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The Common Law of England and Wales is one of the major global legal traditions. In order to understand the common law, we need to deal with its history, and the development of its characteristic institutions like the jury, judge made law, parliamentary sovereignty and due process. We also need to ask some critical questions. What role does democracy play in the development of the common law? To what extent are human rights central to the modern common law? How does the common law of England and Wales relate to the law of the European Union? Answering these questions will give us insights into the current challenges the law faces and its possible futures....
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Week One: Dead Kings and Presidents: A Brief History of the Common Law

Week one introduces you to the history of the Common Law, from armies and kings through to modern family life. We will journey through the evolution of the Common Law to the system we see today. By the end of this week, hopefully, you will understand more about: 1. Understand some of the process involved in the Justice System 2. Understand the history of the development of the common law. ...
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9 видео (всего 66 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video9 видео
An Introduction3мин
The History of the Common Law11мин
After the Civil War10мин
Fairness in the Common Law 2мин
Due Process 8мин
Learning the Common Law 6мин
What is a case?4мин
A Common Thread in the Common Law 16мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Start here10мин
Introduction to the course10мин
About Professor Gearey10мин
Language help10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 1 Exam10мин

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Week Two: See You In Court: The Court System and the Common Law

Welcome to week 2 of English Common Law. Learning outcomes this week: 1. Describe the Hierarchy of the UK Courts, the Judges who sit there and their Judicial role...
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An Introduction to the courts 5мин
The Civil Courts 4мин
The Criminal Courts 2мин
The Supreme Court 7мин
Precedent : How Courts influence each other 8мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 2 Exam10мин

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Week Three: Supreme Power: Parliamentary Sovereignty and Law Making

Welcome to week 3 of English Common Law. Learning outcomes this week: 1. Explain the concept of Parliamentary Sovereignty 2. Describe the journey of a Bill...
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From Putney to Parliament 1мин
Where does the Law come from? 9мин
Statutes : the rise of Parliament 10мин
The Powers of Parliament 9мин
Parliament and Europe 9мин
Human rights come home 10мин
Judges and Parliament 16мин
What is the House of Commons мин
What is the House of Lords мин
What is the Separation of Powers 2мин
The Passage of a Bill5мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 3 Exam10мин

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Week Four: Wigs and Pens: Judicial Law Making and the doctrine of Precedent

Welcome to week 4 of English Common Law. Learning Outcomes this week: 1. Explain the Court Hierarchy in relation to precedent 2. Identify ways in which precedent may be avoided 3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of precedent...
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9 видео (всего 65 мин.), 1 тест
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What is Precedent9мин
How is precedent implemented? 8мин
Precedent - Post 1966 12мин
When precedent doesn't bind 7мин
When precedent shouldn't bind 9мин
Are judges making law 7мин
The Common Law, Human Rights and Judges 5мин
The European Courts and precedent 5мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 4 Exam10мин
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автор: ECApr 27th 2017

A first class course; interesting and enjoyable. Thought provoking content, which was logically, enthusiastically, and professionally delivered. The method of testing was imaginative and stretching.

автор: SOct 19th 2016

A very well-designed short-term course. Served my purpose in exploring the English Common Law and the English Court system. Thanks to Prof. Gearey for putting together this wonderful presentation.

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Professor Adam Gearey

Professor of Law
School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London

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