Free Sample Law Essays

  • Types of organisation and legal structures

    P1-explain different types and purposes of organisations;public,private and voluntary sectors are legal structures   In the world of business are 4 most common types of organisations,which are: 1.the sole trader … Continue reading “Types of organisation and legal structures”

  • Occupier’s liability and the doctrine of judicial precedent

    Q1 (1) Children’s Adventure Park’s act has given rise to both civil action and criminal prosecution. By referring to a relevant case, Alton Towers smiler ride crash case. Alton Towers … Continue reading “Occupier’s liability and the doctrine of judicial precedent”

  • Law problem question – FOB contract

    INTRODUCTION In this case study, Imran bought 20 tons of Alfalfa from James with FOB contract. The buyer nominated the ship which is The Hulk and James made the contract … Continue reading “Law problem question – FOB contract”

  • Contract law – problem question example

    Martina entered into a contract with Stars & Extras (S & E) providing that she would, in a period of five years, obtain all of her singing work through S … Continue reading “Contract law – problem question example”

  • Contract law problem scenario

    A. Jenny and the owner of the white ute   In Jenny’s transaction with the owner of the white ute, an offer was established by the owner stating “Good, I … Continue reading “Contract law problem scenario”

  • Contract law problem question – requirements for contract

    Scenario 1: Is Ernie liable to supply antique books to Anita? Scenario 2: Is Ernie obliged to sell the books to Bert at a lower price? Scenario 3: Is Ernie … Continue reading “Contract law problem question – requirements for contract”

  • Legal problem question: free consent

    The issue is whether Lance can demand back the payment from Avril or not. An agreement is defined in Section 2(e) of the Contract Act as “every promise and every … Continue reading “Legal problem question: free consent”

  • Why is it necessary to study law in business?

    I asked my self before why we should study law in business? Who want to be lawyer he or she should study law, its not important for me I will … Continue reading “Why is it necessary to study law in business?”

  • What requirements fall upon the state to distinguish legitimate democratic process from mob rule?

    Introduction This paper examines what constitutes legitimate democratic process by considering attempts to justify democracy on purely intrinsic or purely instrumental grounds. These conceptions of democracy are then challenged by … Continue reading “What requirements fall upon the state to distinguish legitimate democratic process from mob rule?”

  • Corporate governance crisis

    INTRODUCTION Corporate governance crisis has been witnessed in the first years of the twenty-first century all over the world. In particular crisis like Polly Peck (UK), BCCI (UK), Maxwell (UK), … Continue reading “Corporate governance crisis”

  • United States — Final Anti-Dumping Measures on Stainless Steel from Mexico

    TIMELINE OF MAJOR EVENTS IN THE CASE In this case, United States — Final Anti-Dumping Measures on Stainless Steel from Mexico [later referred to in the project as US – … Continue reading “United States — Final Anti-Dumping Measures on Stainless Steel from Mexico”

  • Setting up an architect/interior design business (legal)

    Assignment 1 1. INTRODUCTION This document contains advice that will assist the five young professionals in starting their new venture specializing in the retail sector with motivations on the best … Continue reading “Setting up an architect/interior design business (legal)”

  • Competition law – resale price maintenance

    INTRODUCTION The main aim of competition law is to protect competition on behalf of consumers and it deals with vertical and horizontal agreements, which restraint on competition, and monopolies. Resale … Continue reading “Competition law – resale price maintenance”

  • Anuradha Saha and Sukumar Mukherjee (legal case)

    Anuradha Saha, a 36-year-old Ohio (US)-based child psychologist who was visiting India, approached Sukumar Mukherjee, a doctor at Nightingale Diagnostic Centre in Kolkata, on 7 May 1998 complaining of acute … Continue reading “Anuradha Saha and Sukumar Mukherjee (legal case)”

  • Legal and financial costs of death

    I’ve heard a number of times, especially for customers who receive the sheet with the inventory cost, the following sentence: “Wow, how to die is expensive.” Actually, losing a loved … Continue reading “Legal and financial costs of death”

  • Elements of Unconscionability

    As mentioned in the first chapter, this paper primarily aims to statutory incorporated doctrine of unconscionability into the Contracts Act 1950. In order to do so, the doctrine of unconscionability … Continue reading “Elements of Unconscionability”

  • Competition legislation

    The term ‘Renaissance’ can be traced back to a cultural movement that characterised the period from 14th century to 17th century, and it was during this period that international trade … Continue reading “Competition legislation”

