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247 terms
Law and Legal
The law establishes rights, duties, an…
A federal law that conflicts with the…
The common law governs all areas not c…
Equity is a branch of unwritten law th…
True
False
True
False
The law establishes rights, duties, an…
True
A federal law that conflicts with the…
False
Legal/ Law
coroner
FBI
justice of the peace
mandatory arrest policy
the medical examiner of a county, usually elected by popular…
department of justice responsible of investigating violations…
a government official who saw various aspects of local law en…
requires a cop to detain a person for committing a certain ty…
coroner
the medical examiner of a county, usually elected by popular…
FBI
department of justice responsible of investigating violations…
Legal Law
Insurable Interest
Perfect Tender Rule
Appropriation
Trademark
An interest either in a persons life or well-being or in prop…
A common law rule under which a seller was required to delive…
In tort law, the use by one person of another persons name, l…
A distinctive mark, motto, device, or implement that a manufa…
Insurable Interest
An interest either in a persons life or well-being or in prop…
Perfect Tender Rule
A common law rule under which a seller was required to delive…
50 terms
legal law
Duty
Breach
Causation
Cause in Fact
A duty, or obligation, recognized by the law, requiring the d…
A failure to conform to the standards required
A reasonable connection between the conduct of the defendant…
The plaintiff must show that the defendant's conduct was the…
Duty
A duty, or obligation, recognized by the law, requiring the d…
Breach
A failure to conform to the standards required
Legal Law
Contract law
Intellectual Property Law
Employment Law
Adminstrative Law
Law that refers to agreements between individuals and entitie…
A product of the intellect, such as an expressed idea or conc…
- mediates the relationship between employees, employers, tra…
body of law created by administrative agencies (in the form o…
Contract law
Law that refers to agreements between individuals and entitie…
Intellectual Property Law
A product of the intellect, such as an expressed idea or conc…
30 terms
legal - criminal law
Accessory
Accident
Actus Reus:
Assault
A person who is not present at the time of the crime but assi…
An unexpected result of an act that was done with no intentio…
A wrongful act; the physical act constituting a crime
Any action that places another individual in fear of violence
Accessory
A person who is not present at the time of the crime but assi…
Accident
An unexpected result of an act that was done with no intentio…
65 terms
LEGAL & LAW
ADA
Administrative law
Advanced directives
Advocacy
The federal Americans with disability act of 1990
The grantor public law that deals with the various organs of…
Legally executed document that explains the patient's healthc…
Acting on behalf of those who are not able to speak for or re…
ADA
The federal Americans with disability act of 1990
Administrative law
The grantor public law that deals with the various organs of…
8 terms
Legal Law
Magistrate
Legal System
Judiciary
Justice
A court official who hears cases in a magistrates court
A system for interpreting and enforcing the laws of the country
A collective name given to the judges who preside over law co…
The use of laws to treat people fairly and in a way that is m…
Magistrate
A court official who hears cases in a magistrates court
Legal System
A system for interpreting and enforcing the laws of the country
32 terms
LEGAL LAW
United States System of Laws Originate
Usual Basis for criminal law
Law written by Congress or State legis…
Difference between Statutory laws and…
ENGLISH COMMON LAW
RELIGIOUS CONCEPTS SUCH AS SIN
STATUTORY LAWS
ORDINANCES ONLY APPLY TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
United States System of Laws Originate
ENGLISH COMMON LAW
Usual Basis for criminal law
RELIGIOUS CONCEPTS SUCH AS SIN
22 terms
Legal Law
body of law that deals with relationsh…
involves the enforcement of agreements…
defines and enforces duties and rights…
negligence/malpractice, libel/slander,…
private law or civil law
contract law
tort law
tort law
body of law that deals with relationsh…
private law or civil law
involves the enforcement of agreements…
contract law
34 terms
law and legal
Выбирать наугад
Отражать изменяющиеся потребности обще…
Работать на благо общества
Юридические вопросы
To choose at random
To reflect the changing needs of society
To work for the good of society
Legal matters
Выбирать наугад
To choose at random
Отражать изменяющиеся потребности обще…
