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Law and change: Scottish legal heroes
Law and change: Scottish legal heroes

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During this week, you learnt more about processes by which individuals can make a contribution to legal change. You explored how individuals and groups can become involved in the parliamentary-lawmaking process and heard about the early experience of an individual in challenging legal rules. An individual who then went on to hold legal office.

You also considered words and terms associated with law. These words and terms are some of the tools used to create a perception of law.

Following your study of this week you should be able to:

  • explain how an individual can contribute to parliamentary lawmaking
  • explore ways of contributing to legal change
  • understand the role of elected official such as local councillors, MSPs and MPs in lawmaking.