  • Freedom of testation

    INTRODUCTION During the lectures in the framework of the course Global Law ‘Trust and Succession in a Comparative Perspective’, I got a first introduction on the principle of freedom of … Continue reading “Freedom of testation”

  • Property and intellectual property rights

    INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Property can be referred to as the means of designating those things that are commonly recognized as being the possessions of an individual, group … Continue reading “Property and intellectual property rights”

  • Status quo and problems faced by Indian infrastructural sector

    RESEARCH METHODOLOGY In enabling completion of the assignment, we have relied mostly on secondary resources, which include articles, journals and first-hand accounts provided by newspapers, legal luminaries by way of … Continue reading “Status quo and problems faced by Indian infrastructural sector”

  • Conflicts of law

    INTRODUCTION One of the most important aspects in Conflict of Laws mostly regarding contractual agreements and arbitration agreements is Party Autonomy. Party Autonomy is a choice of law doctrine that … Continue reading “Conflicts of law”

  • Matrimonial law – conflict of laws

    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Frontiers are much more than mere intangible boundaries. They represent significant obstacles due to differences in procedure and law. Marriages, which are susceptible to follow traditions and … Continue reading “Matrimonial law – conflict of laws”

  • Crimes against humanity

    The definition of crimes against humanity makes no mention of the motive for such crimes, unlike some initial models for the definition that imply such a requirement. Some States had … Continue reading “Crimes against humanity”

  • International criminal law

    CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND AND PREAMBLE Dating far back to 17th July 1998, one hundred and twenty (120) States adopted a statute in Rome – referred to as the Rome … Continue reading “International criminal law”

  • CONTENTS OF THE CISG

    Business activities in the oil and gas sector, which definitely involves the extraction of natural resources which are essential for the maintenance and sustenance of so many inventions begins definitely … Continue reading “CONTENTS OF THE CISG”

  • CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND HUMAN RIGHTS

    Abstract Criminal justice System of any country is the basis of establishing, Peace and tranquility, includes not only the judicial system but investigating machinery also. To tame the over flooding … Continue reading “CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND HUMAN RIGHTS”

  • The Affordable Care Act

    The Feared €œPremium Spiral†Critics of the Affordable Care Act have long stated that the law was doomed to failure because it fundamentally changed the way insurance operates. Insurance relies … Continue reading “The Affordable Care Act”

  • AVIATION LAW

    This highly specialized field of law encompasses most facets of air travel, as well as the operation and regulation of business issues relating to air travel, which requires a comprehensive … Continue reading “AVIATION LAW”

  • Hate crimes

    Hate crimes are becoming more and more a problem in today’s world. Whether it be with police killing unarmed black men, or hate crimes committed against same sex couples it’s … Continue reading “Hate crimes”

  • Misconduct in the workplace – legalities

    INTRODUCTION “The court is of the view that honesty and integrity are amongst the key characteristics that any employee should possess, no matter what form of employment the employee is … Continue reading “Misconduct in the workplace – legalities”

  • Separate Legal Personality

    Separate Legal Personality refers to the concept that shareholders and directors take no responsibility for any liabilities arising as a result of companies’ action. Additionally, it refers to how upon … Continue reading “Separate Legal Personality”

  • Lack of uniform law to guide in international transactions (research proposal)

    CHAPTER ONE 1. Introduction The independence of Nations coupled with the fact that Nations of the world transacts and enters business relationships called for a unifying standard and arrangement. The … Continue reading “Lack of uniform law to guide in international transactions (research proposal)”

  • “Do not track” legislation

    “€œDo Not Track”€ Legislation, a series of legislative efforts to give internet users the option to choose to not have their online behavior tracked by third parties. Regular internet usage … Continue reading ““Do not track” legislation”

  • Law in aviation

    In chapter three, the basic concept of law in aviation constitutes this chapter. The meaning of law, in inclination to the legal framework for safety in civil aviation industry is … Continue reading “Law in aviation”

  • Problem law question on income tax

    Part 1 A According to the Income Tax Assessment Act (1997), whether the income is assessable income will be affected by the nationality of a person. If the person is … Continue reading “Problem law question on income tax”

  • International humanitarian law

    The development of IHL had been influenced by religious concepts and philosophical ideas. Customary rules of warfare are part of the first rules of international law altogether. In this process, … Continue reading “International humanitarian law”

