BUL4320teste1 - Precedent-the obligation to decide cases...

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Precedent-the obligation to decide cases based on previous cases Common law-judge made law Statute- a law passed by a legislative law Plantiff-the party bringing the case Writ-letter from the central government ordering a court to hear the case Equity-a courts power to fashion a remedey such as an injunction which the commom law does not provide; NO JURY. Federal constitution: -establishes the national government -ensure states retain all power and not the national governemt -guarntees rights to many basic rights to the American ppl stare decisis-let the decision stand; makes the law predictable, and this in turn enables businesses and private citizens to plan intelligently injunction- a court oder that someone stop doing something Administrative Law: ex. Federal communications commmision (FCC)-regulates telecommunication; federal trade commission (FTC)-oversees interstae trade; internal revenue service Criminal law-concerns behavior so threatening that society outlaws it all together; are statues or passed by congress all together Civil law-regulates the rights and duties b/w parties Substantive law- defines the rights of ppl Procedural law- process for settling disputes
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2011 for the course AFH 3000 taught by Professor Gomez during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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BUL4320teste1 - Precedent-the obligation to decide cases...

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