Chapter 1 Barrons Textbook Notes Pg. 1-20

Chapter 1 Barrons Textbook Notes Pg. 1-20 - Bar ron’s...

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Unformatted text preview: Bar ron’s Textbook Lex talionis : the law of retaliation (Code of Hammurabi) Law of damages : the substitution of monetary compensation for blood or retribution in kind Public law : to proscribe certain kinds of behavior that society finds objectionable – concerns a citizens relationship with another individual • Includes: constitutional, administrative, criminal, antitrust, environmental, labor and securities Private law : to make an injured party (citizen, corporation, or other entity) whole – concerns an individuals relationship with another individual • Includes: tort, agency, contract, corporation, partnership and property law Law: that which a judge will decide concerning matter properly brought before him/her – ANY RULE THAT SOCIETY WILL ENFORCE Law and Morality : conduct that a reasonable person conscientiously deems moral and just is unlikely to collide with law – government almost always seeks to ally itself with prevailing customs, to proclaim as right only that which most citizens already perceive to be...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course BUL 4310 taught by Professor Carolan during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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Chapter 1 Barrons Textbook Notes Pg. 1-20 - Bar ron’s...

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