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Who makes the law and where does it come from? Lesson 1 of 6

GCSE • Law & The Justice System • Core Curriculum

Who makes the law and where does it come from?

This lesson is part 1 of a sequence of 6 lessons addressing the key enquiry: Does our legal system protect citizens’ rights?

This lesson begins this enquiry and explores the concepts of justice and law. As the lesson progresses students gain knowledge and understanding of the development of how laws are made in England. Students will be introduced to the idea of the Rule of Law and how law and justice can operate to support the rights of individuals.

Students will work towards answering the following questions:
  1. What is law and justice?
  2. Why do we need laws?
  3. Where do laws come from?



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