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West’s Exam 1 1. theories of jurisprudence- -natural law- denotes a system of moral and ethical principles that are inherent in human nature and that people can discover through the use of their natural intelligence or reason. - positive law- the written law of a given society at a given point in time. Applies only to citizens of that nation or society. According to the positivist school, there is no such thing as natural rights. - historical school- emphasizes the evolutionary process of law by concentrating on the origin and history of the legal system. -legal realism- based on idea that law is just one of many institutions in society and that it is shaped by social forces and needs. 2. sources of law- constitution, statutory, administrative, common 3. types of remedies- -equity remedies-alternatives to just receiving money. Don’t receive unless money is inadequate. -legal remedies- money for damages. 4. categorizations of law- -substantive- consists of all laws that define, describe, regulate, and create legal rights and obligations. -procedural- consists of all laws that establish the methods of enforcing
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course BLAW 302 taught by Professor Polsen during the Spring '08 term at CSU Chico.

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