To reflect the changing needs of society
21 terms
Law and Legal
Trademark
Coca- Cola Company v. Koke
Trademark Dilution Act - 1995
Injuction
is a distinctive mark, motto, device, or implement that a man…
before congress passed the Lanham Act of 1946 to protect busi…
-allowed trademark owners to bring cases in FEDERAL COURT to…
-court says "STOP RIGHT THERE" ... -then they go for the money... -…
Trademark
is a distinctive mark, motto, device, or implement that a man…
Coca- Cola Company v. Koke
before congress passed the Lanham Act of 1946 to protect busi…
69 terms
Law and Legal
Civil Law
Code of Hammurabi
Constitutional Laws
Statutory Law
-system of law that focus on private matters in a community... E…
-babylon, oldest records of innocent before proven guilty laws
-U.S. constitution ... -supreme law of the land, cannot pass a l…
-term to define written laws... -every state is different... Ex: PA…
Civil Law
-system of law that focus on private matters in a community... E…
Code of Hammurabi
-babylon, oldest records of innocent before proven guilty laws
29 terms
Legal and Law
ADA
Administrative law
Advanced directives
Advocacy
The federal and Americans with disabilities act of 1990
The branch of public law that deals with the various organs o…
Legally executed document that explains the patient's healthc…
Acting on behalf of those were not able to speak for or repre…
ADA
The federal and Americans with disabilities act of 1990
Administrative law
The branch of public law that deals with the various organs o…
9 terms
law and legal
law enforcement agency
law case
law costs, legal costs
law department
organy ścigania
sprawa sądowa, proces sądowy
koszty sądowe
wydział prawny
law enforcement agency
organy ścigania
law case
sprawa sądowa, proces sądowy
80 terms
Legal Law
What is Common Law?
What is Civil law?
What is Stare Decisis (precedent)?
Why does the US and most English speak…
both the constitution/ statutes and the case law (stare decis…
based on the constitution and statutes (written laws/ applies…
Follow what higher courts decide, from common law of England
Britain won the French and Indian war and signed the treaty o…
What is Common Law?
both the constitution/ statutes and the case law (stare decis…
What is Civil law?
based on the constitution and statutes (written laws/ applies…
26 terms
Law and legal
A
B
C
D
Alpha
Bravo
Charlie
Delta
A
Alpha
B
Bravo
29 terms
Legal Laws
Abuse
Advance directives
Agent
Assault and battery
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Legal document designed to indicate a persons wishes regardin…
Someone who has the power or authority to act as the represen…
Physical or verbal attack on another person ; unlawfully touc…
Abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Advance directives
Legal document designed to indicate a persons wishes regardin…
35 terms
Law & Legal: Criminal Law
actus reus
arson
beyond a reasonable doubt
botnet
A guilty (prohibited) act. The commission of a prohibited act…
The malicious burning of another's dwelling. Some statutes ha…
The standard used to determine the guilt or innocence of a pe…
Short for robot network—a group of computers that run an appl…
actus reus
A guilty (prohibited) act. The commission of a prohibited act…
arson
The malicious burning of another's dwelling. Some statutes ha…
8 terms
Legal and non-legal laws
SOCIETY
state
legal rules
criminal law
A GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS LIVING TOGETHER
those who make and enforce laws are referred to as a 'state'
laws that apply to all individuals in society, made by a law-…
made by law-making bodies (such as parliament); applies to th…
SOCIETY
A GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS LIVING TOGETHER
state
those who make and enforce laws are referred to as a 'state'
26 terms
AS Law - legal Aid
Legal Aid
What Act has made the system how it is…
What is meant by unmet legal need?
Why might someone have an unmet legal…
State funded legal help
LASPO 2012
Not able to help from the system
Find solicoitors unapproachable, Not sure where to go to get…
Legal Aid
State funded legal help
What Act has made the system how it is…
LASPO 2012
32 terms
law/legal ch 49
fee simple absolute
life estate
conveyance
waste
the owner has the greatest aggregation of rights, privileges,…
an estate that lasts for the life of some specified individual
transfer of real property
injury to the land
fee simple absolute
the owner has the greatest aggregation of rights, privileges,…
life estate
an estate that lasts for the life of some specified individual
7 terms
LEGAL STUDIES.......................law and society
legal rules
non legal rules
Why do we need laws?
