BUS 121 UA 1-1

BUS 121 UA 1-1 - UNIT 1 - #1 (UA) Objective: 1) a. The 4...

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UNIT 1 - #1 (UA) Objective: 1) a. The 4 main sources of Law in the United States are: Constitutions – the U.S. Constitutions and constitution of the 50 states Statutes – laws enacted by Congress, state legislatures, and local governments Court Decisions – rules of law stated in court decisions, including court interpretations of federal and state statutes and constitutions. Administrative Regulations – regulations and rules developed by federal and state agencies b. The US Constitution takes precedence over all state constitutions. Statutes may not conflict with state or federal law (constitutional law). When no statute exists, federal and state courts must make a decision on what the law is, setting precedence. Administrative Regulations have same force and effect as statutes and court decisions, but can be challenged in the courts. c. US Constitutional Law was the first set of laws enacted in the United States. d. Administrative regulations are increasing in number each year. e.
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BUS 121 UA 1-1 - UNIT 1 - #1 (UA) Objective: 1) a. The 4...

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