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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…
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…
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…
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
types of law
adversarial system
apprehend
burden of proof
burglary
system kontradyktoryjny
ująć
ciężar dowodowy
kradzież z włamaniem
adversarial system
system kontradyktoryjny
apprehend
ująć
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.
TYPES OF LAW
Bill
Directive
Ordinance
Regulations
A draft document before it's made into law
EU legal device at the European level to be incorporated into…
A local law
Rules providing details on the subject to carry out the inten…
Bill
A draft document before it's made into law
Directive
EU legal device at the European level to be incorporated into…
Types of Law
regulation
case law
juvenile law
civil law
a rule an agency of the executive branch makes to enforce a law
law established by the outcome of former cases (similar to pr…
law that deals with the actions and well-being of people who…
law concerned with private relations between individuals or o…
regulation
a rule an agency of the executive branch makes to enforce a law
case law
law established by the outcome of former cases (similar to pr…
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…
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,…
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
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…
Types of Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Criminal Case
Laws based on the Constitution
Crimes against society or individuals
Offenses against another individual
Legal action brought by the government against a person charg…
Constitutional Law
Laws based on the Constitution
Criminal Law
Crimes against society or individuals
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
Types of Law
Civil Law
Contract law( form of civil law)
Tort law( form of civil law)
Administrative law( form of civil law)
a wrong, or perceived wrong, committed against a person or to…
governs enforceable promises
governs intentional or accidental acts that bring harm to a p…
governs regulations set forth by governmental agencies
Civil Law
a wrong, or perceived wrong, committed against a person or to…
Contract law( form of civil law)
governs enforceable promises
6 terms
Types of Laws
Case and Common law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Civil Law
created by courts
deals with issues related to the government, states and its c…
deals with crimes
deals with issues that are not related to crime
Case and Common law
created by courts
Constitutional Law
deals with issues related to the government, states and its c…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
5 terms
Types of law
Constitutional
Statuotry
Case
Criminal
Law governing law making
Law written by legislative bodies
Law based upon court precedent
Crimes against society
Constitutional
Law governing law making
Statuotry
Law written by legislative bodies
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…
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
Types of Law
Statutory Law
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Administrative Law
The law written by a legislative body or another governing bo…
These laws seek to protect the public's safety.
These are laws about disputes between people or groups.
Government and/or organization related issues that can be han…
Statutory Law
The law written by a legislative body or another governing bo…
Criminal Law
These laws seek to protect the public's safety.
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
Types of law
Constitutional
Statutory
Civil
Administrative
Grants powers to government and limits what it can do
Laws that are created by legislatures. They are written down…
Concerns relationships between and among people, businesses,…
Controls the activities of industries, businesses, and indivi…
Constitutional
Grants powers to government and limits what it can do
Statutory
Laws that are created by legislatures. They are written down…
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
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
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…
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…
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
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
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 Laws
plaintiff
defendant
felony
misdemeanor
a person of party filing a lawsuit
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
a serious crime such as murder, rape, kidnapping, or robbery
a relatively minor offense such as vandalism or stealing inex…
plaintiff
a person of party filing a lawsuit
defendant
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
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…
7 terms
Types of Law
what are the 4 law
Divine Law's two sub laws
Eternal law
Natural law
Divine law... Positive civil law... Positive ecclesiastical law... New…
Eternal law... natural law
God's wisdom manifested in the nature of acts and movements
the participation of man in the plan of God in relation to hu…
what are the 4 law
Divine law... Positive civil law... Positive ecclesiastical law... New…
Divine Law's two sub laws
Eternal law... natural law
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…
12 terms
Types of Law
Criminal Law
Common Law
Public Law
Statutory Law
Statutes dealing with crimes against the public and members o…
Basic law of most states.
Law of relationships between individuals and the government .
Used to define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative…
Criminal Law
Statutes dealing with crimes against the public and members o…
Common Law
Basic law of most states.
Types of law
constitutional law
civil law
criminal law
common law
governs interpretation of the Constitution- basis for many de…
disputes between individuals or private parties-someone wrong…
punishment for crimes or offenses against the state (jail, ex…
crucial to understanding how law works- US Constitution doesn…
constitutional law
governs interpretation of the Constitution- basis for many de…
civil law
disputes between individuals or private parties-someone wrong…
Types of Law
constitutional law
statute
ordinance
administrative law
from state or US constitution
passed by a legislative/congress body
a law passed by a city council is called an ______________.
passed by government agencies (Ex. EPA regulation)
constitutional law
from state or US constitution
statute
passed by a legislative/congress body
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