  • Liability on contract for LLC owners

    A personal liability LLC owners should avoid is voluntary assumption of liability on contract, which a personal guarantee. Small business sometime do not have great credit history and sometimes find … Continue reading “Liability on contract for LLC owners”

  • The three strikes law and its effects on society

    The term “three-strikes” stems from the reference used in the game of baseball. The three-strikes law essentially means that a criminal is authorized two criminal offenses before “striking out” on … Continue reading “The three strikes law and its effects on society”

  • The Legal Profession

    INTRODUCTION Legal Profession means to present the favor of the client (party) in court of law and presenting from his side. It is his duty towards the profession for which … Continue reading “The Legal Profession”

  • A comparison of the criminal offences committed in the United Kingdom and in the Netherlands

    Literature review Criminality is a huge problem in the United Kingdom and in the Netherlands. Both governments are trying to reduce the high numbers of the different crimes. Because you … Continue reading “A comparison of the criminal offences committed in the United Kingdom and in the Netherlands”

  • Essay: Child custody in divorce proceedings

    The division of assets in a divorce is riddled with conflict, the value often varies according to the assets relative worth to each of the parties. Although divorce is stressful … Continue reading “Essay: Child custody in divorce proceedings”

  • Essay: BILLS ON CYBERCRIME IN NIGERIA

    ‘Efforts were made during the sixth National Assembly to pass a cyber-crime law. Before now six private member bills were introduced at both chambers of the National Assembly seeking to … Continue reading “Essay: BILLS ON CYBERCRIME IN NIGERIA”

  • Essay: Child welfare policy

    The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-89) was a major reform with regards to child welfare provisions since being enacted in the early 1980’s (Murray & … Continue reading “Essay: Child welfare policy”

  • Essay: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

    Introduction: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) were begin From 1948 to 1994, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) provide the rules for much of world … Continue reading “Essay: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)”

  • Essay: Compare and contrast the role and effectiveness of the ODCE in Ireland with the SEC in the USA

    This essay will critically compare and contrast the role and effectiveness of the ODCE in Ireland with the SEC in the USA. The article will be split into two parts. … Continue reading “Essay: Compare and contrast the role and effectiveness of the ODCE in Ireland with the SEC in the USA”

  • Essay: Art forgery and the law

    Introduction Art forgery is a form of misrepresentation of a genuine piece of work, and it could be painting, sculpture or even a work of literature. The range of forgeries … Continue reading “Essay: Art forgery and the law”

  • Essay: Before the Law

    Introduction The entire department of law is faced with numerous issues and a number of them are yet to be solved. This can however be aimed at officials who are … Continue reading “Essay: Before the Law”

  • Essay: Monarchy

    Monarchy is a form of government in which the supreme partially or wholly owned by one person – the monarch (king, emperor, prince, duke, archduke, Sultan, Emir Khan, to Pharaoh), … Continue reading “Essay: Monarchy”

  • Essay: Blurred lines and Petty squabbles; Plagiarism in contemporary pop music

    Introduction Music copyright trials are uncommon, but allegations that a song copies another artist’s work are frequent. For the purpose of this essay, my main focus will be on two … Continue reading “Essay: Blurred lines and Petty squabbles; Plagiarism in contemporary pop music”

  • Essay: Role of managers in medical aids and what legislation expects

    Management falls under the micro or intra-organisational section of business ethics (Kretzschmar, Prinsloo, Prozesky, Rossouw, Sander, Siebrits, Woermann, 2012: 21). This section deals with the relationships between the managers and … Continue reading “Essay: Role of managers in medical aids and what legislation expects”

  • Essay: Electronic banking

    DEFINITION OF ELECTRONIC BANKING The term electronic banking means all day access to cash through an Automated teller machine or direct deposit of pay checks into checking or savings account. … Continue reading “Essay: Electronic banking”

  • Essay: The EU Connected Continent

    The proposal by the European Commission for an EU single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent: How does the proposal seek to uphold (or not) the … Continue reading “Essay: The EU Connected Continent”

  • Essay: Suriname separation of powers

    Suriname has faced periods of political, economic and social decline since it gained independence from the Netherlands in 1975. However, in the recent years, Suriname has experienced various political, social … Continue reading “Essay: Suriname separation of powers”

  • Essay: School rules to regulate student behaviour and their connection to the law

