2.1 The history of the common law Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Lucky, A Dog and Her Doctors
A golden retriever named Lucky lived up to her name when she conquered a dangerous form of cancer and went on to win the title Master Hunter from the American Kennel Club, thanks to state-of-the-art oncology treatment at Oregon State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Tree peony leaf
The leaves of the tree peony have lobes, or sections, to them. The middle lobe has notches in its tip, but the lobes on either side of the middle lobe are rounded.
CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune. consultation médicale.
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Titre : CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune.
Intervenants : Anne LESUR (Médecin oncologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Virginie ADAM (Psychologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Résumé : Anne LESUR médecin oncologue prend en charge les patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein en fin de traitement chirurgic
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Remains of a Libyan compound
June 20 - Libyan officials say at least 15 civilians were killed when NATO airstrikes hit a compound owned by a top Gaddafi aide. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Meet the Artist: Grazia Toderi
On the opening night of "Directions: Grazia Toderi," the Italian artist introduces her recent projections and drawings, which transform the artifacts of a culture obsessed with technology and surveillance into celestial meditations both poetic and chilling. Recorded Thursday, April 21, 6:45 pm.
Leaf Pigment Chromatography Lab
Video overview of a student lab on leaf pigment chromatography. Background information and step-by-step procedure. Lab handouts available at http://jrsowash.wikispaces.com/labcast. The video uses lecture format (for background information) as well as a lab demonstration. 5:21 min.
The Parts of Speech
An overview of the 8 parts of speech and how they function in the english language by FunEasyEnglish.com. (2:28)
Eight Parts of Speech Powerpoint
Well done with lots of content and examples. You can even click on videos that add depth to lesson and accompanying text.
Some Common Words in ASL
Learn some basic words in Sign Language in this short video. You can learn how to say house, apartment, car, bus, chair, table. Video is set to music. Images of the objects are shown and then a teacher demonstrates the sign for the object. This video could easily be used for any age that is learning sign language. Run time 0:47.
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
One of America's most prominent conservative evangelicals, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, gives his perspective on the role faith is playing in this campaign season and his take on what's happening with the evangelical vote in the primaries. Rodriguez, who has voiced his support for a moral, biblical response to the issue of immigration, is president of the National Hispanic Christian leadership Conference. And, thousands have weighed in on The Moyers Blog to suggest one book the next President should
Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
"The U.S. and R.O.C.: A Fresh Start"
Keynote speech by Deputy Representative Ta-tung Jacob Chang, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States. Part of a free conference sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago, and International House.Author(s):
There are over twenty-five million cloud-to-ground lightning flashes
strike in the U.S. every year. Meteorologists use a combination of math and science to track when and where they will strike. This video shows students how these scientists work and their importance. (02:07)
Running time 2:07 minutes
Obama's First Year
The JOURNAl assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman. And, faced with the increasing global demand for oil and the threat of climate change, experts say that America needs a new energy policy - but what are our options? Bill Moyers sits down with analysts Jean Johnson and Scott Bittle to discuss how we c
Martin Luther King Jr. Leads March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people gather to support civil rights, and share Dr. King's "dream" of equality. (3:10)
Ampliación de Topografía Minera
La asignatura se sitúa en tercer curso, primer cuatrimestre, de la especialidad de Explotación de Minas del título de Ingeniero Técnico de Minas. Se trata de una asignatura obligatoria, es decir propia de nuestra Universidad, y que no figura en los planes de estudios de otras universidades.
National Geographic presents a short video on the physical geography, the ancient capital city of Cusco, and the Inca Trail. There is a visit to Machu Pichu and its amazing stonework is shown with explanation of some of its special characteristics. The mystery of drawings carved into the flat, dry plains visible only from the air is mentioned. Headwaters of the Amazon and the rain forest are also shown.