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Test 1 Study Guide:The first exam is multiple choice/true false test-40 to 45 questions over CH. 1-3●Know Jurisprudence and four schools of jurisprudence○Jurisprudence: study of the law○Four schools of jurisprudence■Natural law■Positive law■Historical law■Realism law●Sources of american law include:○Constitution○Statutory Law○Administrative Law○Case Law/Common Law/Judge Made Law●Know that the US constitution is supreme law of the land (state and federal but federal side is highest)●Know that the 10th amendment is state’s powers●Ex. of state laws is the Code of Alabama●Know what local ordinance pertains to-city laws/ city ordinances●Know that administrative law deals with some sort of agency●Know the difference between courts of law and courts of equity (not separate courts)○Courts of Law: those are the courts that we go to where we are seeking some remedy, some answer to our problem. Usually the end result is money (compensation).