    All schools must have rules to regulate student behavior. Teachers and administrators are not at liberty to expel or suspend students in the special education program due to procedures and … Continue reading “Essay: School rules to regulate student behaviour and their connection to the law”

  • Essay: Regulation and the meat sector

    Introduction. Early February 2013 in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Ireland and Poland horsemeat was discovered in products sold as beef. A horsemeat scandal was born. (Een vandaag – binnenland ). … Continue reading “Essay: Regulation and the meat sector”

  • Essay: Maintenance grants for European Students – the ECJ

    The HSSC referred questions to the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling. They questioned: ‘ Whether and under which circumstances a student, being a national of one Member … Continue reading “Essay: Maintenance grants for European Students – the ECJ”

  • Essay: R v Levy & Drobny

    1. MATERIAL FACTS On 6th July 2013 at about 5.00am, the two respondents, then both aged 19, entered a taxi. When the taxi driver became aware the respondents could not … Continue reading “Essay: R v Levy & Drobny”

  • Essay: Negotiation and Conflict Case Analysis

    The case study explains the end goals of both parties and the extent to which they are willing to negotiate on a neutral ground in order to achieve a win-win … Continue reading “Essay: Negotiation and Conflict Case Analysis”

  • Essay: Purpose of Human Resource Policy Requirements in an Organization

    Purpose of Human Resource Policy Requirements in an Organization: Human resources policy is a formal statement of a principle or rule and regulation that members which is part of the organization … Continue reading “Essay: Purpose of Human Resource Policy Requirements in an Organization”

  • Essay: Abortion should be partially legalized in Asian countries

    This report is written to study the reasons why abortion should be partially legalized in Asian countries as this topic has been constantly debated for many years in many countries. … Continue reading “Essay: Abortion should be partially legalized in Asian countries”

  • Essay: Partition Resolution 181(II)

    Every year on November 29th the international community marks the anniversary of the United Nations (hereinafter referred to as the ‘UN’) Partition Resolution 181(II) . It is sometimes forgotten ‘ … Continue reading “Essay: Partition Resolution 181(II)”

  • Essay: Term limit legislation

    In 1990, beginning with California, Colorado, and Oklahoma, many states embarked on term-limit movements that resulted in the adoption of term limits for state legislatures. This was done in response … Continue reading “Essay: Term limit legislation”

  • Essay: Environmental Laws in India

    Historians, social scientists, environmentalists, social activists, civil societies, policy makers, jurists etc. are debating and writing about the various aspects of environment, including the environmental law, in India. In this … Continue reading “Essay: Environmental Laws in India”

  • Essay: Pay discrimination

    Introduction Women have been experiencing pay discrimination for centuries and unfortunately it continues to do so today. In fact, ‘women make 79 cents for each dollar earned by men, although … Continue reading “Essay: Pay discrimination”

  • Essay: The Deepwater Horizon incident

    Following the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, the European Commission (EC) pressed its primary views on the safety of offshore oil and gas in … Continue reading “Essay: The Deepwater Horizon incident”

  • Essay: Conflict minerals

    Armed groups in Central Africa earn millions of dollars every year by trading minerals extracted from the armed conflict regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Those minerals … Continue reading “Essay: Conflict minerals”

  • Assignment: Law practical writing

    March 20, 2015 xxxx Dear Mr Carlos Santiago, Mr Alfonso Ribeira owns one hectare land, which he uses for producing ethical foie gras. He does this by using a method … Continue reading “Assignment: Law practical writing”

  • Research proposal: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

    The main purpose of this research proposal will be to focusing on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act also known as SOX which was enacted on the 30th July 2002. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act … Continue reading “Research proposal: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act”

  • Essay: The plea bargain

    America has the system of common law, this includes that the courts base their decisions on prior judicial pronouncements rather than on legislative enactment. The judges are obliged to adhere … Continue reading “Essay: The plea bargain”

  • Essay: Legalization of Marijuana

    Marijuana legalization has been a hot topic for last couple of years. Lately it seems that drug policy and the war on drugs has a been in the news quite … Continue reading “Essay: Legalization of Marijuana”

  • Essay: Civil liberties

    For many years, gaining equality has been an objective of many blacks in America. Having endured slavery, discrimination, and constant denial of their fundamental rights by white Americans, blacks began … Continue reading “Essay: Civil liberties”

  • Essay: History of the ISM Code

    The first subquestion to answer the main question, how can the ISM code lead to an optimum safety on board of a product tanker , is: what is the history … Continue reading “Essay: History of the ISM Code”

