Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This is an introductory module that introduces students to the legal systems and the main branches of law. Furthermore, it provides a general introduction on the theory of legal right, the sources of law, the types of legal rules and the time when newly enacted laws are put into forces.
It is intended to explain and discuss the relevant main topics under both UAE law and English law (to the extent applicable in the UAE).
The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts prepared purposefully for this particular module.
J Holland and J Webb, Learning Legal Rules (11th edn Oxford UP 2022).
F Cownie, A Bradney, M Burton, English Legal System in Context (Oxford UP, 2013).
A Gillespie, The English Legal System (9th edn Oxford UP, 2023).