Civil Justice System

Module code: LW1111

Module co-ordinator: Carla Crifò 

Module Outline

An accident, the purchase of a defective product, or the loss of a job can all involve using lawyers and the courts. The realities of using the system, along with theoretical questions about the basis of civil justice, will be explored in this module. It will also consider how judges interpret statutes and use particular cases.


  • 20 one-hour lectures
  • Four one-hour tutorials


  • Exam, 90 minutes (70%)
  • Essay, 1,300 words (30%)