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Argylls 1 Laws Shelb

Enforceable rules of conduct in a society? Laws
Law bases on the current standards or customs of the people? Common Law
The power to decide a case--over the most important cases? Jurisdiction
Citizens from each region to help interpret that region's customs for the court? Jury
Fairness.. Equity
Stops something from being done.. Injunction
A document that sets forth the framework of a government and its relationship to the people it governs? Constitution
When constituions are adopted or amended, or when courts interpret constitutions, what is made? Constitutional Law
Reserves the rights of citizens and protects them from actions of their governments? Bill of Rights
Pieces of legislation created by a town or city council or by a county board or commision are typically referred to as.. Ordinances
Usually made after a trial has ended and one of the parties has appealed the result to a higher court.. Case Law
This doctrine requires that lower courts must follow established case law in deciding similar cases.. Stare Decisis
Govermental bodies formed to carry out particular laws? Administraive Agencies
The group of laws that allows individuals to seek legel remedies for wrongs done to them? Civil Law
An offence against society? Crime
This sets forth how rights and responsibilites can be legally exercised and enforced through the legal system? Procedural Law
This defines rights and duties? Substantive Law
The process for enforcing the law when someone is carged with a crime? Criminal Procedure
This covers rules that apply to business situations and transactions? Business Law
The courts use prior cases as a guide for deciding similar new cases.. Precedent
Created by: SZirkle
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