What is Precedent

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English Common Law: Structure and Principles
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University of London

English Common Law: Structure and Principles

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Week Four: Wigs and Pens: Judicial Law Making and the doctrine of Precedent
Welcome to week 4 of English Common Law. Learning Outcomes this week: 1. Explain the Court Hierarchy in relation to precedent 2. Identify ways in which precedent may be avoided 3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of precedent

Meet the Instructors

  • Professor Adam Gearey
    Professor Adam Gearey
    Professor of Law
    School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London
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