A - NATURE OF LAW

A - NATURE OF LAW - LAW • LAW AND EQUITY • CRIMINAL AND...

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NATURE OF LAW T. Leigh Anenson, J.D., LL.M.
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WHY LEARN LAW?
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BUSINESS LAW CLASS  GOALS TYPES OF LAW THAT  APPLY TO BUSINESS  ACTIVITIES SOURCES OF LAW WAYS OF EVALUATING  LAW ROLE OF COURTS AND  LAWYERS
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    SOURCES OF LAW CONSTITUTIONS TREATIES LEGISLATION  STATUTES  ORDINANCES COMMON LAW EXECUTIVE ORDERS (ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY)
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PRIORITY RULES FEDERAL DEFEATS STATE LAW CONSTITUTIONS DEFEAT ALL OTHER LAWS WITHIN  THEIR DOMAIN (state or federal) TREATIES VS. FEDERAL STATUTES (on domestic  matter) = LATER IN TIME PREVAILS STATUTES DEFEAT OTHER LAWS  THAT DEPEND ON A LEGISLATIVE  DELEGATION STATUTES (AND LAWS DERIVED FROM  THEM BY DELEGATION) DEFEAT  COMMON LAW RULES
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CLASSIFICATIONS OF 
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Unformatted text preview: LAW • LAW AND EQUITY • CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW • SUBSTANTIVE & PROCEDURAL LAW • PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LAW “LAW” versus “EQUITY” Westminster Hall (1097) Westminster Palace, London JURISPRUDENCE • POSITIVISM • NATURAL LAW • REALISM ( VS. FORMALISM) • SOCIOLOGICAL JURISPRUDENCE • CRITICAL LEGAL STUDIES • LAW & ECONOMICS • FEMINIST LEGAL STUDIES • GAY LEGAL STUDIES FUNCTIONS OF LAW • PEACEKEEPING • CHECKING GOVERNMENT POWER AND PROMOTING PERSONAL FREEDOM • FACILITATING PLANNING AND REALIZATION OF REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS • PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH FREE COMPETITION • PROMOTING SOCIAL JUSTICE • PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course BMGT 380 taught by Professor Mark during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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