Lashundra T Jones_Unit 1 Assignment_LS311

Lashundra T Jones_Unit 1 Assignment_LS311 - precedents are...

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Lashundra T Jones Unit 1 Assignment January 9, 2011 Common Law was a set of laws that were established during the early colonial time in England Jurisdiction is a court’s authority to hear and decide cases; it is also applied to the area of which police officer serve or patrol. An example of this would be the state of Georgia is divided into counties and each county has its own law enforcement office. So if there is a police chase that spans from one county to another than it is courteous for the officer who is out of his jurisdiction to call ahead to either continue the pursuit or give heads up that it is coming the other officers way. Precedent is an example or case that is used to make a decision in a court hearing. Most legal
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Unformatted text preview: precedents are cases that have already been tried and give very good bases for determining or proving a point within a court hearing. For example Wade vs. Roe was a precedent case that has shaped the debate about abortion (Lewis, 2011.) Statute is a written law passed by the legislative body. An example of a statue would be the statute of limitation which allows a person a certain amount of time to take legal actions against someone. Remedy is where the courts impose its will by making a court order. It can also impose a penalty in the process of doing this. Lewis, Jone J., Roe v. Wade Supreme Court Decision, Retrieved January 8, 2011 from, Miller, R., & Jentz, G. (2008). Fundamentals of business law part I . Boston, MA: Cengage....
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course LAW 311 taught by Professor Henke during the Spring '11 term at Acadia.

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