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Unformatted text preview: The United States is a common law country because much of our law comes from our mother country, England. English common law is the source of much of our law. The United States uses the jury system, which is a common law justice system. 3. What is the primary distinction between common law and civil law legal systems? Common law is established by the courts, and civil law is established by the legislature....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course EVS 2021-1001 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '10 term at Everett CC.
- Summer '10