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Civics Legal Terms

legal terms for the test

Precedant. a legal descision or authorative rule.
Court. a judical body hearing legal cases.
Common Law. A system of law from England.
Oral Law. a code of conduct in use in a given culture, religion and communities.
Laws. A set of rules.
Trial by Ordeal. a judicial practise by which the guilt or innocence of the the accused is determined by subjecting them a task.
Democracy. a way of governing - one person - one vote.
Trial by Jury. A legal proceeding where a jury makes a decision.
Civil Law. Laws based on court cases.
Belittles. Make or seem unimportant.
Feudal System. A medieval system of land tenture with allegiance and service due to the landowner
Honesty Come clean if you did something wrong.
Responsibilities to get your job done
respect treat others as you would want to be treated
Care and Compassion if someone is hurt go to their aid.
understanding if someone does something wrong give them another chance.
Fair Go that people that belive that they can do something give them a chance.
trustworthiness if someone has taken something own up to it
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