The doctrine of precedent and its application to the Court of Appeal (Civil
The doctrine of precedent is often referred to be its Latin name of state decisis or let the
decision stand. It is the basis of all common law systems, such
The rules of construction or rules of statutory interpretation is a phrase used to
distinguish the rules of interpretation from other rules or aids (Bamford et al, 2014).
These are not in fact rules in the true sense of the word i
Whilst driving home, Rex has struck a pedestrian causing them injury. He should be advised that this
could give rise to both criminal and civil proceedings.
Firstly, it is possible that Rex could be prosecuted by the police under the Road Traf
There are a number of ways to categorise the law, which can result in confusion (Slapper & Kelly,
2014). The term civil law has different meanings, depending on its context. Each will be considered
in turn in order to consider the extent to wh