Subject Intent: Why Law?
What will I study?
- English legal system criminal courts and: lay people, legal profession, civil courts and funding
- Criminal law: general elements, non-fatal offences, fatal offences, property offences, mental capacity defences and general defences
- Law making: legislation and delegated legislation, law reform, European law, judicial precedent and statutory interpretation
- Tort law: negligence, vicarious liability, occupiers liability, torts connected to land and defences and remedies
- Nature of law: justice, society, morality and technology
- Human rights: human rights act, articles under the European convention of human rights, enforcement and protection of human rights
- 100% exam based
- Three exams at the end of 2 years
- Exam board OCR
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What are lessons like in this subject?
Studying law has allowed me to develop various problem-solving skills. The content itself is intriguing and ensures that I am engaged with the subject. I would definitely recommend studying law to those that are interested in a legal profession in the future or those that have an interest in the subject itself.
Navdeep Kaur, The King’s School