Legal Research - Types of Legal Systems Common-Law (Britain...

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Types of Legal Systems Common-Law (Britain and ex-colonies) Civil Law Systems (e.g. most of Latin America) Customary Law (e.g. parts of Africa) Religious Law (e.g. Islam)
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Public Law (between individual and state) Constitutional Law Administrative Law Criminal Law Private Law (between individuals and/or groups) Contract Law Tort Law Family Law Property Law
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US Congress Municipalities Legal Research Surveyors present boundary evidence and opinions in boundary disputes. They should therefore know the court system and how to research legal issues. US Supreme Court US Courts of Appeal (13) Federal District Courts (94) State Supreme Courts State Appellate Courts State Trial Courts County Courts Municipal Courts Published US and Federal decisions Published state decisions Unpublished decisions Public/Private Laws Federal Statutes Session Laws State Statutes (e.g. FL Admin. Code) County Laws Ordinances LEGISLATIVE (Statutory Law) JUDICIARY (Case Law) See http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/plegal/scales/court.html State Legislatures Counties
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2011 for the course SUR 4403 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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