Common Law.

Order Discription.

By use of a range of Statutes applicable to both ?property? and ?non-property? matters; provide an

illustrated essay explaining how common law is used in conjunction with Statute within the English

legal system. Continue to comment on whether you feel tha

Essay Topic: By use of a range of Statutes applicable to both ?property? and ?non-property?

matters; provide an illustrated essay explaining how common law is used in conjunction with Statute

within the English legal system. Continue to comment on whether you feel that Statute or common law

is the more important in the development of English law.

Marking notes
Choice, range and breadth of Statutes chosen to illustrate the answer, descriptions thereof, in the

context of the question asked. 20%
Appropriateness of the answer form and presentation thereof (to include introduction, main body and

conclusion). 10%
Accuracy of Statutory comment and explanation, choice and appropriateness of common law to sit with

chosen statutes. 20%
Accuracy and appropriateness of common law reporting and referencing quality of discussion,

precision and citations. 20%
Quality and use of written English. 10%
Discussion around the development of the English legal system. 15%
Bibliography 5% (but necessary and overlaps with the above).

Assessment Rationale: The ?essay? format is chosen to encourage thought, reflection, and so allow

the student to supply a fully considered and rounded piece of work. Students will be required to

demonstrate depth of understanding across the syllabus covered so far by dealing both with ?

situation-type? questions and discursive essays. The essays will be circa 3000 words and involve

topics related to the module content and real estate practice as far as possible.

Sources that used for this module:

Books

Books constituting essential reading for the module are marked with an *

Legal theory:

Barker, D. (2014) Law made simple, 13th Edition, Elsevier

Holland, J. and Webb, J. (2010) Learning Legal Rules, 7th Edition, Blackstone

McLeod, I. (2012) Legal method, 8th Edition, Palgrave McMillan

Legal context and background

* Card, R. , Murdoch, J. and Murdoch S. (2011) Real Estate Management law, 7th Edition, Oxford

University Press

Dixon, M. (2013) Textbook on International Law, 7th Edition, Oxford University Press

Partington, M. (2010) Introduction to the English Legal System, Oxford University Press

Slapper, G. and Kelly, D. (2014) The English Legal System, 15th Edition, Routledge

* Wild, C. and Weinstein, S. (2010) Smith & Keenan?s English Law, 16th Edition, Pearson Education

Ltd

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