Law in ENgland

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  • IN ANGLO - SAXON ENGLAND, QUESTIONS ABOUT RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS WERE DECIDED ON THE BASIS OF LOCAL CUSTOM AND DISPUTES WERE RESOLVED BY LOCAL COURTS.
  • AFTER THE NORMANS INVADED ENGLAND IN THE 11th CENTURY, THEY BEGAN A SYSTEM OF TRAVELLING JUDGES WHO APPLIED A COMMON SET OF LAWS TO ALL AREAS OF ENGLAND.
  • THESE JUDGES, ALSO KNOWN AS MAGISTRATES, DEALT WITH PETITIONS FROM PEOPLE WHO FELT THAT THE LOCAL COURTS HAD BEEN UNJUST.THEY USED THE PREMIS THAT SIMILAR CASES SHOULD BE TREATED IN A SIMILAR WAY. THE DECISIONS MADE BY THE JUDGES PROVIDED THE STANDARDS OR PRECEDENTS, FOR LATER CASES, AND THE LAWS THEY APPLIED BECAME THE BASIS OF THE BRITISH LEGAL SYSTEM.
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