Functions of the law
legal rules are LAWS. All members of our society must follow…
Apply to a group of individuals. The members agree to be boun…
Maintain social cohesion. ie a community where people are abl…
1. provide framework in which the community can exist in free…
legal rules
legal rules are LAWS. All members of our society must follow…
non legal rules
Apply to a group of individuals. The members agree to be boun…
13 terms
Law and You - legal and non legal rules
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Legal Rules
Non- Legal Rules
Laws regulating the behaviour of private individuals. Between…
Laws concerned not only with the rights of individuals direct…
Laws created by instituations within the legal system and enf…
Rules established within a group but not laws generally enfor…
Civil Law
Laws regulating the behaviour of private individuals. Between…
Criminal Law
Laws concerned not only with the rights of individuals direct…
51 terms
Law and Legal System
Federal District Courts
Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
Federal US Supreme Court
Illinois Circuit County Courts
94 trial courts
13
1
24 trial courts
Federal District Courts
94 trial courts
Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
13
68 terms
Legal English 2 - Constitutional Law
accountability
adjudicate
amendment
ballot
odpowiedzialność
orzec, rozsądzić
poprawka
głosowanie (zwykle tajne)
accountability
odpowiedzialność
adjudicate
orzec, rozsądzić
40 terms
Legal Studies: Family Law
What is the main function of the 'fami…
What gives the federal government the…
What are the primary acts which govern…
What is marriage defined as in Austral…
The care and protection of its members.
The Australian Constitution Section 51
1. Marriage Act 1961 (Cth)... 2. Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)
Marriage is the voluntary union of a man and a woman to the e…
What is the main function of the 'fami…
The care and protection of its members.
What gives the federal government the…
The Australian Constitution Section 51
20 terms
Legal Studies - Juvenile Law
Interrogation
Miranda v. Arizona
Pretrial Detention
Detention Hearing
Formal questioning of suspects while they are in custody
This landmark interrogation case established rules for interr…
Officials must decide whether to detain or release juvenile s…
Informal hearing held to determine whether to detain a juveni…
Interrogation
Formal questioning of suspects while they are in custody
Miranda v. Arizona
This landmark interrogation case established rules for interr…
60 terms
Ed. Law legal definitions
Administrative law
Amicus curiae
Answer
Appeal
the rules and regulations of administrative agencies
a person who is not a party to a lawsuit but is permitted by…
the initial responsive pleading filed by the defendant(s) in…
a request by the plaintiff or the defendant to a higher court…
Administrative law
the rules and regulations of administrative agencies
Amicus curiae
a person who is not a party to a lawsuit but is permitted by…
21 terms
Legal English 8 Property Law
conveyancer
easement
estate agent
freehold
prawnik sporządzający przeniesienie tytułu własności
służebność
agent nieruchomości
prawo własności
conveyancer
prawnik sporządzający przeniesienie tytułu własności
easement
służebność
52 terms
Legal English 13 Criminal Law
accomplice
assassination
assault
bail
wspólnik, współsprawca
zabójstwo, zamach
napaść
kaucja
accomplice
wspólnik, współsprawca
assassination
zabójstwo, zamach
56 terms
Law and Legal Chapter 1
administrative agency
administrative law
allege
appellant
A federal, state, or local government agency established to p…
The body of law created by administrative agencies (in the fo…
To state, recite, assert, or charge.
the part who takes an appeal from one court to another
administrative agency
A federal, state, or local government agency established to p…
administrative law
The body of law created by administrative agencies (in the fo…
30 terms
Law and Legal Chapter 2
alternative dispute resolution (adr)
american arbitration association (aaa)
arbitration
arbitration clause
the resolution of disputes in ways other than those involved…
the major organization offering arbitration services in the u…
the settling of a dispute by submitting it to a disinterested…
a clause in a contract that provides that, in the event of a…
alternative dispute resolution (adr)
the resolution of disputes in ways other than those involved…
american arbitration association (aaa)
the major organization offering arbitration services in the u…
105 terms
Law & Legal Unit 3
in lieu of
motion in limine
in flagrante delicto
in extremis
in place of
a motion made at the outset of a trial
caught "redhanded"
at the point of death
in lieu of
in place of
motion in limine
a motion made at the outset of a trial
133 terms
Law & Legal Unit 1
constitution
trial Court
courts of appeal
statute law
Fundamental basic law of our land.
