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  • Legal Systems
    • Definition
      • Law is a system of rules laid down by a body or persons, with power or authority of the state to make and enforce the law.
    • Primary and secondary rules. Hart.
      • Primary -make law. Secondary apply & interpret.
    • Legal system creates, applys and interprets law.
      • Civil and common law systems
        • Common
          • from 1066 William the conquerer ,court decisions, case law,
            • Stare decisis, stand by decisions. Case Precedent
            • 1154 Henry ll unified court system
            • 1772 Independence
              • Ireland, Northern Ireland Assembly Northern Ireland Act 1998
          • Inquisitorial
    • Sources of law
      • Civil & Common
        • Civil Law
          • Private , personal Injury, contract, tort
            • 1603 JamesVl
              • Execution Charles l 1649 England & Scotland seperate
                • Union with Scotland Act 1706
                  • Holyrood 2004
        • Common
          • from 1066 William the conquerer ,court decisions, case law,
            • Stare decisis, stand by decisions. Case Precedent
            • 1154 Henry ll unified court system
            • 1772 Independence
              • Ireland, Northern Ireland Assembly Northern Ireland Act 1998
          • Inquisitorial
  • civil law system of codes
    • specific codes basic rights & duties, binding, no judge made law, separate courts
    • Civil and common law systems
      • Adversarial

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