Unit 1 Law

1. How can the Supreme Court avoid precedent?

  • distinguish, reversing, overruling
  • Young v Bristol Aeroplane 1944- three conditions
  • use the practice statement
  • cant avoid precedent
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2. What is law reporting?

  • Written reports of cases which can be accessed online, in newspapers or in All England Law Report books
  • A document written by the jury
  • A article by a newsreporter

3. What is meant by stare decisis?

  • Other things said
  • Other things said
  • Other things said
  • Guilty mind

4. What is a Bill

  • A famous judge
  • A proposal presented to the House of Commons
  • A pass through
  • A person

5. What is meant by overruling?

  • this is where a court higher in the hierarchy departs from a decision made in a lower court. The previous decision is no longer binding.
  • this is where the facts of the case are deemed sufficiently different so that the previous case is no longer binding.
  • This is where a higher court departs from the decision of the lower court on appeal.


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