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Developments/Sources of Law Rule of Law Sources of Law Common Law from England Judicial precedents reflecting customs/principles not codified Influences: Code of Hammurabi 1760 BC Magna Carta: 1197, 1215 under King John 1613 Sir Edward Coke held that MC guaranteed basic rights and strengthened English Common law Constitution(s)/statutes—Federal and states Judge made law—caselaw, body of precedents: stare decisis US Supreme Court cases: most authoritative US precedent/ stare decisis Other: Civil, Administrative, Juvenile, Family
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US Constitution--1789 Separation of Powers Checks and Balances
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Unformatted text preview: Powers retained by States Basic Protections for Citizens Bill of Rights (First Ten Amendments to Constitution) 1791 14 th Amendment 1868 Bram v US 1897: extorting confession violates 5 th A. (waterboarding?) Federal Rules of Criminal Process 18/93-94 Gitlow v NY 1925 First Amend rights guaranteed to everyone through 14 th Selective Incorporation Palko v Ct 1937 S. Ct. agreed to incorporate Bill of Rights Selectively through 14 th Most protections in Bill of Rights now selectively incorporated to apply to states Particularly during Warren Court era 1953-1969...
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