  • Essay: The SARFAESI Act

    The promulgation of the SARFAESI Act has been a benchmark reform within the Indian banking sector. The progress below this Act had been important, as proven by the very fact … Continue reading “Essay: The SARFAESI Act”

  • Essay: Insurance contracts

    INTRODUCTION Insurance contracts are a special class of contracts which are guided by certain basic principles like those of utmost good faith, insurable interest, proximate cause, indemnity, subrogation and contribution. … Continue reading “Essay: Insurance contracts”

  • Law problem scenario between Dr Anson and Dr Chitty

    In the case scenario involving Dr. Anson and Dr. Chitty, the legal question that arises falls in the area of contract law. Dr. Anson and Dr. Chitty enter into a … Continue reading “Law problem scenario between Dr Anson and Dr Chitty”

  • Essay: The Attorney’s Role

    The attorney’s role in regard to his clients is: ‘As a lawyer, and a member of the legal profession, acting as a representative of clients, an officer of the legal … Continue reading “Essay: The Attorney’s Role”

  • Essay: Are there any Alternatives to Compulsory Land Acquisition by Big Public Infrastructure Projects?

    Summary The current practice of land acquisition by big public infrastructure projects is described. Some countries apply – more or less successfully – land consolidation methods in order to satisfy … Continue reading “Essay: Are there any Alternatives to Compulsory Land Acquisition by Big Public Infrastructure Projects?”

  • Essay: Judicial review

    The judicial system is a very complex and elaborate one in any part of the world, even more in a country like United States. Because of its global importance, United … Continue reading “Essay: Judicial review”

  • Essay: Copyright in the Digital Age

    The new millennium brings a more widespread and intensified Digital Age with wider internet use. Nikolai Kondratiev (a soviet economist) hypothesized that industrial countries of the world have experienced successive … Continue reading “Essay: Copyright in the Digital Age”

  • Essay: In What Ways Have Our Historic Roots Affected The Manner In Which Criminal Investigations Are Conducted In The United States Today?

    In what ways have our historic roots affected the manner in which criminal investigations are conducted in the United States today? The historic of the law enforcement had a lot … Continue reading “Essay: In What Ways Have Our Historic Roots Affected The Manner In Which Criminal Investigations Are Conducted In The United States Today?”

  • Essay: Racial issues in criminal proceedings

    A. Explain what recourse a defendant has if he or she thinks the prosecutor is using racial reasons as a basis for excluding persons from serving on the defendant’s jury. … Continue reading “Essay: Racial issues in criminal proceedings”

  • Essay: Defense attorneys

    ‘A defense attorney should not permit his or her professional judgment or obligations to be affected by his or her own political, business, property, or personal interests (Pollock, 2012).’ One … Continue reading “Essay: Defense attorneys”

  • Essay: Advice concerning conditional gifts and engagement rings (US)

    To: xx From: xx Date: March 5, 2014 RE: Florida Implied Conditional Gift Advising Jennifer on what she should do with the ring, Dear Jennifer In the state of Florida an … Continue reading “Essay: Advice concerning conditional gifts and engagement rings (US)”

  • Dissertation: Scope, implementation and impact of the Right to Information Act (Himachal Pradesh)

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  • Essay: Islamic family law

    In the nineteenth century, the central moral challenge was slavery. In the twentieth century, it was the battle against totalitarianism. We believe that in this century the paramount moral challenge … Continue reading “Essay: Islamic family law”

  • Essay: Domestic violence

    When violence occurs in a relationship, the relationship becomes less powerful, incapable of providing support and a nurturing environment, as it becomes a vehicle for personal destruction and despair. According … Continue reading “Essay: Domestic violence”

  • Essay: Respondeat Superior

    Legal claims that derive from a situation where there are claims of negligence can sometimes involve an entity other than the neglectful parties. In certain circumstances employers are fully responsible … Continue reading “Essay: Respondeat Superior”

  • Essay: Life and the unborn child

    The word children is applied to infants from their birth but the time when they cease ordinarily to be so called is not defined by custom. A foetus not bigger … Continue reading “Essay: Life and the unborn child”

  • Essay: Differences and similarities between rights and obligations in contract and tort

    The law of obligations is traditionally divided into two categories – contractual obligations, which are thought of as being entered into voluntarily and owed only to the parties contracting; and … Continue reading “Essay: Differences and similarities between rights and obligations in contract and tort”

