What is Law?
What is Law? BCA 510
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What is Law BCA 510 Class Day September 1 2015 Supreme Bader Ginsberg 1 Ruth Bader Ginsberg 2 Sona Sotomeyer 3 Antonin Scalia 4 Clarence Thomas 5 John Roberts Chief Justice 6 Elena Kagen 7 Stephen Breyer 8 Samuel Alito 9 Anthony Kennedy What is Law 0 Law is the System of Rules that Govern Society Types of Laws 0 Constitutional Law Supersedes all laws 0 Federal Law Supersedes over State Law 0 State Law 0 Statutory Law Made by legislative bodies 0 Example 1934 Communication Act 0 Administrative Law Made by regulatory agencies 0 Example Federal Communications Act 0 Executive Law Written by the president 0 Common Law Been in place for as long as the town has existed 0 Equity Law Coming up with the best notion for all parties also considered an Agreement Court Systems 0 Trial Courts Fact finding courts 0 Appellate Courts Makes sure procedures are followed and that laws were followed 0 There are 94 District courts in US 0 There are 13 Appeals courts in the US 0 Supreme courts seek Appeal and Original cases 0 Writ of Cert 99 of writs are rejected 0 7080 cases are heard per term Original Judge vs Interpretive Judge 0 Original Judges follow the constitution as it is written 0 Interpretive Judges use the constitution and context Criminal Law vs Civil Law 0 Criminal Law Obscenity 0 Civil Law Most media laW