Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Law 30 Unit One

The least you need to know from unit one

Private Law Involves people’s private relationships and individual concerns
Civil Law Governs the relationship between individuals. Is categorized as private law.
Criminal Law Is law made to deter actions harmful not only to individuals but also to the community
Substantive Law Defines the rights and obligations of the citizens and the state (Country)
Procedural Law Defines the methods of enforcing rights and obligations of citizens and the state.
Rule of Law No one is above the law and everyone has to agree to abide by it.
Treaty Is a written agreement voluntarily entered into between two or more sovereign states (countries)
Governance Is the action of determining the laws
Jurisprudence Is the science or philosophy of law.
Restorative Justice Tries to regain balance that was lost by the commission of a crime.
Retributive Justice Is the act of taking revenge on a criminal offender
Created by: gshwaga