CRIM 1116 Lecture Notes - Lex Fori, Private Law, Procedural Law

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Published on 21 Apr 2013
School
Langara College
Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 1116
Professor
The conceptual divisions of law
Domestic law-the law of a single nation state
International law-law that is ideally common to all nation states mediated
by the UN and involves governance or accommodation of nations in relation
to global treaties conventions and customs
Substantive-the actual law as opposed to adjectival or procedural law
substantive laws set out specific penalties for specific kinds of conduct by the
public that is prohibited by statutes
Procedural-sets out the process formalities or mechanisms for enforcing the
law also referred to as lex fori, which means the law of the forum, or court in
which a case is tried
PUBLIC LAW: constitutional law, criminal law, administrative law, taxation
law
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Domestic law-the law of a single nation state. International law-law that is ideally common to all nation states mediated by the un and involves governance or accommodation of nations in relation to global treaties conventions and customs. Substantive-the actual law as opposed to adjectival or procedural law substantive laws set out specific penalties for specific kinds of conduct by the public that is prohibited by statutes. Procedural-sets out the process formalities or mechanisms for enforcing the law also referred to as lex fori, which means the law of the forum, or court in which a case is tried. Public law: constitutional law, criminal law, administrative law, taxation law. Private law-contracts, real estate, property family law, wills and trusts, torts company law, the law of agency patent law. Public law-an area if aw that is primarily concerned with the public interests and the regulation of matters of collective rather than individual interests.

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