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11 Cards in this Set

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What is meant by law
consists of enforceable rules governing relationships amon individuals and btwn individuals and their society
What is Legal Realism
based on the idea that law is just one of many institutions in society and that it is shaped by social forces and needs.
How do laws affect virtually all business activities
from hiring and firing decisions to work place safety, to the manufacturing and marketing of products
Article VI of the U.S. Constitution say
that the constitution is the supreme law of the land
What is statutory law
laws enacted by legislatie bodies at any level of government, such as the statutes passed by congress or by state legislatures, maake up the body of law generally referred to
The Uniform Commercial Code
first issued in 1952; facilitates commerce among the states by providing a uniform, set of rules governing commercial transactions.
Administrative Law
consists of the rules, orders, and decisions of administrative agencies
Who founded the Early English Courts
William the Conqueror;
in 1066
Who is defendent
party being sued
Who is plaintiff
the suing party
In most situations involving a legal controversy is there a correct result
There is no single correct result