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Law&Ameri. Society

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4th Amendment   Prohibits unlawful search and seizure  
14th Amendment   Most important along w/ bill of rights, Made constitution applicable to state gov  
15th Amendment   Gave citizens right to vote (Not women)  
Constitutional Law   55 men secretly met at independence hall, B.Franklin oldest J.douglas youngest  
Defense of Intoxication   "I was drunk" Doesn't usually work  
Right to Jury   6th and 7th amendments give right, Civil case must be 20$ or more, Criminal must be at least 6 month sentence  
Statue of Limitations   Time limit on charges so witnesses, evidence, and memory isn't lost  
Bankruptcy Chap 11   Business rehabilitation "ill payy you later"  
3rd circuit of Appeals   Pennsylvania, New jersey, Delaware, Virgin Islands  
Certiorari   Name of a Supreme court appeal  
Identity Theft   Stealing someones identity an using to get financial advantage  
Bankruptcy chapter 7   Give up everything and cleared of debts, except exempt stuff, stays on credit 10 yrs  
Federal trade commision   Consumer watchdog created in 1914  
Torts   A private civil wrong. Negligence, intentional, product liability  
Article 4   Full faith and credit, A judgement in one state will be enforced in another  
Jury Decision   Civil 8 jurors (12 if requested) 5/6 must agree, Criminal 12 jurors must be unanimous  
Senator Ellsworth   Created 13 judicial districts and 3 circuits  
Res Judicata   Cant have same case twice w/ same parties, and same crime  
Current Justices   John G. Roberts (Chief Justice)C, Antonin Salia C, Clarence Thomas C, Stephen Breyer M, Anthony Kennedy M, Sonia Sotomayor L, Elena Kagan L, Ruth Ginsburg L  
Federal Court   Supreme courts, Appellate court, Trial courts, and courts outside of j-branch, deal with: Fed Law, Diversity, More then 75g's or constitutional law  
Lemon Laws   Problem must significantly impair the valur of the car. Must report w/in first year or first 12,000 miles, and dealer has 3 oppurtunites to fix  
Cooling off rule   If u buy item 25$ or more you have 3 days to change mind  
Pre-emptory Challenge   Attorney can remove jury tryout for personal reasons, civil-3 Criminal 20-30  
Voire Dire   Jury selection trial  
Second Degree Murder   A killing that occus during a serious felony  
Robbery   Theft plus force or threat of force  
Larceny   Taking and carrying away property of another w/o consent and intent of depriving other of the goods permanantly  
Statutory Rape   Man over 16 has sex w/ girl who is under 16  
Involuntary Manslaughter   Unintentional killing of another as result of outrageous conduct, or gross negligence  
Parental immunity   Children cant sue parents  
Voluntary Manslaughter   Intentional Killing of another w/o Malice. Provoked, Hot blood, no cooling off  
Fraud   Intentional Material misrepresentation  
Allocator   Name of an appeal  
Assumption of Risk   When you participate in activity you must assume the risk  
Due process (Procedural)   Enforcing the law (traffic ticket)  
Homicide (Excusable)   Result of accident, commited by infant or insane person  
Homicide (Criminal)   Murder or Manslaughter  
Murder   Unlawful killing with Malice Aforethought  
Article 3   Created Supreme court, allowed congress to make inferior courts also  
First Degree Murder   Murder with intent to kill (premeditated)  
Homicide (Justifiable)   war, death penalty, self defense  
Homicide   Killing of one human by another  
Crime   Offense against society  
Long Arm Statues   State can serve if you commit a tort in state, own property in state, or do business in state  
Intra Family immunity   Husband and wives used to not be able to sue each other but now thats been abolished in most places due to insurance  
Slavery   protected by constituiton in 1787  
Appelate Court   Judges called justices  
Constitutional Relativity   Constitution is written in broad language  
Real Property   Land and everything attached to it  
Personal Property   Everything thing not attached: Tangible(Physical) Intangible(not physical)  
Negligence   Failure to what a reasonable person would do  
Exculpatory clause   People can create immunity by contract  
Challenge for Cause   Attorney can remove jury for bias or prejudice, no limit  
Judges   State ones elceted, Federal ones appointed for life  
Bankruptcy Chap 13   Personal rehabilitation, "Ill pay ou later"  
Affirmative Action   Policies to promote education for minorities and women  
Due process   Right to have both sides of story told (5th & 14th Amendment)  
Due Process (Substantial)   Actual law, defines rights and duties and can't be overly vague ex: Motor Vehicle Code  
Defense of Insanity (Guilty)   Mental institution then jail  
First 3 articles   Legislative, Executive, Judicial  
Article 5   Amendment Process  
Article 5   Amendment Process  
Bill of rights   First 10 amendments written by James Madison  
Article 6   Supreme Court Law of the Land  
Tenancy in common   When co-owner dies his share goes to family  
Article 7   Effective date of article 6  
Joint tenants w/ rights of survivorship   Share goes to other owner  
Bill of rights   First 10 amendments written by James Madison  
Tenancy by the entirety   Married people BOTH own 100%  
Property Law   Rigths and duties that arise out of ownership and possesion of real estate and personal property  
Tenancy in common   When co-owner dies his share goes to family  
Joint tenants w/ rights of survivorship   Share goes to other owner  
Tenancy by the entirety   Married people BOTH own 100%  
Malice Aforethought   Mindset of not caring about others safety  
Third degree murder   Malice with no intent to kill..not during a felony  
Consumer credit protection act   Max liability 50$ If reported before use no liability  
Electronic fund transfer act   Reported: Before use no liabilty, w/in 2 days 50$ liable, after 2 days 500$ liable, after 60 days unlimited  
Constitution format   Preamble, 7 articles, 27 amendments  
Articles of Confederation   joined 13 colonies into a loose confederation w/ weak central govt  
5th Amendment   No person shall be deproved of life, liberty, or propety (Due Process)  
8th Amendment   Prohibits cruel and unusual punishment  
13th Amendment   Abolished slavery, began w/ emanc. proc.  


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