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civics Legal terms

legal terms for the test

Precedent a legal description or authorative rule
Common law The unwritten law, especially those of England, based on custom or court decision.
Law a rule or set of rules, especially those made by the government or rule.
Democracy a way of governing a country, in which the people elect representitives top govern the country on their behalf.
Cival Laws The body of law established by a state or nation for it's own rights.
Beliefs To make something seem important. she she hurt their feelings when she bittled their work.
feudal system having to do with a way of lifein which ordinary peopl lived on and used the land of a nobel man, giving him military & other service in return.
oral law someone who speaks and makes them the law. (spoken set laws)
Jury a group of people chosen to hear and try to decide to outcome of a court case.
Trial by order A hearing of the facts or a trying of someone guilt or innecence in a law court.
Criminal law in law, especially tort law, the breach of an obligation (duty) to act with care, or the failure to act as a reasonable
Trespass in law, any physical injury to the person or to property.
Created by: jgrieves