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Review questions Chapter 2:1.Laws are actually rules that are derived from the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of government and these rules will become laws and are then enforceable.2.The term precedent refers to something that previously happened and is almost a standard (principle or rule from a previous case) or good reference to something similar and new. The term re judicata refers to a final judgement without the possibility of an appeal. Original jurisdiction is just the first court to have heard the case. Stare decisis means that the judges mustrespect this as the doctrine of precedent. Lastly the appellate jurisdiction refers to the appellate court having the power to review, amend and overrule the decisions made in a lower level trial court.3.The three branches of government are the Legislative branch which makes the laws, the Executive branch which enforces the laws and the Judicial branch which interprets the laws.4.Separation of powers simply put means, that there is division of power within the government so that no one branch has too much power.5.The function of an administrative agency is to direct and supervise the implementation of legislative acts.6.The DHHS was created to protect the health of all Americans while also providing essential human services.Chapter 3:1.The primary objectives of tort law include the following: Provide relief to those individuals that have been injured from the harm of others. They also help to impose liabilities on the individualsinvolved and ultimately responsible for the harm as well as to keep or sway others from committing these harmful acts.

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