  • Essay: Consideration

    Not every promise made is enforceable in law by the Courts, as this would clearly be impractical.  A promise backed up by consideration gives a reason for enforcement [Atitah, p.200]. … Continue reading “Essay: Consideration”

  • Essay: The rules of the adversary system of trial ensure…

    The rules of the adversary system of trial ensure that justice is met. The system appears to satisfy instinctive notions of justice and fairness. THE PARTICIPATION The prosecution must have evidence … Continue reading “Essay: The rules of the adversary system of trial ensure…”

  • Essay: Miranda v. Arizona

    The background of the case rotates in depth on issues pertinent to the rights to be granted an attorney and self-incrimination as enshrined in the 5th amendment under the United … Continue reading “Essay: Miranda v. Arizona”

  • Essay: Case C-158/07, Jacqueline Förster v. IB-GROEP

    From September 2000 German national Ms Förster was granted a maintenance grant from the IB-Group (‘the administrative body enforcing Dutch legislation relating to financing of studies’) because she was regarded … Continue reading “Essay: Case C-158/07, Jacqueline Förster v. IB-GROEP”

  • Essay: Data protection within the European Union

    Now that the value of Big Data is more clear, it is necessary to look at how all this data is protected through Europe. First the European Union will be … Continue reading “Essay: Data protection within the European Union”

  • Essay: The law on suicide and assisted suicide

    Suicide ceased to be a criminal offence in England and Wales with the passing of the Suicide Act 1961 s(1) but the same Act made it an offence to assist … Continue reading “Essay: The law on suicide and assisted suicide”

  • What are the differences between ‘contract’ and ‘tort’?

    The MAIN differences between contract and tort are listed below: Duties in tort are determined by the law – duties in contract are chiefly determined by the parties. In other … Continue reading “What are the differences between ‘contract’ and ‘tort’?”

  • Law notes: Stare Decisis

    The doctrine of binding precedent or stare decisis is central to the English legal system, and to the legal systems that derived from it such as those of Australia, Canada, … Continue reading “Law notes: Stare Decisis”

  • Law notes: Quantum Meruit

    Quantum Meruit is a Latin phrase meaning “as much as he has deserved”. This claim is also referred to as “unjust enrichment.” In the context of contract law, it means … Continue reading “Law notes: Quantum Meruit”

  • Essay: The role of judges

    The role of Judges in the English legal system is to interpret and uphold the law, as laid down in statutes by parliament, and to uphold principles of common law, … Continue reading “Essay: The role of judges”

  • Essay: The doctrine of duress

    The doctrine of duress is well established in English Law and allows a party to the contract to set aside the terms of an agreement by showing evidence that pressure … Continue reading “Essay: The doctrine of duress”

  • Essay: The doctrine of separation of powers

    Discuss the doctrine of separation of powers. Do you think that the separation of powers in the United Kingdom is sufficient? Separation of powers is a principle set out by … Continue reading “Essay: The doctrine of separation of powers”

  • Essay: Secret trusts

    Secret trusts arise where a testator explains to X that they want property to be held on trust for Y and then leaves the property to X in their Will. … Continue reading “Essay: Secret trusts”

  • Essay: The Land Registration Act

    The work involved in investigating an unregistered title is far greater than that involved with a registered title. Ownership of unregistered land is evidenced by deeds, mostly conveyances. The Seller … Continue reading “Essay: The Land Registration Act”

  • Reviewing contracts: small business owners

    As the New Year approaches, many of us start to think of ways we would like to improve our lives. For some, it’s a plan to make more money, or … Continue reading “Reviewing contracts: small business owners”

  • Essay: The implied duty of trust and confidence in employment contracts

    Contracts of employment can comprise of both express and implied terms.   Express terms are those set out in the contract, and implied terms are those read into the contract by … Continue reading “Essay: The implied duty of trust and confidence in employment contracts”

  • Essay: Vicarious Liability

    The concept of vicarious liability is that one person has legal responsibility for a tort committed by another person. In an employment scenario for example, an employer will generally be … Continue reading “Essay: Vicarious Liability”

  • Essay: Romalpa clauses

    “A Romalpa clause is an effective weapon which protects an otherwise unsecured creditor.” Discuss and critically analyse this statement. Introduction Remedies for the unpaid seller For the majority of sales contracts, … Continue reading “Essay: Romalpa clauses”

