Definitions and Study Guide
Judicial Review: The process by which a court decides the constitutionality of
legislative enactments and actions by the executive branch.
In Marbury v. Madison (1803), arguably the most significant case in American
Chapter 6, CRIMINAL Law Definitions and Study Guide
Crime: A wrong against society, punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or in rare cases death.
Requisites: A person may not be criminally liable unless the following elements are present:
Act (Actus Rea
Chapter 4, TORTS Definitions and Study Guide
Tort: A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results in harm or injury to
another and leads to civil liability. Tort is French for wrong. Tort law is concerned with
providing remedies (monetary d