Under American law, however, this power does not extend to the outright divestiture of title to private property, nor to the de facto equivalent of it. Instead, the power of eminent domain is a separate and distinct power which allows a government to divest a property owner of utility of such property, but when it does so, it must pay just compensation. Some states, not the federal government, use the full compensation standard, not the just compensation standard. The Fifth Amendment prohibits the federal government from taking property for public use without "just compensation," which American courts have interpreted in the usual case to mean " fair market value ".
You will undertake group work in the workshops and engage in debates that are pertinent to the body of Family Law. Written feedback is given at the end of each workshop cycle. The module is assessed via MCQ and written exam. Human Rights and Civil Liberties What are human rights?
How are they implemented or contravened? What is the relationship between complex human rights issues and society today? This module uses the context of the European human rights regime to investigate civil liberties and human rights protection.
You will adopt a critical and comparative approach as you gain a comprehensive grounding in the law of human rights. We will tackle some of the most complex and relevant issues such as the right to life, freedom from torture, freedom of expression, and capital punishment.
Specific case studies allow you to engage with issues and questions regarding whistle-blowing and enforced disappearances. Our teaching is research-led and combines seminars, tutorials and lectures. You will be encouraged to read as widely as possible on the subject and we will help you to develop your skills in critical analysis, discourse and debate.
This module can be taken in Years 2 or 3 and is taught in the Michaelmas term. Introduction to Business Law This is a half module that introduces year two undergraduates to a wide range of commercial law issues and thereby enables them to specialise further in the third year.
The course is foundational and seeks to enable students to place discrete commercial law options in the appropriate context. There will be an introduction to the substantive topics of commercial law such as the structures of companies and the law in relation to the Sale of Goods as well as a discussion of modern commerce.
Introduction to comparative law I The course provides an introduction to comparative law, and explores whether the traditional comparisons between the common law and civil law systems — and the traditional approaches to the study of comparative law — need to be re-thought and if so, how this could be approached.
Students will be introduced to common law and civil law traditions, in order to assist the comparison, students will examine key features of a civil law system and its legal culture. Students should ensure that they possess a prior basic understanding of the English legal system.
In addition, students will be encouraged to think about the reasons of policy and principle that lie behind specific legal institutions and practices. Lawyers and Society What are the challenges facing the legal profession? What place did, and do, lawyers hold in society? And how are they represented in fiction?
Lawyers and Society tackles key questions around the organisational and institutional structures of the legal profession, taking a close look at the contemporary challenges that it now faces.
While the module primarily focuses on the Anglo-Welsh system, we will also address other systems through literature on law in the USA, Australia and other commonwealth jurisdictions. Topics covered in the module include: And, unique to this module, you will study representations of lawyers and lawyering in fictional settings, such as TV, film, literature and plays.
This module exposes you to a range of debates and encourages you to think creatively and critically, as well as from a socio-legal perspective. Understanding Crime Data and Trends Our Measuring Crime module will help you to develop highly valuable skills in data-handling and analysis.
It is a course about crime data, particularly data from sources that influence criminal justice policy and practice. The data we use also informs government and the general public about the nature and the extent of crime. Focusing on the Crime Survey for England and Wales, Police Recorded Crime, and criminal justice statistics from the courts, our lectures explore issues around data generation, reliability, validity and the ways it can be presented.The Shame of Being a Man Steven Connor This is an expanded version of a paper given in the Gender and Sexuality seminar series, Institute of English Studies, 30 November A shortened version appeared in Textual Practice 15 (): 1.
History of At-Will Employment According to various legal scholars, the doctrine of at-will employment first appeared as a statement in a legal treatise by Horace C.
Wood, Master and Servant § , at pages (). Wood cited four American cases in support of his statement about at-will employment.
Managerial accounting is designed to introduce the fundamentals of managerial accounting to both accounting and non-accounting majors. It covers accounting and management decision making in both short-term and long-term strategic situations. Letter to the Editor. I am writing to you in regards to “Ethics: Ethical Issues with Medical Errors: Shaping a Culture of Safety in Healthcare” (Sorrell, ). Regulatory taking is a situation in which a government regulation limits the uses of private property to such a degree that the regulation effectively deprives the property owners of economically reasonable use or value of their property to such an extent that it deprives them of utility or value of that property, even though the regulation does not .
Managerial accounting is designed to introduce the fundamentals of managerial accounting to both accounting and non-accounting majors.
It covers accounting and management decision making in both short-term and long-term strategic situations. Regulatory taking is a situation in which a government regulation limits the uses of private property to such a degree that the regulation effectively deprives the property owners of economically reasonable use or value of their property to such an extent that it deprives them of utility or value of that property, even though the regulation does not formally divest them of title to it.
Course Overview. This qualifying Law degree is taught by the world-leading, research-active academics based in our prestigious Law School.
They will introduce you to technical legal topics and help you to understand the ways that law shapes society. As Web companies and government agencies analyze ever more information about our lives, it’s tempting to respond by passing new privacy laws or creating mechanisms that pay us for our data.