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Logan Smitherman LGS200 3 February 2016 Chapter 1 Schools of thought/ Jurisprudence Natural law, historical, realism Where do laws come from o Federal law o Federal Constitutions vs. State constitution Federal is supreme law of the land 10 th Amendment – State’s powers come from this amendment The Alabama Code – where Alabama laws are published Local Ordinances – considered statutory laws Administrative Laws – deal with an agency of some kind, usually federal (FDA, SEC) Case Law/ Common Law/ Judge made Law – dealing with areas of courts of law and courts of equity (know the difference between these two kinds of courts; same judge hears all cases – equity and law) Plaintiff vs. Defendant Petitioner vs. Respondent (appeal of a case) Statute of Limitations Stare Deceisis Precedence (Brown v Board of Education; departure from precedence) Case of first impression (what it means) Differences in Civil law vs. Criminal law o

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