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Argylls Law I JDF

Argylls Law 1 JDF

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Enforceable rules of conduct in a society, typically refelct the culture and circumstances that create them Laws
Laws may be grouped into an organized form Code
Law based on the current standards or customs of the people Common Law
Law based on the dictates of a central political authority Positive Law
Power of a court to decide a case Jurisdiction
Basic fairness Equity
A document thats sets forth the framework of a government and its relationship to the people it governs Constitution
Law enacted by state or federal legislatures Statute
These pieces of legislation created by a town or city council or by a country board or commission are typically referred to Ordinances
The judicial branch of governments creates Case Laws
The effectiveness of case law arises out of the doctrine of Stare decisis
Are governmental bodies formed to carry out particular laws Administrative agencies
Group of laws used to provide remedy for wrongs against individuals Civil Law
Group of laws that defines and sets punishments for offenses against society Criminal Laws
Sets forth how rights and responsibilities can be legally exercised and enforced through the legal system Procedural Law
Defins rights and duties Substantive Law
Collection of standards of conduct and moral judgment forming the basis for a reasoned, impartial decision as to what is right or wrong Ethics
Open, peaceful, violation of a law to protest its alleged, or supposed, injustice Civil disobedience
A body of people sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court Jury
A widley adopted set of laws pertaining to business Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Created by: jdforbes