Assignment 1 – Who, What and Why? (A)
Criteria – 2A.P1, 2A.P2, 2A.M1, 2A.P3, 2A.M2, 2A.D1
Your task is to consider legal cases and situations in the civil and criminal courts and use your information to prepare a report which evaluates how civil or criminal law, courts or personnel have been used in a selected case. Your report should explain the role of civil and criminal courts and the role and responsibilities of the people involved in two situations in each court. Do this by carrying out the following activities:
1. After you have read the two scenarios below, prepare notes to explain the role the role of the civil law and its courts in each situation and the roles ...view middle of the document...
Because being tried by a judge is not an option under English Law, include an assessment of the importance of using magistrates and juries in criminal courts.
DPP v Santana-Bermudez (2003) or Briggs, R v (2003) CA
Based on the criminal case you are to:
• Write a review in which you explain the case, personnel involved and how the law was applied
• Add to you review by comparing the process of law and the use of the courts in civil and criminal law cases. Include examples of different cases to illustrate the points you make.
• Complete your review by reconsidering all your material to evaluate the effectiveness of the law in this particular case.
• You must highlight the differences between the type of cases that dealt with in a civil and criminal courts as well as the different processes that are followed.
• Make sure that you evaluate the process that took place and the roles of those involved, as well as the effectiveness of the law in that particular case.
Assignment 2 - Businesses and the Law
Before starting a business it is important to have an understanding of what is meant by ‘the law’ and how it affects consumers. You have been asked to write reports on the effectiveness of consumer protection in law for some recent cases. This will involve researching and commenting on several; specific scenarios that Mr Stones will give you. You will then present...