International Business Law
International Business Law LAW 4840
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Study Guide Unit One Introduction to Law For each of the chapters we read in class be sure to answer the questions and know the de nitions of the terms listed according to the information in the textbook Quizzes will be given occasionally to make sure that you are reviewing these ideas You MAY be allowed to use your notes on your quizzes 7 so be prepared Chapter one What is Law 1 Why are laws important 2 What does it mean to say that Americans believe in the rule oflaw Why is this impormnt to our society 3 What are the goals of the legal system 4 What can laws be based on 5 Review the Case of the Shipwrecked Sailors What does this case illustrate 6 Some criticize America s attitude regarding citizen s rights Why so 7 What are the differences between civil and criminal law 8 Take notes on the basics of the constitutional framework laid out in this chapter 9 What are the two ways to change the Constitution 10 Review the History of Law Packet and the different methods used over time to administer justice Temr jurisprudence law criminal laws felonies misdemeanors civil laws civil action defendant plaintiff prosecutor beyond a reasonable doubt preponderance of the evidence limited government separation ofpowers statutes checks and balances judicial review unconstitutional conflict ofinterest federalism Bill of Rights stare decisis common law Chapter two Lawmaking 1 What is the difference between state and federal law 2 What is the supremacy clause 3 Take notes throughout this chapter on the process by which laws are created Xho can create them How are they created 4 How are agencies involved in the lawimaking process Temr statutes supremacy clause bills legislative intent trials appealsappellate courts precedent lobbying public hearings Chapter five The Court System 1 Who are the adversaries in a criminal trial In a civil trial What is the adversary system What other systems are possible in the courts What are some criticisms of the adversary system What is the role ofa judge in a trial Compare the criminal amp civil processes How are the processes different between the civil amp criminal systems What are the qualifications for a juror What is voir dire How can attorneys request removal of jurors from the jury pool N What do appeals courts do What do attorneys argue before an appeals court poaowaew What is the difference between a concurring and a dissenting opinion 9 State and federal courts have different jurisdiction what kinds of cases do each type of court hear What are the three levels of federal courts What about state courts Take some good notes on the US Supreme Court There s a lot here l ll leave it up to you How are Supreme Court justices appointed What are the proscons of the system in place What criteria have been identified about whether a case is accepted by the Supreme Court What is the process for granting certiorari gt gt gt NHO H L 14 Terms trial courts parties plaintiff prosecutor defendant adversary system inquisitional system hung jury plea bargain pg 49 Voir dire removal for cause peremptory challenges appeals court error oflaw precedent dissenting opinion concurring opinion petitions for certiorari jury nullification tribal courts Batson V Kentucky JEB V Alabama Swain V Alabama Hernandez V New York corpus delicti
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