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How do judges make laws? - Diploma in Legal Studies


How do judges make laws? - Diploma in Legal Studies

How do judges make laws?

This free online course is an introduction to how judges make laws and the role of courts in law making.

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Role of Parliament and the Court
The Doctrine of Precedent
Interpretation of Past Decisions
Role of Courts
Reasons for the Interpretation of Legislation
Effect of the Interpretation of Legislation

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