problem 1: Describe the reasons behind the creation of the Court of Chancery in the 14th century and the effect of the Judicature Acts 1873 – 5 on this court.
problem 2: describe how law was administered in England before 1066.
problem 3: In English history what was a writ? Name three prerogative writs and illustrate their use today.
problem 4: Describe, with instances, the civil jurisdictions of the given courts today:
a) County Court
b) High Court (comprising the Divisional Courts)
problem 5: How did the role of magistrates originate? What is their function nowadays?
problem 6: What do you mean by the term tort? Describe in brief what must be proved by a claimant to succeed in a claim for either the tort of negligence or the tort of defamation.
problem 7: Name the two main branches of the present-day legal profession in the UK and describe their historical development, recognizing the main differences between them.
problem 8: Describe what was meant by ‘unity of person’ and the limits it imposed on women. Describe how this changed in the year1935.