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5 terms
Types of Law
Statute Law
Common Law
Contract Law
Civil Law
Law made by PARLIAMENT that overrides common law
Law made by JUDGES based on PRECEDENTS set in court decisions
Laws dealing with AGREEMENTS
Laws about PROBLEMS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS and groups
Statute Law
Law made by PARLIAMENT that overrides common law
Common Law
Law made by JUDGES based on PRECEDENTS set in court decisions
8 terms
Types of Law
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law
Statutory Law
Statutory Law
A group of minority voters are filing suit against a county e…
A group of female managers are filing suit against their comm…
Elmer has received a parking ticket from his city police depa…
A novelist is suing a publisher for infringement of her copyr…
Constitutional Law
A group of minority voters are filing suit against a county e…
Constitutional Law
A group of female managers are filing suit against their comm…
15 terms
Types of Law
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Procedural Law
Substantive Law
Public Law
Canada's highest law.
All laws that outline the steps involved in making laws and p…
All laws that list the rights and obligations of citizens.
Laws that control the relationships between government and th…
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Canada's highest law.
Procedural Law
All laws that outline the steps involved in making laws and p…
13 terms
Types of Law
case law
civil law
Code of Hammurabi
common law
law established by the outcome of former cases
law concerned with private relations between members of a com…
a written code of rules that guided the ancient society of Ba…
legal precedence based on customs and prior legal decisions;…
case law
law established by the outcome of former cases
civil law
law concerned with private relations between members of a com…
8 terms
Types of law
Jurisprudence
Law
Contract law
Property law
is concerned with the philosophy of law
is a social mediator between people
regulates everything from buying a bus ticket to trading on m…
defines rights related to transfer and title of property
Jurisprudence
is concerned with the philosophy of law
Law
is a social mediator between people
54 terms
types of law
adversarial system
apprehend
burden of proof
burglary
system kontradyktoryjny
ująć
ciężar dowodowy
kradzież z włamaniem
adversarial system
system kontradyktoryjny
apprehend
ująć
25 terms
Types of Law
What kind of issues does international…
What are some examples of internationa…
What is domestic law?
In Canada, the authority to make law i…
Trade, the rules of war, and the exploitation of resources.
Diplomatic immunity (foreign travellers pardoned), formal agr…
Refers to the laws governing activity within the defined boun…
Constitution.
What kind of issues does international…
Trade, the rules of war, and the exploitation of resources.
What are some examples of internationa…
Diplomatic immunity (foreign travellers pardoned), formal agr…
11 terms
Types of Law
Constitution
Statutes
Ordinances
Case law
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures.
pieces of legislation created by a town or city council or by…
made when an appellate court endorses a rule to be used in de…
Constitution
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
Statutes
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures.
9 terms
Types of Law
canon law
Eternal Law
moral law
natural law
The name given to the official body of laws which provide goo…
The order in creation that reflects God's will and purpose; a…
established by God; rational expression of God's wisdom; it i…
The law that can be understood through the use of reason. It…
canon law
The name given to the official body of laws which provide goo…
Eternal Law
The order in creation that reflects God's will and purpose; a…
8 terms
Types of Law
Criminal law
Substantive law
Procedural law
Civil law
define and specify the nature of and punishments for offenses…
defines crimes and specifies punishments (i.e. murder, rape,…
specifies the methods to be used in enforcing substantive law
branch of modern law that governs relationships between parti…
Criminal law
define and specify the nature of and punishments for offenses…
Substantive law
defines crimes and specifies punishments (i.e. murder, rape,…
8 terms
Types of Law - Law 30
Criminal law
Constitutional law
Administrative law
Family law
Series of rules passed by the federal Parliament that prohibi…
Laws that set out the structure of our federal government and…
Governs the relationship between citizens and government and…
Deals with the relationship between individuals living togeth…
Criminal law
Series of rules passed by the federal Parliament that prohibi…
Constitutional law
Laws that set out the structure of our federal government and…
14 terms
Types of Law
statutory law
example of statutory law
common law or case law
ex of common law/ case law
law on the books... leg act declaring, commanding, or prohibitin…
speed limit signs
set by judges,
roe vs wade
statutory law
law on the books... leg act declaring, commanding, or prohibitin…
example of statutory law
speed limit signs
6 terms
Types of law
Statute
Common
Criminal
Civil
made in the government and takes precedent over judge made law
made in the courts by judges that works according to precedent
case is between the state and the alleged
case is between an individual and an alleged party
Statute
made in the government and takes precedent over judge made law
Common
made in the courts by judges that works according to precedent
12 terms
Types of law
Substantive law
Procedural law
Public law
Private/civil law
Consists of all laws that set out the rights and obligations…
Outlines the steps and procedures involved in protecting and…
Regulates relationships between the government and society
Outlined the personal relationships between two private parties
Substantive law
Consists of all laws that set out the rights and obligations…
Procedural law
Outlines the steps and procedures involved in protecting and…
8 terms
Types of Law
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Private Law
Public Law
The branch of law dealing with individual rights and duties a…
The branch of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
That body of law regulating the rights and duties that exist…
That body of Law directly concerned with public rights and ob…
Civil Law
The branch of law dealing with individual rights and duties a…
Criminal Law
The branch of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
40 terms
Types of Law
Adverse possession
Convention
Methods of adjudication
Trials of ordeal
After a certain amount of time, someone possessing object/thi…
Majority with most seats in parliament form the government
How you judge something
Torture: God will save the innocent
Adverse possession
After a certain amount of time, someone possessing object/thi…
Convention
Majority with most seats in parliament form the government
13 terms
Types of Law
Administrative law
Why is administrative law created?
