This is an individual assignment and carries 50% of the module mark (word limit: 2000 words). It covers the following learning outcomes for the unit: 2 Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the framework that defines and informs the role of the forensic practitioner as an expert witness within the different systems of dispute resolution. 3 critically evaluate the reporting requirements for experts and assessors laid down in the Civil Procedure Practice Direction Part 35 and the Criminal Procedure Rules Part 19 4 Apply appropriate protocols and comply with relevant procedures whilst acting in the role of an expert witness. The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 as amended and the Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 aim to ensure that expert evidence is: presented only when it will assist the court,….
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Part 1 – Case Analysis
Read the case of Payne and Payne  EWCA Civ 166 and using this case only answer the following questions:
Your answers must be based on this case extract only.
In the English court of first instance, who was the judge? (1 mark)
What were the parties seeking from the court at first instance (2 marks)
What was the outcome at first instance? (2 marks)
Who were the Court of Appeal judges and when did they hear the appeal? (2 marks)
According to Lord Justice Thorpe, what two propositions have governed relocation cases over the past 3 decades? (2 marks)
What important authority relied on by the court of first instance….
Evaluate the extent to which the UK’s membership of the European Union has had an impact on parliamentary sovereignty. What does the result of the EU Referendum 2016 tell us about the continuing significance of the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty in the modern UK Constitution? You must illustrate your answer by reference to cases and where appropriate, academic resources.
For this final assessment you are required to write an essay which brings together your knowledge and understanding of the CAHR module. Knowledge & Understanding: You will need to demonstrate to the examiner: You understand the development of the UK constitution and the context in which it now operates; You understand and can explain the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and its relevance to the UK constitution;….