LGST Session 3 - Preponderance of the evidence Con± v...

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LGST 101 Session 3 – The Nature of Law and the Role of the Judge Laws vs. Morality o Like a big venn diagram o They are connected, but are still separate entities o Law: Must drive on right side of road o Moral: You should help a blind person if they are about to fall off cliff Public vs. Private Law o Public – government’s rights and powers in its political and sovereign capacity and in its relation to individuals or groups o Private – substantive law governing individuals and legal entities (including corporations) in their relationships with each other. i.e., Business Law Criminal Law vs. Civil Law o Criminal Law Wrongs against a whole community Beyond a reasonable doubt U.S. v. Conti-Brown Pennsylvania v. Conti-Brown People v. Conti-Brown Jail…sometimes money o Civil Law Wrongs against individuals
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Unformatted text preview: Preponderance of the evidence Con± v. Brown Money…some±mes jail Sources of law: ²ederal, State, Local o Cons±tu±on o Legisla±on o Regula±ons o Judicial interpreta±ons o Discre±on You can understand the law o We have to learn the rules o We have to learn the world o We have to apply the rules to the world Path of Law quota±ons in slides o “The bad man” “On morality” “On the nature of law” “On the legal analysis” “The rela±onship between history, logic, and economics” But who decides? o Role of the Judge in law and policy: The Speluncean Explorers Judge ²oster overruled the indictment of the men for murder When the reason for a law ceases, the law itself ceases...
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