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The doctrine of stare decisis performs many useful functions, including
efficiency, unformity and stability
In addition to case law, when making decisions courts sometimes consider other sources of law including
the U.S. constittion
Civil laws concerns
duties that exist between persons or between citizens and their governments. and wrongs commited against the puvlic as a whole
Under the doctrine of stare decisis, a judge compares the facts in a case to facts in
another case
To learn about the coverage of a statute and how the stature is applied a person must
read the statue and see how courts in his or her jurisdiction have interpreted it
Law concists of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society
TRUE
Stare decsis refers to the practice of deciding new cases with reference to previous decisions
TRUE
The principle of Stare Decisis illustrates how unpredictanle the law can be
FALSE
Common law is a term that normally refers to the body of law consisting of rules of law announced in court decisions
FALSE
Each state's constitution is supreme within each state's borders even if it conflicts with the U.S. Constitution
FALSE
Law concists of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society
TRUE
Stare decsis refers to the practice of deciding new cases with reference to previous decisions
TRUE
The principle of Stare Decisis illustrates how unpredictanle the law can be
FALSE
Common law is a term that normally refers to the body of law consisting of rules of law announced in court decisions
FALSE
Each state's constitution is supreme within each state's borders even if it conflicts with the U.S. Constitution
FALSE
Law concists of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society
TRUE
Stare decsis refers to the practice of deciding new cases with reference to previous decisions
TRUE
The principle of Stare Decisis illustrates how unpredictanle the law can be
FALSE
Common law is a term that normally refers to the body of law consisting of rules of law announced in court decisions
FALSE
Statuets are a primary source of law
ukn
Adminidtrative rules and regulations have virtually no effect on the operation of a business
ukn
Each state's constitution is supreme within each state's borders even if it conflicts with the U.S. Constitution
FALSE
The Uniform Commercial Code was enacted by Congress for adoption by the states
ukn
In most states, the some courts can grant both legal and equitable remedies
ukn