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THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAMBIA
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL
SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

NAME : LIMPO NAMAKAU
COMPUTER NO : 11053909
COURSE : CVE 3020
LECTURER : MR. CHIDONGO PHIRI
TASK : ASSIGNMENT (1) ONE
LENGTH : BETWEEN 12 and 30 TYPED PAGES
DUE DATE : 30th JANUARY, 2014.

QUESTION : Critically discuss how the study of Public Legal Education would help school managers analyse the following; i). Public Nuisance ii). Negligence of girl child iii). Abortion Practices iv). Examination Malpractice Without rules and regulations, society would be impossible to have because freedom without boundaries results in anarchy which means total confusion. From birth, human beings’ lives, safety, health and peace are controlled by law. It is for this reason that this piece of work seeks to critically discuss how the study of public legal education would help school managers analyze public nuisance, negligence of the girl child, abortion practices and examination malpractices.
According to Johari (1989), law is a set of rules which society develops for itself to control the behaviours of its members towards one another. Migel et al (2005) defines public as something that is not owned privately but in common, while legal is a word used to refer to issues, things, activities or information to do with how or what the law requires (Cooper, 1978).
For a rule to be recognized as a law there should be a way of compelling people to obey it and this is done by imposing penalties or punishment to the law breakers and rewards to the wronged persons. Rules which make up laws, the institutions that administer the laws, the principles, ideas, theories, practices, procedures and techniques that develop over the years in dealing with the law make up the legal system (Turner, 1986). In Zambia, the legislature, the executive, (such as police service and...

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