What are some examples of administrati…
Civil law
The body of law that regulates the operation and procedure of…
To protect a public interest rather than to protect private r…
Social Security, Medicare, Social Services
A body of rules which delineate rights and remedies, and gove…
Administrative law
The body of law that regulates the operation and procedure of…
Why is administrative law created?
To protect a public interest rather than to protect private r…
36 terms
Types of Law
Public Law
Private Law
Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Law involving the people and the government. Includes: crimin…
Law involving two individuals. Includes: contract law, tort l…
Violation of duties an individual owes his or her community.…
Establishes the branches of the government; protects the peop…
Public Law
Law involving the people and the government. Includes: crimin…
Private Law
Law involving two individuals. Includes: contract law, tort l…
14 terms
Types of Law
Public Law
Private Law
Types of Public Law
Types of Private Law
Concerned with regulating people's behavior within society as…
This deals with how individuals interact with other individua…
Constitutional, industrial, administrative, criminal
Tort, contract, property, family
Public Law
Concerned with regulating people's behavior within society as…
Private Law
This deals with how individuals interact with other individua…
12 terms
Types of law
Administrive law
Administrative law
Civil law
Civil law
The body of law that regulate the operation
They are created to protect a public interest rather than to…
A body of rules which delineate rights
Determines private rights and liabilities
Administrive law
The body of law that regulate the operation
Administrative law
They are created to protect a public interest rather than to…
8 terms
Types of law
Administrative law
Civil law
Private rights and liability
Common law
Regulates the operation and procedures of government agencies…
Rules which delineate rights, remedies, and governs deputes b…
Contracts, property rights, and family issue
Use precedents and previous court cases instead of a written…
Administrative law
Regulates the operation and procedures of government agencies…
Civil law
Rules which delineate rights, remedies, and governs deputes b…
12 terms
Types of Law
Tort Law
Property Law
Contract Law
Estate Law
Branch of law that determines compensation if someone is inju…
Refers to the rights and obligations associated with ownershi…
The law that upholds legal agreements to exchange or sell goo…
Involved the making of a will and inheritance rights. It is a…
Tort Law
Branch of law that determines compensation if someone is inju…
Property Law
Refers to the rights and obligations associated with ownershi…
9 terms
Types of law
Civil
Criminal
International
Constitutional Law
breach of contract
murder
treaty between nations
prayer in school
Civil
breach of contract
Criminal
murder
11 terms
types of law
Constitution
Statutes
Ordinances
Case law
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures
pieces of legislation created by a town or city council or by…
made when an appellate court endorses a rule to be used in de…
Constitution
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
Statutes
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures
8 terms
Types of Law
Constitutional
Criminal
Civil
Administrative
Based on the Constitution
Addresses wrongs done to society
Addresses wrongs done to an individual
Rules made by government administration agencies
Constitutional
Based on the Constitution
Criminal
Addresses wrongs done to society
8 terms
types of law
constitutional law
statutes
administrative law
civil law
base in the constitution
enacted by legislative bodies
rulings by administrative agencies
addresses wrongs done to individuals
constitutional law
base in the constitution
statutes
enacted by legislative bodies
14 terms
Types of Law
Substantive Law
Procedural Law
Domestic Law
International Law
Law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or leve…
Law that outlines the methods or procedures that must be foll…
Law that governs activities within a particular country
Law that has jurisdiction in more than one country
Substantive Law
Law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or leve…
Procedural Law
Law that outlines the methods or procedures that must be foll…
12 terms
Types of Law
Administrative Law
Business Law
Case / Common Law
Civil Law
the collection of rules and decisions made by all these (inde…
enforceable rule of conduct that govern commercial relationsh…
collection of legal interpretations made by judges
regulates the rights and responsibilities implies in relation…
Administrative Law
