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BLAW 3201 Mindtap Chapter 1 Review
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A law is:
a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.
Which of the following is a function of the law in the United States?
Maintain stability while simultaneously permitting change.
Which of the following is a remedy that can only be obtained from a court acting in its powers of equity?
Which one of the following is true of a suit brought under civil law?
The purpose is to compensate the injured party.
Sources of state law include
-Rules of state administrative agencies
-Decisions of state courts
-Executive orders of the Governor
Like the President of the United States, the governor of most states has the authority to issue laws, which are called:
An example of criminal law is:
a murder conviction
The remedies available to a judge of an equity court include
The type of law that is an agreement between or among independent nations is:
In general terms, the person who is sued in a civil lawsuit is the:
Four sources of law in the U.S. legal system are:
constitutional law, judicial law, legislative law, and administrative law
The party who appeals a case to a higher court is the:
A decision of one of the U.S. District courts would be recorded in the:
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