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nature&sources - Nature&SourcesofLaw 1

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1 Nature & Sources of Law
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2 General Purpose of Law: Ensure order in human activity     While in court, Addie the attorney, tries to persuade a  judge that her client should win. To do so, she cites to  her text book and a law review article. Addie has relied  on which type of sources? A. Primary Sources B. Secondary Sources C. Binding Sources D. Both A and C
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3 General Purpose of Law: Ensure order in human activity      While in court, Addie the attorney, tries to persuade a judge that  her client should win. To do so, she cites to her text book and a law  review article. Addie has relied on which type of sources? A. Primary Sources B. Secondary Sources C. Binding Sources D. Both A and C Primary Sources: binding sources that establish the law Secondary Sources: non-binding sources that summarize and clarify  the law. Used for guidance in interpreting the law
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4 Rule-oriented approach to law: the law is only  those rules that are in effect at the time an issues  arises Process-oriented approach: law is dynamic and  must consider the process behind laws to  establish what the law actually is. 
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5 Subject Matter: laws are organized based on topics they  cover Federal and State Law
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course LEB 03605 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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