LAW REVISION NOTES

AQA AS LAW : COMPREHENSIVE REVISION NOTES

Sub-Topics Included in this detailed revision pack: 

PARLIAMENTARY LAW-MAKING:

  • Influences on Parliament: The Law Commission | Pressure Groups | Politics | The Media
  • Structure of Parliament: House of Commons | Lords | Monarch
  • The Pre-Legislative Procedure:Green Papers | White Papers
  • Types of Bills: Public | Private Members | Government | Private | Hybrid
  • The Law Making Procedure:Readings | Committee Stage | Lords | Royal Assent
  • Parliamentary Supremacy: The EU | Convention of Human Rights | Devolution

CRIMINAL COURTS:

  • Types of Courts and Appeals: Magistrates Court |Crown | Supreme Court
  • Magistrates: Role | Qualifications | Appointment | Training | Retirement
  • Classification of Offences: Summary | Either Way | Indictable
  • Juries: Role | Qualifications | Disqualification | Deferral | Selection

CIVIL COURTS AND ADR:

  • Court Structure: County | High | Court of Appeal | Supreme | 
  • Track System: Small Claims Track | Fast Track | Multi Track
  • Changes to Structure: Access Justice Act | Woolf Reforms| Civil Procedure Act
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Negotiation | Mediation | Conciliation | Arbitration 
  • Tribunals: First Tier | Upper Tribunal | Appeal Route | Advantages & Disadvantages 

Created by Ryan Austin: Revision Tsar and Lord of Law

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