the collection of rules and decisions made by all these (inde…
Business Law
enforceable rule of conduct that govern commercial relationsh…
16 terms
Types of law
common law
statutory law
Criminal law
civil law
law put forth by congress when the legislator hasn't enacted…
law that is enacted by a legislative body... -most of the US
deals with conduct that is offensive to the people or society…
concerns the rights and duties that exists b/w persons or b/w…
common law
law put forth by congress when the legislator hasn't enacted…
statutory law
law that is enacted by a legislative body... -most of the US
Types of Law
Contract and commercial
Tort
Property
Inheritance
Regulated business activities that involve agreements between…
Concerned with a wrong or injury that a person suffers becaus…
Governs the ownership and use of land, buildings, automobiles…
Concerns the transfer of property upon death of the owner
Contract and commercial
Regulated business activities that involve agreements between…
Tort
Concerned with a wrong or injury that a person suffers becaus…
22 terms
Types of Law
public law
statutory law
private law
criminal law
law of relationship between individual and gov
written laws usually enacted by a legislative body
deals with relations between individuals or institutions rath…
system of law concerned with the punishment of those who comm…
public law
law of relationship between individual and gov
statutory law
written laws usually enacted by a legislative body
11 terms
types of law
Constitution
Statutes
Ordinances
Case law
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures.
pieces of legislation created by a town or city council or by…
made when an appellate court endorses a rule to be used in de…
Constitution
document that sets forth the framework of a government and it…
Statutes
laws enacted by state or federal legislatures.
12 terms
Types of Law
petty offense
petty offense
misdemeanor
misdemeanor
not serious, warning or fine, not on police record
ex. parking violations, speeding infraction, littering
more serious, punishments can be fines or up to 1 year in jai…
ex. vandalism. theft of inexpensive items
petty offense
not serious, warning or fine, not on police record
petty offense
ex. parking violations, speeding infraction, littering
8 terms
Types of Law
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Administrative Law
Case Law
The body of rules and regulations that define and specify the…
The branch of modern Law that governs relationships between p…
The body of regulations that governments create to control th…
Judicial precedent set by court rulings
Criminal Law
The body of rules and regulations that define and specify the…
Civil Law
The branch of modern Law that governs relationships between p…
16 terms
Law 30 types of laws
Substantive law
International law
Procedural law
Administrative law
These laws define the rights and obligations of the citizens…
This area of law includes treaties signed by nations and have…
Identifies the method of enforcing rights and obligations of…
These are the laws that governs or regulates a particular sub…
Substantive law
These laws define the rights and obligations of the citizens…
International law
This area of law includes treaties signed by nations and have…
Types of Law
Law
Establishing rules of conduct, protect…
Substantive law... (the substance of law)
Procedural law ... (the process of law)
A guideline that applies to all members of society
What do laws do for us?
All laws that list the rights and obligations of each person…
Outlines the steps involved in protecting the rights given un…
Law
A guideline that applies to all members of society
Establishing rules of conduct, protect…
What do laws do for us?
17 terms
Types of Law
Civil Law-Contract law
Tort law
Property law
Family law
A legal agreement between two or more people. A contract make…
A civil wrong that causes one person to suffer damages or har…
A type of law that governs the various forms of ownership and…
An area of law that deals with family matters, including adop…
Civil Law-Contract law
A legal agreement between two or more people. A contract make…
Tort law
A civil wrong that causes one person to suffer damages or har…
13 terms
Types of Law
Constitutional Law
Statutory Law
Statutes
Ordinances
(Judicial Branch) Highest form of law.
(Legislative Branch) Laws created and passed by lawmakers of…
Laws that apply to a country or state
Laws that apply to a city or county
Constitutional Law
(Judicial Branch) Highest form of law.
Statutory Law
(Legislative Branch) Laws created and passed by lawmakers of…
22 terms
Types of Laws
criminal law
state criminal laws
federal criminal laws
district attorney (D. A.)
