Law

 

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  • Copyright 

    Bebbington, L. (Laurence); Cross, F. (Fay) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    In using copyright works (e.g. journals or newspaper articles, books, photographs, music) for study or research you are expected to observe certain legal and ethical constraints. In particular, you are bound to abide by ...

  • Consumer Law 

    Cartwright, P. R. (Peter R.) (University of Nottingham, 2010)
    We are all consumers of goods and services, and we all, at some time or other, appreciate the protection that the law offers. The law has been used to protect consumers for a long time. Magna Carta makes reference to a ...

  • Commonwealth Distance Training Course in Legislative Drafting 

    Patchett, K. (Keith) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2003)
    The curriculum for the Commonwealth of Learning/Commonwealth Secretariat's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Division (ComSec) legislative drafting programme was put together by an international project advisory group of ...

  • Training Materials on Legislative Drafting 

    Patchett, K. (Keith) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013)
    These materials are principally for those who are interested in learning about legislative drafting and the role of legal practitioners who specialise in this important work: legislative counsel. The materials focus on the ...

  • Introduction to Administrative Law 

    Yusof, K. M. A. A. K. (Ku Mohd Amir Aizat Ku) (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 2014)
    After studying this module students should be able to understand the purpose of administrative law and its significance in administrative issues and identify and explain the government powers.

  • Using Law to Protect the Earth: From Environmental Law to the Rights of Nature 

    Cullinan, C. (Cormac); Daniels, G. (Gregory) (University of Cape Town, 2013)
    Since the adoption of the environmental right in section 24 of the Constitution and a range of subsequent environmental laws, many South Africans have faith that, if all else fails, the courts will protect the environment. ...

  • NOC: Introduction on Intellectual Property to Engineers and Technologists 

    Bandyopadhyay, T. K. (Tapas Kumar) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2016-09)
    Intellectual Property is key driver of economy. The knowledge over intellectual property is essential for individual to take part in economic development. The course aims to provide basics of various forms of intellectual ...

  • The Technology of Crime Control 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    How big an impact does CCTV have on your life? This free course, The technology of crime control, provides the opportunity to listen to an argument surrounding the purpose, efficacy and regulation of CCTV. Is it there for ...

  • Starting with Law: An Overview of the Law 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life. But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them? This free course, Starting with law: An overview of the law, will introduce ...

  • Starting with Law 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Starting with law, explores key legal concepts such as legal capacity and the rights and responsibilities of the individual. You will examine how laws are made, and how they affect us at different points ...

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Crime 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Race, ethnicity and crime, briefly examines the relationships between race and ethnicity, and crime, criminalisation and criminal justice. It considers the relationship between crime and cultural difference; ...

  • The Meaning of Crime 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    Tough on the causes of crime'. A famous phrase, but what is crime? This free course, The meaning of crime, examines how we, as a 'society', define crime. You will look at the fear that is generated within communities and ...

  • Learning from Audio Visual Material: Introducing Surveillance 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    Looking at the theme of surveillance as a multifaceted everyday practice, this free course, Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing surveillance, will show you the value of using audio visual material in your ...

  • The Law-Making Process in England and Wales 

    Fletcher, R. (Roland) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, The law-making process in England and Wales, introduces you to the sources of law in England and Wales. It examines the democratic law-making process and how and by whom proposed legislation is initiated, ...

  • Introduction to Critical Criminology 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    This free course, Introduction to critical criminology, provides a brief introduction to critical criminological thinking. It defines the ways in which critical criminologists take a 'critical stance' on the fundamental ...

  • Exploring the Boundaries of International Law 

    Zambellas, A. (Amanda) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-04)
    This free course, Exploring the boundaries of international law, is designed to provide you with an introduction to key concepts underpinning your study of international law. It introduces the concept of international legal ...

  • Exclusion Clauses 

    Jones, E. (Emma) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course focuses on the use of exclusion clauses in contracts. Exclusion clauses are terms of a contract which seek to exclude or limit a party’s liability for loss or damage. The course looks at when and how such ...

  • Criminology Beyond Crime 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    This free course, Criminology beyond crime, examines the notion of 'social harm' as an alternative to the legal definition of 'crime'. To illustrate this concept, the course considers developments in Green Criminology, ...

  • The Crimes of the Powerful 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    This free course examines the complexities of, and barriers to, setting new criminological research agendas by considering the difficulties associated with conducting research on crimes of the powerful. After studying ...

  • Constitutions in Transition 

    Wesemann, A. (Ann) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-05)
    This free course, Constitutions in transition, explores and compares the development of four nation-state constitutions from around the world: South Africa, Germany, Canada and the United Kingdom. It looks at some of the ...

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