved from the simple ownersh
Criminal law week 1 lesson 2
1. What is the purpose of punishment?
-conduct unacceptable, deter others/him, protect public interest(safety), social
order, consequence of breaching the law
2. What are the main principles of sentencing? Are they complimenta
Bratty v Attorney general (pg 192) (automatism-voluntary acts)
1) to prove automatism - need medical prove, eg evidence of medication ( a proper foundation
must be laid for it - not forthcoming merely from defective evidence )
relevant facts and is
Criminal law week 6 lesson
Factual impossibility put your hand in the pocket but no money, attempt but not
legal impossibility under law it is impossible to charge someone for that crime
MENS REA(INTENTION) [UNLESS STATUTE ITSELF PROVIDES FOR IT e.
Week 3 lesson 1
The queen v Instan
Moral obligation/duty -> legal duty
Money relationship, Exclusive care and assumption of responsibility (trust, fiducious
relationship not just any relationship)
Niece kept her in isolation total secrecy did not allow
Criminal Law Week 3 Lesson 2
1. Rules to maintain law and order, stability/peace
2. Purpose of Criminal Laws punishment (principles-proportionality), type and quantum (based
on public interest)
3. Enforcement missionary to do this enforcement to make law
Contract law week 1
Come prepared by reading critically:
-claim: what is the writer arguing?
-Evidence: What does he say in support?
-warrant: What is the link between the two?
-Qualifier: what are the limits to the claim?
-Rebuttal: What can be said in t
Contract law 1
Download the statutes and save it need hard copy for exam
Exam: 19 nov 2016 15:30-18:45 about 90mins
1 hypothetical question
Group presentation (5-6 people)
Email title Law 101 g4: group presentation namelist
Oral no written report
Contract lesson week 9 notes
- Limitation of liability (usually for damages) clauses: in terms of damages if the
contract was breached
- Exclusion of liability clause: should I breach the contract then I owe no liability to
the other par
PATEL v MIRZA !
lord sumption -> what are the facts that need to be certain (underlying
issue of public policy)
doesnt give any boundaries of any help to make up the claim
1.still need to determine what facts make up the claim?
2. has he really applied th
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Every society needs to have an established method of resolving disputes.
The Judiciarys Rule
The judiciary (courts) in the American government system have the essential role to
interpret and apply the l
Business and the Constitution
The Constitutional Powers of Government
Following the Revolutionary War, the states created a confederal form of government in
which the states had the authority to govern themselves and the national government
Torts and Strict Liability
Tort - a wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results in harm or injury to
another and leads to civil liability.
Any time that one partys allegedly wrongful conduct causes injury to another, an action
Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Civil Law and Criminal Law
Civil law spells out the duties that exist between persons or between persons and their
governments, excluding the duty not to commit crimes.
Criminal law, in contrast, has to do with cri
Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual property - property resulting from intellectual and creative processes
(the products of an individual's mind)
The U.S is participating in various international agreements to secure ownership
rights in i
Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy
A number of laws specifically address issues that arise only on the Internet.
Three such issues are unsolicited email, domain names, and cybersquatting.
Spam - bulk, unsolicited (junk)
Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies
Voluntary consent - the knowing and voluntary agreement to the terms of a contract. If
voluntary consent is lacking, then the contract will be voidable.
In certain circumst
Sales, Leases, and Product Liability
State statutory law governing sales and lease transactions is based on the Uniform
Commercial Code (UCC) which has been adopted as law by all states.
The goal of the UCC is to simplify and to streamline co
Business and Its Legal Environment
Law - a body of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and
between individuals and their society.
No matter how rules are created, they all have one feature in common:
They establish righ