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Discuss the reasons why behaviour may become unlawful and explain how the law can change.
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Question: Discuss the reasons why behaviour may become unlawful and explain how the law can change.
There are many ways in which behaviour may become unlawful and the ways in which law can change in response to such behaviour.
This essay will look to position unlawful conduct and more specifically the definitions, of which it holds. Discussing why conduct becomes unlawful and the actions of our UK Parliament, Judiciary and the European Court of Human Rights in response to the growth of unlawful conduct. Highlighting the key facts and cases and also looking into the strengths and weaknesses in the methods of law reform.
"Unlawful conduct is any conduct that is contrary to or forbidden by law" (Arthur, 2011)
Conduct can be considered as unlawful in a number of different ways, most commonly known actions are burglary, theft or even murder, these are only criminal acts, businesses can also be affected by criminal acts, such as fraud for example.
Criminal acts are only one form of unlawful conduct, as the other are civil disputes, these disputes can affect all walks of life from businesses through to families, examples are custody
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