The rule of law.

This topic forms part of the nature of law and the English legal system unit and counts towards the A level award.


Basic understanding of the constitutional doctrine of the rule of law and its application to law making, the legal system and substantive law:

  • no person shall be sanctioned except in accordance with the law
  • equality before the law
  • fairness and clarity.
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the AQA A Level Law 7162 from 2017 course

A Level Law: The nature of law and the English legal system.

A Level Law: Criminal law

A Level Law: Tort

A Level Law Option B: Human rights

A Level Law Option A: Contract law