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POLS 3130 Sept 13th Lecture

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Political Science
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POLS 3130
Frank Cameron

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POLS3130 September 13  Lecture th 09/13/2013 Distinguishing the two systems Common Law Sources of law Case law (judge made law) Legislation Written constitution Legal Reasoning Finding legal principles from previous examples (precedent)  Civil Law Sources of Law Written codes Written constitutions Legal Reasoning Deductively applying principles in code to dispute before the court Cateogories of Law Private (civil) Law (little c) Tort An actionable wrong committed against the person, property, or reputation of another for which remedy is  provided Includes negligence Contract Law Family Law Marriage, divorce, custody, support payments Property Law Public Law Administrative Law Ex. The hells Angles liquor license case study Provides legal standards to govern the actions of government officials, provides remedies to those effected  Criminal Law Rules about wrongs committed against property, per
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