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In an orderly society, law and the legal system help to: Influence behaviors, resolve disputes, maintain important values, allow social changes (all of the above) Making marijuana illegal in the United States and alcohol illegal in Saudi Arabia are both examples of: How government can use law to enforce different social norms The US Constitution: Established and limited the powers of the US government Statutory law is:A law enacted by a legislative body The US Constitution created these branches of federal government: Executive, legislative, judicial Federal courts can review statutes passed by Congress to ensure: That the statutes do not violate the US Constitution The term "common law" refers to: Law made and applied by judges When judges use decisions from earlier legal cases for guidance in legal principles to solve current cases it is referred to as: Precedent Executive orders are issued by: The President For a person to be found guilty under a criminal statute, the jury must find the evidence presented demonstrates: Beyond a reasonable doubt that the person committed the crime With respect to the relation between morality and legality: Legality does not always imply morality The doctrine of judicial immunity means judges may: Not be sued for damages that result from their judicial acts The party who files the law suit is the: Plaintiff Litigation in federal court often involves parties from different states. In addition, at least how much in dollar terms must be in controversy for a case to be heard in a federal court? $75,000 Besides having subject-matter jurisdiction over a case, the court may also have: Personal jurisdiction

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