Composed of federal and state statutes prohibiting wrongful c…
State Constitution State Criminal codes, common law, and judi…
US Constitution, US criminal code, judicial decisions interpr…
a lawyer who works for the government and brings accused pers…
criminal law
Composed of federal and state statutes prohibiting wrongful c…
state criminal laws
State Constitution State Criminal codes, common law, and judi…
11 terms
Types of Law
Substantive law
Procedural law
Domestic law
International law
a law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or a…
a law that outlines the methods or procedures that must be fo…
a law that governs activities in a particular country. Exampl…
a law that has jurisdiction in more than one country - usuall…
Substantive law
a law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or a…
Procedural law
a law that outlines the methods or procedures that must be fo…
10 terms
Types of Law
Codified (or Code) Law
Statutory Law and Common Law
Civil Law and Criminal Law
Equity
- Code = body of laws consisting of statues enacted by a nati…
- Statutory Law is written law enacted by a legislative body…
- Civil Law deals with disagreements b/w individuals (corpora…
- Unlike the law, which is remedied with a financial compensa…
Codified (or Code) Law
- Code = body of laws consisting of statues enacted by a nati…
Statutory Law and Common Law
- Statutory Law is written law enacted by a legislative body…
8 terms
Types Of Law
Substantive Law
Statuary Law
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Rights, duties, and prohibitions made up by the court telling…
A body of written laws created by the legislatures; a primary…
The punishment of those who committee crimes
Governs the right of civilization and other individuals
Substantive Law
Rights, duties, and prohibitions made up by the court telling…
Statuary Law
A body of written laws created by the legislatures; a primary…
12 terms
Types of Law
substantive law
procedural law
public law
criminal law
law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or leve…
law that outlines the methods and procedures that must be fol…
area of law that regulates activities between state and citiz…
public law, prohibits and punishes behaviour that injures peo…
substantive law
law that identifies the rights and duties of a person or leve…
procedural law
law that outlines the methods and procedures that must be fol…
10 terms
Types of law
Constitutional law
Statutory law
Ordinance law
Administrative law
Deals with the formation, construction, and interpretation of…
Law written by legislative branch ... Per state ... Ex murder
Law written by a city ... Ex curfew
Rules and regulation issued by government agencies ... Applies t…
Constitutional law
Deals with the formation, construction, and interpretation of…
Statutory law
Law written by legislative branch ... Per state ... Ex murder
13 terms
Types of Law
Constitutional
Statutory
Administrative
Common/Case
in the Constitution
from any Leg branch (US Congress, NC General Assembly, City C…
from Executive branch (agencies, departments)
from Judicial branch (courts)
Constitutional
in the Constitution
Statutory
from any Leg branch (US Congress, NC General Assembly, City C…
5 terms
types of law
eternal law
natural law
revealed law
ecclesiastical law
Gods wisdom as manifested in the nature of acts and movements
The objective order established by God enabling man to discer…
The law revealed by God
called canon law, is the law that governs the church in the o…
eternal law
Gods wisdom as manifested in the nature of acts and movements
natural law
The objective order established by God enabling man to discer…
11 terms
Types of law
State statute
Municipal ordinance
State administrative regulation
Admin. regulation
The Indiana state legislature created Indiana Code 35...prohi…
The Bloomington City Council has enacted a ban on smoking in…
The Indiana Depart. of Health has ruled that Indiana Code 35…
Ends with agency/department/service/division
State statute
The Indiana state legislature created Indiana Code 35...prohi…
Municipal ordinance
The Bloomington City Council has enacted a ban on smoking in…
10 terms
Types of Law
Private Law
Public Law
Family Law
Criminal Law
Private law affects the rights and obligations of individuals…
Public law deals with issues that affect the general public o…
This law regulates family relationships. It sets out rules ab…
This law is needed to keep the community safe from harm, to p…
Private Law
Private law affects the rights and obligations of individuals…
Public Law
Public law deals with issues that affect the general public o…
17 terms
Types of Law
Law
Substantitve Law
Procedural Law
Public Law
written body of general rules of conduct applicable to all me…
rights and duties administered by the courts
rules of how substantive laws are to be administered... (due pro…
concerned with structure of government; duties and powers of…
Law
written body of general rules of conduct applicable to all me…
Substantitve Law
rights and duties administered by the courts
8 terms
Types of law
Civil law
Civil law
Criminal law
Criminal law
Between 2 people
Personal Injuries & violation of contract & compensation for…
State v. Person
Passed to create a safe and orderly society & protects people…
Civil law
Between 2 people
Civil law
Personal Injuries & violation of contract & compensation for…
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