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Acts of Parliament, also called primary legislation, are statutes passed by a parliament (legislature).
The courts of assize, or assizes, were periodic courts held around England and Wales until 1972, when together with the quarter sessions they were abolished by the Courts Act 1971 and replaced by a single permanent Crown Court.
Her Majesty's Attorney General for England and Wales, usually known simply as the Attorney General, is one of the Law Officers of the Crown.
A bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature.
Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.
Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.
A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.
In English civil litigation, costs are the lawyers' fees and disbursements of the parties.
The Court of Chancery was a court of equity in England and Wales that followed a set of loose rules to avoid the slow pace of change and possible harshness (or "inequity") of the common law.
The Court of Chancery of the County Palatine of Lancaster was a court of chancery that exercised jurisdiction within the County Palatine of Lancaster until it was merged into the High Court in 1972.
In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.
England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
In jurisdictions following the English common law system, equity is the body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery and which is now administered concurrently with the common law.
Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.
An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
Sir John Rolt PC QC (5 October 1804 – 6 June 1871) was an English lawyer, Conservative politician and judge who served as Attorney General under Lord Derby.
The Judicature Acts are a series of Acts of Parliament, beginning in the 1870s, which aimed to fuse the hitherto split system of courts in England and Wales.
Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
A legal remedy, also judicial relief or a judicial remedy, is the means with which a court of law, usually in the exercise of civil law jurisdiction, enforces a right, imposes a penalty, or makes another court order to impose its will.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
A partnership is an arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.
Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain.
In law, a question of law, also known as a point of law, is a question that must be answered by applying relevant legal principles to interpretation of the law.
Specific performance is an equitable remedy in the law of contract, whereby a court issues an order requiring a party to perform a specific act, such to complete performance of the contract.
A trust is a three-party fiduciary relationship in which the first party, the trustor or settlor, transfers ("settles") a property (often but not necessarily a sum of money) upon the second party (the trustee) for the benefit of the third party, the beneficiary.
Trustee (or the holding of a trusteeship) is a legal term which, in its broadest sense, is a synonym for anyone in a position of trust and so can refer to any person who holds property, authority, or a position of trust or responsibility for the benefit of another.
The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.