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LA115 - The Modern English Legal System

  • Module code: LA115
  • Module name: The Modern English Legal System
  • Department: Law School
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This foundational module aims to provide students with a sound practical understanding of English legal method within the institutional context of the English Legal System. All key sources of UK and European law are explained and students are trained in their retrieval and analysis. Particular attention is given to the techniques of interpreting statutes and legal cases.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/current/undergraduate/materials/la115

Other essential notes

COMPULSORY 1st Year module for the LLB, LLB (European), BA Law/Sociology and BA Law/Business Degree students plus Visiting Students on the ICP and the Certificate in English Law

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: LA115-15)
B2 (Examination only) 2 hour examination (January) 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Law (3 year) (Qualifying Degree) (M105) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law (4 year) (Qualifying Degree) (M106) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law (Year Abroad) QD (M108) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law (Part-time) (M109) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with French Law (Qualifying Degree) (M10A) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with German Law (Qualifying Degree) (M10C) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with Humanities (3 Year) (Qualifying Degree) (M111) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with Humanities (4 Year) (Qualifying Degree) (M113) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with Social Sciences (3 Year) (Qualifying Degree) (M115) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law with Social Sciences (4 Year) (Qualifying Degree) (M117) - Year 1
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (ML34) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 1
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 1
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 1