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Law 30 Unit One

The least you need to know from unit one

TermDescription
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