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Argylls Law 1 TSE

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Laws Enforcable rules of conduct in a society
Code Laws grouped into an organized form
Common Law Law based on the current standards or customs of the people
Positive Law Law based on the dictates of a central political authority
Jurisdiction The power to decide a case
Equity Fairness
Constitution A document that sets fourth the framework of a government and its relationship to the people it governs
Statutes Law enacted by state or federal legislatures
Ordinances Legislation enacted by a town, city, or county board of commission
Case Law Made when an appellate court endorses a rule to be used in deciding court cases
Stare Decisis Doctrine that requires lower courts to follow exsting
Administrative Agencies Governmental bodies formed to carry out particular laws
Civil Law A group of laws that allows individuals to seek legal remedies for wrongs done to them
Criminal Law A group of laws that defines and sets punishments for offences against society
Procedural Law Group of laws that define the methods for enforcing legal rights and duties
Substantive Law Group of laws that define rights and duties
Ethics A collection of standards of conduct and moral judgement forming the basis fro a reasoned, impartial decision as to what is right or wrong
Civil Disobedience An open, peaceful, violation of a law to protest its alleged, or supposed, injustice
Utilitarianism An ethical system that reflects the work of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill
Business Ethics The ethical principles used in making business decisions
Impartiality The idea that the same ethical standards apply to everyone
Universalizing To help in determining what is right or wrong
Business Law Rules that apply to business situations and transactions
Created by: Ehmer31