Chapter 1 legal vocab
Chapter 1 legal vocab LEGL2800H
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LEGL2800H VOCAB Law rules laid down by the state and backed up by enforcement Law as Commands you shall not do something Law as a Means of Social Control social interests recognize right in one person Law as Justice fairness and righteousness The Rule of Law states that laws that are made are generally and equally applicable Property establishes private exclusive rights in resources Public Common Private Jurisprudence the philosophy of law or ideas that help explain the origin of law and its justification Common Law legal system that emphasizes the role of judges courtmade Precedent rules of law settled in judicial decisions that should be followed Civil Law legal system that relies more on legislation than judicial decisions Public Law law that refers to matters that involve regulation of society Constitutional law Administrative law Criminal Law Private Law law that covers legal problems and issues that concern private resource relationships with other people Property law Contract law Tort law Tort a civil wrong other than contract against a person or property Intentional torts Negligence Strict Liability Civil law everything that is not criminal law breach of contract torts damages Criminal law society wanting to punish someone for breaking societal rules by putting them in jail Substantive law defines the legal relationship between people and people and people and the state Procedural law the laws you must follow for going about getting evidence to prove something substantive Federal law law made at the federal level by federal officials US Constitution State law law made at the state level state constitutions and noise ordinances Case law or Judicial decisions the fact that every decision at every case is kept record and recorded as law for later judges to go back and look at and review and help make future cases dicta judicial commentary that does not have the force of law Corporate governance refers to the legal rules that structure empower and regulate the agents of corporations and define their relationships to the owners Basically these rules protect the property interest that the owners have in corporations
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