Tutorial Questions Essay

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Business and
Corporations Law
ACCG614
Workbook
Includes all seminar questions highly recommended you print this document 1 page per page

Semester 1, 2014

Please note that week 1 topic area is discussed in week 2 and so on.
Week 2 (Week commencing Monday 10 March)
Topic Area 1
An Introduction to the Australian Legal and Political Environment
Knowledge test Questions:
Legal System
1. What is the legal tradition on which the Australian legal system is based?
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2. What is case law?
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3. What is statute law and who makes it?
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4. What are the different types of cases that come before the courts? What type of cases do you think business law mainly falls under?
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5. What names are given to the parties involved in a case (also known as litigants)?
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6. What is the difference between a solicitor and a barrister?
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7. Describe what a court hierarchy is?
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8. What do you do if you believe that a case you are involved in was decided incorrectly?
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9. What is a precedent? And what is the difference between a binding and a persuasive precedent? Give general examples of each.
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