The legal sources of law in England and Wales

I thought I would post this essay as a ‘refresher’ for busy professionals who sometimes need reminding of the basic principles underlying the established legal system we all abide by. There are two main legal sources that court judgments are based on. These two sources are legislation, formed under the authority of Parliament, and case law, known as judicial precedent. Judges have to take account of both of these sources […]

Posted on 3rd March 2016 by Amy