Topic outline

  • General

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  • Introduction

  • The role of the courts and the judiciary

  • Part A Historical development of the common law

  • Part B Precedent

  • Part C Accurate law reporting

  • Part D The need for statutory interpretation

  • Part E The rules of statutory interpretation

  • Part F Common law, equity and statute law

  • Part G Common law and civil law systems

  • Part H Consolidation

  • Review of the learning outcomes

  • References and Acknowledgements