LA1104 - Legal Concepts
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Business, Law & Governance
This subject aims to introduce students to a set of core concepts that lie at the
foundation of law. These are: legal personality and liability; obligations,contract
and property; good process, rights and sovereignty. The purpose of the subject is
provide students with basic conceptual and analytical knowledge and skills for understanding
the nature and functions of different branches of law.
- to enable students to identify key concepts and organising principles forming the
- to enable students to use these concepts as analytical tools for understanding and
critically assessing the nature, functions and branches of law;
- to enhance and develop students' ability analyse the conceptual underpinnings of the
law as the body of principles, rules, mechanisms and actors central to governance;
- to develop students' conceptual and critical awareness of the role of law in regulation,
social control , dispute settlement and for arranging economic, political , social,
environmental and cultural relations.
- end of semester exam (50%)
- other exams (15%)
- assignments (35%).
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and in case
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