  • Essay: Working Time, Sex and Nationality Discrimination

    The Working Time Directive has proven to be one of the most contentious areas of EC Law to have been introduced into Britain. Directive 93/104 specifies the number of hours … Continue reading “Essay: Working Time, Sex and Nationality Discrimination”

  • Essay: The Ghosh Test

    Where dishonesty is discussed in statute, it’s only negatively defined.  Section 2(1) Theft Act 19681 gives the three situations in which a defendant isn’t dishonest in appropriating property. Where none … Continue reading “Essay: The Ghosh Test”

  • Essay: Maintenance of share capital

    A share may be described as “an interest of a shareholder in a company measured by a sum of money for the purpose of liability in the first place and … Continue reading “Essay: Maintenance of share capital”

  • Essay: Social contracts

    Social contracts are used to denote an agreement within a state while dealing with the rights and responsibilities of the state and its citizens. All members within a society are … Continue reading “Essay: Social contracts”

  • Essay: Causation

    An essential element to establishing a claim of Negligence is that the breach of a duty of care by a Defendant caused loss suffered by a Claimant – or, there’s … Continue reading “Essay: Causation”

  • Essay: Tort – assessing damages

    The principle governing the award of damages in tort, is as nearly as possible to put the claimant in the same position they would have been in if the tort … Continue reading “Essay: Tort – assessing damages”

  • Essay: Land law problem question

    Scenario (1) raises the question of whether George can obtain vacant possession of the flats occupied by Bella, Charles, David, Eva and Fiona. There are two types of interest in … Continue reading “Essay: Land law problem question”

  • Essay: UK immigration

    Leave to Enter: Under Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1971 a person without the right of abode may enter the UK if given leave to enter. Leave may be limited … Continue reading “Essay: UK immigration”

  • Essay: Establishing a negligence claim

    To establish a claim in Negligence, the Claimant must show that the Defendant owed them a duty of care, which means the Claimant must have been able to reasonably foresee … Continue reading “Essay: Establishing a negligence claim”

  • Essay: Separate Legal Personality of a Company

    Explain how the concepts of separate legal personality and limited liability give rise to the circumstances Gilbert and Sullivan describe. Do you think that the law goes far enough in … Continue reading “Essay: Separate Legal Personality of a Company”

  • Essay: Trusts and certainty of intention

    This article looks at the requirements and formalities for a valid trust. In UK law, a trust is an arrangement involving three classes of people; a Settlor, Trustees and Beneficiaries. … Continue reading “Essay: Trusts and certainty of intention”

  • Essay: Equality and diversity initiatives in the workplace

    Equality and diversity initiatives in the workplace is link to business performance. Due to concept of equality and diversity value chain provides connections between investing in equality and diversity initiatives … Continue reading “Essay: Equality and diversity initiatives in the workplace”

  • Dissertation: Certification and Training Programme of a Mediator

    Recently in these few years, the awareness of ADR was just started to grow in all over the world. Therefore, ADR is still fresh and new in some of the … Continue reading “Dissertation: Certification and Training Programme of a Mediator”

  • Essay: Is intellectual property a human right? Critically discuss

    Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. It is a product of … Continue reading “Essay: Is intellectual property a human right? Critically discuss”

  • Essay: Finding and analysing a case, producing a case review

    Find the case of MM (an adult) Local Authority X v (1) MM (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) (2) KM [2007] EWHC 2003 (Fam). Analyse this case and … Continue reading “Essay: Finding and analysing a case, producing a case review”

  • Essay: International initiatives to fight money laundering

    Alarming increase in money laundering and terror activities forced international community to focus and devise methods to tackle this cancerous problem. The magnitude of problem made sure that international community … Continue reading “Essay: International initiatives to fight money laundering”

  • Essay: The rise of consumerism and consumer rights
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    By reading the sample law school essays provided below, you should get a clear idea of how to translate your qualifications, passions, and individual experiences into words. You will see that the samples here employ a creative voice, use detailed examples, and draw the reader in with a clear writing style. Most importantly, these personal statements are compelling—each one does a fine job of convincing you that the author of the essay is a human being worth getting to know, or better yet, worth having in your next top law school class.

    We’ve compiled several Law School Sample Essays to give you ideas for your own. Give the admissions committee (adcom) a clear snapshot of who you are as a real person, student, and future legal professional. Write an essay that's so gripping, they want to know more about you after reading it. 

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