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Higher Education Law- Chapter 7
The Student-Institution Relationship
Terms in this set (5)
Private Right of Action
A cause of action that private individuals may bring in court to enforce rights granted by a particular statute.
The clause in Article VI, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, which makes federal law "the supreme law of the land" and gives federal law precedence over all inconsistent state law.
Foreign Commerce Clause
A sub-clause of the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution that authorizes Congress to regulate commerce with foreign nations.
A technical legal doctrine referring to the capacity of a party to bring a lawsuit on a particular matter or to raise a particular issue in litigation.
Implied private cause of action
A cause of action that private individuals may bring in court to enforce rights granted by a particular statute even though the statute does not expressly authorize such suits.