Law as a living Body

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Running head: LAW AS A LIVING BODY 1 Law as a Living Body Jennifer Wilkins CJS/220 May 1, 2011 Farrell Binder
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LAW AS A LIVING BODY 2 Law as a Living Body The Law as a Living Body is combined with the state and government these two are the laws that holds the law as a living body in place. This is for the understanding of safety for the public and our country. The "law on the books" is statutory laws, it is the official procedures and steps specifying what should occur at any time. Law on the books is the written statute.” Law in action" can be interpreted by courts, and how procedures are actually implemented. This allows for the law in action to establish case law for future cases to follow. A good example of a law on the books would be the Constitution. A good example of law in action would be the Fourth Amendment. Which guards citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures? The Objectivity of Law is based on a “rational consideration of the relevant facts, as opposed to the subjective, the arbitrary, and the whim based.” Objectivity law must be objective in both derivation and form. This is the middle ground which there should be no bias, and is used for everyone.
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course CJS 250 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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