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First Exam Class Review Notes 14:36 Is  adultery  right or wrong; adultery can be a good thing, (the German women in  WWII, committed adultery so she can leave the army and go home) Defecating elephants - in India, call elephants to stomp on people’s heads  Young man was killed and was in an lifeboat, while alive ones weren’t…  John scopes  case- teaching of evolution in schools  Definition of the law-  set of rules that we live by Aristotle - law is reason unaffected by desire  Substantive law vs. continual law  Procedural law, (what goes on in a court room)  Procedural law  comprises the set of rules that govern the proceedings of the  court in criminal lawsuits as well as civil and administrative proceedings. The  court needs to conform to the standards setup by procedural law, while during the  proceedings. These rules ensure fair practice and consistency in the “due  process”  The guy running club velvet, he is at flight risk so he cannot have a bond Mistrial  Substantive law  is statutory law that deals with the legal relationship between  people or the people and the state. Therefore, substantive law defines the rights  and duties of the people, but procedural law lays down the rules with the help of  which they are enforced. The differences between the two need to be studied in  greater detail, for better understanding.  Common law vs statutory law Common law  is also known as case law and is of two types – one where  judgments passed become new laws where there are no statues and the  other where judges interpret the existing law and determines new boundaries 
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course MGMT 325 taught by Professor Walter during the Spring '11 term at VCU.

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classreviewnotes - FirstExamClassReviewNotes 14:36

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