Law is a fascinating 和 useful subject, so I’m really glad you’ve chosen to study it at advanced level. 对你们中的很多人来说, it will be the first time you’ve studied Law, 所以我给你们安排了一些活动，让你们在接下来的几个月里可以在家里独立完成. Even if you have some prior knowledge, 这些任务将向您介绍高级水平所需的技能和标准. 我希望你喜欢这些活动，我期待在9月与你讨论这些活动.
The tasks will be released here, 分三个阶段完成(见下表)，应在2021年9月1日选择日之前完成. Please throw yourself into them 和 above all enjoy them!
请注意, some Course Leaders (为 example 为 Music) may release their tasks earlier, as they may 为m part of the College’s audition process. If this applies to you, you’ll be notified separately.
新的开始 Course Tasks 和 Activities
Law will result in you developing a number of important 技能. 这些包括:
methods of written communication 为 different audiences
Law deals with the behaviour of individuals, that’s conside红色的 to be 对
the Law of the state. Examples could include assault, theft, robbery, criminal
损伤和谋杀. People accused of committing criminal acts can be punished
through going to prison, doing community service or receiving a fine.
Law deals with disputes between individual people. Examples of this could
or property 和 breaches of contract.
these issues are not 对 the law, they are 情况下 between people in which
are entitled to compensation.
Nobody will be punished or sent to prison in civil 情况下; instead one party will be orde红色的 to give money to the other party as compensation 为 loss or injury.
Introduction to 民法 Activity
the topics you will study on both the A Level 和 BTEC Level 3 courses is 疏忽.
had been left in the middle of the aisle. You do not see it, 和 trip 和 break
你的腿. You could then sue the supermarket 为 negligence; they did not mean
safe, 和 now you can try 和 obtain money to compensate 为 your injury
activity, you will need to use your imagination!
your kitchen at home, 和 imagine this is an actual workplace e.g. 你是一个
chef, 和 this is your work environment. 你能 spot any hazards that could
possibly cause an injury?
anything you find, using your phone, 和 put the image into a PowerPoint or
save it into a Word document. See if you can find at least 5 examples 和
include a brief explanation as to 为什么 it would be a hazard. 一个例子是
另外, if you do not have a phone or are unable to do the activity at home, use google to find an image of a professional kitchen, 和 look carefully to see how they ensure that nobody is inju红色的.
you are going to open your own business; you can choose whatever you want. 在这里
are some suggestions:
Dog grooming parlour
Children’s play centre
do not get inju红色的 和 could then possibly sue you 为 money?
an example: Name of Business – Funky
时尚s Clothes Boutique
create your own two-column table 和 list up to 10 ‘possible hazards’ in the
left column 和 10 or more ‘solutions’ in the right column.
the internet, research the 情况下 of Leah Washington who was inju红色的 at Alton
Towers on the Smiler ride
you find anything out about the compensation she received 和 how it was
和 the concept of 疏忽.
tasks 和 activities are now going to switch the focus to 刑法.
For serious criminal offences, a defendant will be sent to prison. But does prison actually work?
factors affect your decisions. 请写
down your conclusions in a 为m you can look back on at the beginning of the
On the A Level Law course, you’ll be introduced to many
different areas, including:
• The nature of law 和 the English legal
Each of the above topics will be broken down into smaller
specific areas of law, 为 example in criminal law, you’ll cover:
• Elements of a crime
• Non-fatal offences
• Property offences
Euthanasia: right to life v right to die?
The areas of criminal law 和 human rights overlap in the
concept of 安乐死. In UK law, it is illegal to help someone to die through
安乐死. It is even illegal to assist someone to make arrangements to die,
为 example by helping them travel to the Dignitas clinic in Switzerl和.
However, whilst it remains a crime in British law to assist
a death, there are many arguments that it should not be 和 challenges to the
current law have been made in the 为m of trying to pass an ‘assisted dying
比尔的. In human rights there are arguments about the ability to decide when to
die 和 when life officially ends. It has been confirmed by the European Court
a doctor cannot actively help a person to end their own lives.
In Law you will always be expected to analyse arguments;
the 证据 given to you in a scenario.
In the UK, there have been over 115 instances of people
assisting suicide; however there have only been prosecutions in two of these
The scenario below asks you to analyse whether Daniel’s
parents should or should not be prosecuted.
following facts from the 情况下 of Daniel James:
As a result of injury during rugby training, 23-year-old Daniel
James lost the use of his body from the chest down. He ended his life at
安乐死在 2008年9月. His parents had assisted him to send
documentation to Dignitas, made payments to Dignitas from their joint bank
account, made travel arrangements to take him to Switzerl和 和 accompanied
他在飞机上. (Dignitas is the Swiss clinic where people can go
to have help committing suicide.)
currently working as a barrister 为 the prosecution team in the Daniel James
情况下. 写一个t least one paragraph on whether you think his parents should be
prosecuted 为 assisting 他的自杀和原因.
You might like to consider:
whether he reached the decision alone
whether he clearly communicated his decision
whether Daniel sought the help from his parents
whether his parents were motivated by compassion
whether Daniel was able to physically undertake
whether, on the facts given, his parents had
done anything like this be为e?
now switched sides 和 are working as a barrister 为 the defence team. 写一个
paragraph on 为什么 you think his parents should not be prosecuted 为 assisting
You might like to consider:
whether it was Daniel’s decision
his parent’s motivation 为 helping
whether his parents used only minor assistance
whether his parents would have been reluctant
whether his parents assisted the police in their
many organisations who either support or oppose the concept of 安乐死.
改变或不. You might also consider researching 情况下 that have gone to
court 和 have asked the judges to consider the concept of a right to die 和