Tries a case the first time it is heard in court.
A state court of Federal Court in which appeals from a lower…
Referred to as the "written law."
constitution
Fundamental basic law of our land.
trial Court
Tries a case the first time it is heard in court.
39 terms
Law and Legal Chapter 3
affidavit
affirmative denfense
answer
breif
a written or printed voluntary statement of facts, confirmed…
a response to a plaintiff's claim that does not deny the plai…
procedurally, a defendant's response to the plaintiff's compl…
a formal legal document submitted by the attorney for the app…
affidavit
a written or printed voluntary statement of facts, confirmed…
affirmative denfense
a response to a plaintiff's claim that does not deny the plai…
16 terms
Law and legal Chapter 1
Four Primary Sources of Law
Constitutional Law
Statutory Law
Administrative Law
Constitutional Law... Statutory Law... Administrative Law... Common Law
U.S. Constitution /Supreme Law of the land-cannot pass a law…
-every state is different/Example Pa Crimes Code-PA Vehicle C…
Example Food and Drug Administration-Regulations/Workers' Com…
Four Primary Sources of Law
Constitutional Law... Statutory Law... Administrative Law... Common Law
Constitutional Law
U.S. Constitution /Supreme Law of the land-cannot pass a law…
17 terms
legal SAC - contact law
contract
offeror
offeree
invitation to treat
an agreement between two or more persons, that is recognised…
a person making the offer
the person to whom the offer is made
a persons indication of willingness to negotiate a contract b…
contract
an agreement between two or more persons, that is recognised…
offeror
a person making the offer
18 terms
Intro to Law and the Legal System
Defendant
Plaintiff
Litigants
Civil law
The individual or entity being sued.
The individual or entity who starts a lawsuit (or brings an a…
The parties to a lawsuit; the plaintiff and defendant.
refers to all law of a non-criminal nature - chiefly, matters…
Defendant
The individual or entity being sued.
Plaintiff
The individual or entity who starts a lawsuit (or brings an a…
29 terms
Law and Legal Process
criminal law
civil law
substantive law
what makes a law ideal?
violations against the law and against the state
torts, private matters, regulations, contracts, properties, etc
The statutory or written law that defines and regulates legal…
politicality, specificity, regularity, uniformity, penal sanc…
criminal law
violations against the law and against the state
civil law
torts, private matters, regulations, contracts, properties, etc
127 terms
legal law for business
law
Purpose of law
Characteristics of law
Public law
body of rules governing individuals and their relationships
basic freedom, rights and protection
flexibility, consistency, pervasiveness
enacted by some authorized government body
law
body of rules governing individuals and their relationships
Purpose of law
basic freedom, rights and protection
113 terms
Law & Legal Unit 2
criminal law
crime
intent
misdemeanor
crimes against society or the State
a public wrong
making up of one's mind
minor offense
criminal law
crimes against society or the State
crime
a public wrong
80 terms
legal law for business
law
Purpose of law
Characteristics of law
Public law
body of rules governing individuals and their relationships
basic freedom, rights and protection
flexibility, consistency, pervasiveness
enacted by some authorized government body
law
body of rules governing individuals and their relationships
Purpose of law
basic freedom, rights and protection
71 terms
Law & Legal Unit 4
lex
pro rata
pro forma
pro tempore
law
proportionately
as a matter of form
for the time being
lex
law
pro rata
proportionately
56 terms
Unit 5 Law & Legal
commercial paper
negotiable instrument
negotiable words
promissory note
a substitute for cash
any written, signed contract bearing evidence of debt that is…
words as "pay to the order of," "pay to holder," or " pay to…
written evidence of a debt, coupled with an unqualified promi…
commercial paper
a substitute for cash
negotiable instrument
any written, signed contract bearing evidence of debt that is…
13 terms
Rule of Law and Origins of Legal Systems
Law
Rule of Law
Source of law
Constitutional Law
a body of rules of conduct that is prescribed by a legitimate…
the principle that standards of behavior are established by l…
the origins by which a law derives its authority
the body of law that comes from a constitution that sets out…
Law
a body of rules of conduct that is prescribed by a legitimate…
Rule of Law
the principle that standards of behavior are established by l…
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