It is an interesting subject because it will help you in understanding fundamental concepts of law that will assist you with studying and understanding other areas of law. And we will also be learning how to read cases and statue which as you know one of the essential skills a lawyer must develop.
What is Law?
Before we answer this question let’s find out why this is an important question. What are your thoughts on this? Why do you think you need to consider this question? Your first response is that might be it’s natural to wonder about the law if you are going to study law or we have to face rules and regulations in our day-to-day life. Well, you are right to some extent, we come across legal rules all the time like the last time you brought something from a shop or online purchase and you benefited from consumer protection laws. Or let’s see you are making a video with your smartphone, share it with your family and friends and you want to add some cheerful music in the background, so you start looking for music on the internet, you find a collection of music on a website but the website allows the use of music under a creative commands license.
So what is law? The law is a system of rules that are enforced through common law institutions to govern behavior and conduct. In the UK law is made by the parliament and is executed by the executive through rules and regulations. The judges also uphole the law by binding the president