Topic: Demonstrate a sound and critical understanding of the structures of the English legal System and the key sources of law

Assignment Brief
As part of the formal assessment for the programme, you are required to submit an English Legal System assignment. Please refer to your Student Handbook for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments. Learning Outcomes: After completing the module you should be able to: 1. Demonstrate a sound and critical understanding of the structures of the English legal System and the key sources of law 2. Assess how policy development and judicial structures affect the evolution of law in the legal system 3. Understand the main legal principles underpinning the English Legal System 4. Effectively communicate findings in a clear and coherent manner. This assessment covers Learning Outcomes 1-4. Your assignment should include: a title page containing your student number, the module name, the submission deadline, and a word count; the appendices if relevant; and a reference list in the correct format. You should address all the elements of the assignment task listed below. Please note that tutors will use the assessment criteria set out below in assessing your work. Warning: QLD Regulations require that unfair practice findings are referred to the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) and BSB (Bar Standards Board) and can prevent admission as a barrister or a solicitor. Take your referencing seriously. Do not risk your career. Maximum word count: 3,000 words Please note that exceeding the word count will result in a reduction in grade proportionate to the number of words used in excess of the permitted limit.

Assignment Task
The heart of the English legal system is built on the doctrine of stare decisis. Critically analyse the impact that Young v Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd ([1944]) KB 718 CA) has had on the doctrine of stare decisis and whether this contradicts the underpinning principles that the English legal system relies on. Use legislation and case law within your answer.

Formative Feedback
You have the opportunity to submit a draft assessment to receive formative feedback. The feedback is designed to help you develop areas of your work and it helps you develop your skills as an independent learner. If you are a distance learning student, you should submit your work, by email, to your tutor, no later than 2 weeks before the actual submission deadline. If you are a blended learning student, your tutor will give you a deadline for formative feedback and further details. Formative feedback will not be given to work submitted after the above date or the date specified by your tutor – if a blended learning student. Guidelines Guidelines for students studying the LLB (Hons) Qualifying Law Degree You MUST underpin your analysis and evaluation of the key issues with appropriate and wide-ranging case law and ensure this is referenced using the OSCOLA system. The My Study Skills Area contains an OSCOLA Referencing Interactive Tutorial. You must use the OSCOLA referencing method in your assignment. Warning QLD (LLB) Regulations require that unfair practice findings are referred to the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) and BSB (Bar Standards Board) and can prevent admission as a barrister or a solicitor. Take your referencing seriously. Do not risk you career. Guidelines for students studying the BA Joint Honours programmes You MUST underpin your analysis and evaluation of the key issues with appropriate and wide ranging academic research and ensure this is referenced using the AU Harvard system (See “Referencing Guide‟ in the Study Skills Guide in My Resources). You must use the AU Harvard referencing method in your assignment. Guide to Harvard Referencing: http://moodle.bl.rdi.co.uk/guides/HarvardRef/AU_Harvard_Quick_Ref_Guide.pdf Guide to Harvard Citation: http://moodle.bl.rdi.co.uk/guides/HarvardRef/AU_Guide_to_Harvard_Citation.pd

Student Guidelines
Guidelines for students studying the LLB (Hons) Qualifying Law Degree You MUST underpin your analysis and evaluation of the key issues with appropriate and wide-ranging case law and ensure this is referenced using the OSCOLA system. The My Study Skills Area contains an OSCOLA Referencing Interactive Tutorial. You must use the OSCOLA referencing method in your assignment. Warning QLD (LLB) Regulations require that unfair practice findings are referred to the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) and BSB (Bar Standards Board) and can prevent admission as a barrister or a solicitor. Take your referencing seriously. Do not risk you career. Guidelines for students studying the BA Joint Honours programmes You MUST underpin your analysis and evaluation of the key issues with appropriate and wide ranging academic research and ensure this is referenced using the AU Harvard system (See “Referencing Guide‟ in the Study Skills Guide in My Resources). You must use the AU Harvard referencing method in your assignment. Guide to Harvard Referencing: http://moodle.bl.rdi.co.uk/guides/HarvardRef/AU_Harvard_Quick_Ref_Guide.pdf Guide to Harvard Citation: http://moodle.bl.rdi.co.uk/guides/HarvardRef/AU_Guide_to_Harvard_Citation.pdf Additional notes: Students are required to indicate the exact word count on the title page of the assessment. The word count excludes the title page, tables, figures, diagrams, footnotes, reference list and appendices. Where assessment questions have been reprinted from the assessment brief these will also be excluded from the word count. ALL other printed words ARE included in the word count. See ‘Word Count Policy’ on the homepage of this module for more information.

Type of service: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Researchpaper
Subject: Law
Pages/words: 11/3000
Academic level: Undergraduate
Paper format: APA
Line spacing: Double
Language style: US English

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