Chapter 2: Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
1: Judiciary's Role In American Government
Judicial Review was established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Marbury v. Madison (1803) where Chief Justice Marshall wrote:
"It is emphatically the provi
Barbara Danos, J.D.
Legal Reasoning and
the Legal Environment
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American and English court systems follow
the adversarial system of justice.
Each client is represented by an attorney
although a client is allowed to represent
herself (called “pro-se”).
The American Court sy
Chapter 4: Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
Deals with rights & powers of government Source of power to regulate business
1: Constitutional Powers of the Federal Government
Business Law Chapter 8
o Definition of Negligence: Conduct that falls below the standard established by
law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm.
o Every moment of your life you should act like a reasonable person