The English Legal System

Tim Mitchell
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ACCA Qualification F4 - Corporate and Business Law Mind Map on The English Legal System, created by Tim Mitchell on 12/05/2013.

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The English Legal System
1 Types of Law
1.1 Criminal
1.1.1 Object: to regulate society by the threat of punishment
1.1.2 Purpose: the enforcement of particular forms of behaviour by the State, which acts to ensure compliance
1.1.3 Burden of Proof: lies with the State to show guilt beyond reasonable doubt
1.2 Civil
1.2.1 Object: usually financial compensation to put the claimant in the position he would have been in had the wrong not occurred
1.2.2 Purpose: to settle disputes between individuals and to provide remedies
1.2.3 Burden of proof: lies with the claimant to show liability on the balance of probabilities
2 Court Structures
2.1 Criminal
2.1.1 Supreme Court
2.1.1.1 Court of Appeal
2.1.1.1.1 Crown/High Court
2.1.1.1.1.1 Magistrate
2.2 Civil
2.2.1 European Court of Justice (ECJ)
2.2.1.1 European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
2.2.1.2 Supreme Court
2.2.1.2.1 Court of Appeal
2.2.1.2.1.1 County/High Court
3 Sources of Law

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