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Law Chapter 1

Personal and Business Law

What are the three branches of the US Government? Executive, Judicial, Legislative
Empathy means to be sensitive to the feelings and experience of another
Permissible Means allowable
Prevalent Means widely existing
Morality involves the values that govern a group's ideas about right and wrong.
Ethics refers to the rules used to determine the difference between right and wrong.
Who was Hammurabi Sixth King of Babylon who had a code of 300 laws in 1780 B.C.
Law a system of rules of conduct established by a country's government to maintain stability and justice according to the country's values?
constitution A country's formal document that spells out the principals by which its government operates.
common law a set of laws made by the courts which provide a series of consistent rules that later courts must follow.
Statute a law passed by a government body that has ben made for the purpose of creating laws.
Court Decisions Law made by courts often called case law, court decisions, and judge-made law by interpreting statutes and by judicial review.
Administrative Law The body of rules created by government agencies.
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