Chapter 1- The Legal and International Foundations

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Chapter 1- The Legal and International Foundations T RUE -F ALSE  Q UESTIONS (Answers at the Back of the Book) ___ 1. Law is a body of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals  and their society. ___ 2. Legal positivists believe that law should reflect universal moral and ethical principles that are part of  human nature. ___ 3. The doctrine of  stare decisis  obligates judges to follow precedents established within their jurisdictions. ___ 4. Common law develops from rules of law announced in court decisions. ___ 5. Statutory law is legislation. ___ 6. The U.S. Constitution takes precedence over a conflicting provision in a state constitution. ___ 7. Congress enacted the Uniform Commercial Code for adoption by the states. ___ 8. Criminal law covers disputes between persons, and between persons and their governments. ___ 9.
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