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U201 issues in civil law

  1. 1. Unit 2 Civil Law Outcome 1: Issues in Civil Law Chapter 5: Civil Law
  2. 2. Outcome
  3. 3. Key knowledge
  4. 4. Intro to civil law
  5. 5. Key Players in Civil Disputes
  6. 6. The need for civil law
  7. 7. Key principles of civil law
  8. 8. Distinction between civil and criminal law
  9. 9. Relationship between civil and criminal law
  10. 10. Law-making through the courts
  11. 11. Precedent
  12. 12. Precedent in Action
  13. 13. Binding precedent
  14. 14. Stare Decisis – Stand by what has been decided
  15. 15. Obiter dictum – said by the way
  16. 16. Persuasive precedent
  17. 17. Flexibility in precedent “Don’t Ride On Drugs”
  18. 18. Distinguishing
  19. 19. Reversing
  20. 20. Overruling
  21. 21. Disapproving
  22. 22. Statutory Interpretation
  23. 23. Torts – a civil wrong
  24. 24. Negligence Torts
  25. 25. Negligence: Key principles All four MUST be proved for it to be a negligence case
  26. 26. Negligence: Defences
  27. 27. Defamation Torts
  28. 28. Defamation: Key principles All three MUST be proved for it to be a defamation case
  29. 29. Defamation: Defences
  30. 30. Defamation: Defences
  31. 31. Defamation: Defences
  32. 32. Defamation: Defences
  33. 33. Defamation on the Internet
  34. 34. Other torts
  35. 35. End of U201
  36. 36. References

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