Agency - Definitions
1) A department or other instrumentality
of the executive branch of the federal (or
a state) government.
2) Any U.S. governmental authority that
does not include Congress, the courts,
Rules of Evidence, Remedies,
Enforcement of Judgments
The Legal Profession
to the Living
Constitution submitted to States Sept. 17, 1787.
Constitution ratified July 26, 1788.
Jeffersons usufruct letter Sept 6, 1789.
Bill of Rights
1) The right to possess, use, and enjoy a
determinate thing (either a tract of land or
2) Any external thing over which the
rights of possession, use, and enjoyment
Text a promise or set of promises
that courts will enforce.
Williston a promise or set of promises
for the breach of which the law gives a
remedy, or the performance of which
the law in some way recognizes as a
Sources of Police Power
The inherent and plenary power of a
sovereign to make all laws necessary
and proper to preserve the public
security, order, health, morality, and
It is a fundamental power essential to
Judicial Review: Pt 1
Federalism: the division of power between state and federal government (national government)
Adversarial Legalism: an impartial judiciary system with two parties and an impartial judge
Implications that this leads to: end up with one
Text: If the facts in the present case before the
court are similar to the facts in previous cases,
then the legal rule applied in previou
Dual Sovereignty: state
governments and federal
government each supreme in their