The Legal Reasoning And Interpretation Of The English Legal System Essay

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Coursework Aim

The aim of this coursework is to achieve an overview of the central institutions and processes of the English legal system and to illustrate the legal reasoning and interpretation of law through a range of statutes applicable to ‘property’ and ‘non property’ matters; and by explaining how common law is used in conjunction with statute within the english legal system.

CONTENTS

1.HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

2.COURTS IN THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM

3.COMMON LAW

4.STATUTE LAW

5.HOW COMMON LAW WORKS IN CONJUNCTION WITH STATUTORY LAW

6.CONCLUSION

HISTORY

The English Legal System has been given to the society for a period extending back to 11 centuries in forms of packages, as time goes by, packages/legislations have been reconstructed and deconstructed according to the matters arose at particular times, the English law is based on Common law along with Statutory legislations implemented by the Parliament in Westminster London which is the main source of legislator in England and Wales.

The English Legal System governs a range of hierarchy courts and the people who work in them and/or whose job is to resolve legal matters.

Since the Normans invasion to England in 1066, the Common law started to take shape. The Normans tried to consolidate power over the whole of England by taking one of their other approaches which is to standardise the Law. Legal disputes were
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