Stark Realities

Stark Realities

This is the very first piece I ever wrote for the Law magazine at uni. “Lorraine looks at the Justice System in the Seven Kingdoms” I’m writing an article about how Game of Thrones (GoT) is synonymous to studying law.  I utter this line and…

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What is Possession in relation to Land Law?

What is Possession in relation to Land Law?

Note: these were the very first notes I ever took in this lecture and they just give a really really brief summarization of points. What is property? It is the law of things and it mainly concerns itself with rights and duties, and their relation…

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A very brief summary: What is a Constitution?

A very brief summary: What is a Constitution?

Usual exam question to consider: Would a written constitution make a great improvement to the UK system of government? 1.What is a constitution for? people need to know who has the power to make decisions or take actions It grants legitimacy to the state and…

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Hello, my name is Lorraine, and I survived the first year of law school

Hello, my name is Lorraine, and I survived …

The owl of Minerva, takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.  — Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, Preface  Many things can be said about my first year as a Benthamite at UCL Laws, and I think this sums it up pretty well. In that…

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Intention to Create Legal Relations and Promissory Estoppel

Intention to Create Legal Relations and Promissory Estoppel

The mind map displayed below shows all the levels, however the notes that correspond are below in the post. Also to see a larger version of the map just click on it. INTENTION TO CREATE LEGAL RELATIONS In order to prevent the courts from being…

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Consideration

Consideration

As always the notes follow the outline of the mindmap. The picture below has less detail it’s just to give an overview of the main points. The PDF version (Consideration2) shows all the levels of the mindmap. (Reflected in the notes) DEFINITION Classical definition: Currie v…

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Offer And Acceptance= Agreement

Offer And Acceptance= Agreement

As always the notes follow the outline of the mindmap I’ve made. The only difference is that the PDF image of the mindap shows ALL the levels in the mindap (reflected in the notes)  unlike the image below, which I included to provide a simple outline…

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The Sovereignty of Parliament II: Contemporary Challenges to PS pt2

The Sovereignty of Parliament II: Contemporary Challenges to …

Click on the diagram to zoom in There are more in-depth notes below the diagram, hope it helps. Also refer back to your own lecture notes, for more in-depth notes, couldn’t fit all of it in the mind-map, but I’ve included the headings, just not…

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Parliamentary Sovereignty: The Orthodox Doctrine pt1

Parliamentary Sovereignty: The Orthodox Doctrine pt1

Click on the diagram to zoom in or: PDF Version:Parliamentary Sovereignty The Orthodox Doctrine There are more in-depth notes below the diagram, hope it helps. Parliamentary Sovereignty: The Orthodox Doctrine  I.     Historical Origins A.   1. The idea that what the Queen enacts in parliament is…

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Sexual Offences pt 2: The Common Element of Non-Consent

Sexual Offences pt 2: The Common Element of Non-Consent

Click here for the PDF Version if you want to zoom in more…or print it out: Common Element of non-consent Or simply click on the map below itself, to see it clearer. And of course there’s some notes below:   Common Element of non-consent s74 Consent= an…

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Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Pt 1: Revision

Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Pt 1: Revision

Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Sexual Offences Act 2003 1.     Rape S1 A.    Definition: A person commits rape if they intentionally penetrate, without consent and they don’t reasonably believe that the victim consented 1.   Penetration is a continuing act as given by Kaitamaki and s79(2)  2.     Sexual…

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Barrister's Cocktail Party

Barrister's Cocktail Party

One of the perks of being in London is that you get to be at the centre of it all. Whether that be in relation to music, the arts, business or simply running into celebrities when you least expect it. (Tottenham Court Road seems to…

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