· Chapter 1： English legal system
· Chapter 2： Contract law
· Chapter 3： The law of torts
· Chapter 4： Employment law
· Chapter 5： Agency law
· Chapter 6： Partnerships
· Chapter 7： Corporations & Legal personality
· Chapter 8： Capital & Financing
· Chapter 9： Directors
· Chapter 10： Corporate administration
· Chapter 11： Insolvency
· Chapter 12： Corporate governance
· Chapter 13： Fraudulent behavior
1.The system of UK courts
2.Source of law
3.Interpretation of statute
4.Human Rights Act effect
· Criminal law
· Civil law
· The State is the prosecutor
· The object is to prove guilt
· Punishment： fines， imprisonment， community-based punishment
· A crime is an offence against the state. The state prosecutes a person who is accused of a crime.
· The object is to prove guilt.
· The object of criminal law is to regulate society by the threat of punishment.
· Finally， the criminal court may sentence the defendant and fine him or impose a period of imprisonment.
· An action is brought by one person (the claimant) against another (the defendant)
· The object is to show liability
· Compensation： damages or some other remedy
· Both parties may choose to settle the dispute out of court