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LE 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Learned Hand, Equitable Remedy
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What is a Contract? An agreement Written or oral Needs certain elements to be enforceable Contract Law A contract has, strictly speaking, nothing to do with the personal, or individual, intent of the parties.if.it were pro...

Legal Studies
LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Legal Custody, Community Property, Alimony
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The Legal system recognizes: Solemnizedceremonial marriages Common-law marriages (minority) Same-Sex Marriage Civil Unions 1980s - gay lesbian groups began seeking legal recognition of, legal rights for, committed relat...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Hate Speech, Symbolic Speech, Establishment Clause

In this Chapter Division of powers Civil rights and civil liberties Constitutional Law A body of principles and rules either explicitly stated in, or inferred from, the U.S. Constitution and those of the individual states....

Legal Studies
LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: False Imprisonment, False Light

What is a Tort? Harm to a person or a persons property Three Major Categories of Torts: Intentional torts Negligence Strict liability Intentional Torts When someone intends an action that results in harm a persons body, re...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: United States District Court

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Chapter4:TheCourtSystem andtheRole of Judges Courts Unitesof thejudicialbranchwithauthoritytodecidelegaldisputes Courtsabilitytohearatypeof casedependsonwhetherithasjurisdiction Trial Courts Leg...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture 3: LE101 - Chapter 3: Classification of the Law

Thursday, September 6, 2018 Chapter3:Classicationof theLaw Federalvs.StateLaw Criminalvs.CivilLaw SubstantiveLawisthewhat ProceduralLawisthehowto Federal Law vs.State Law Eachof the50statesandfederal Governmenthasitsownleg...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture 2: LE101 - Chapter 2: Functions and Sources of Law

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Chapter2:FunctionsandSourcesof Law Denition of Law Rulesof conductpromulgatedandenforcedbythegovernment Functions of the Law Lawsdenesocietysrulesof conductandbydoingso,lawsprovideorderand predic...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
LE 101 Lecture 1: LE101 - Chapter 1: Introduction to The American Legal System

Aug 31, 2018 Chapter1:IntroductiontoTheAmericanLegalSystem Sources of Law 1. ExecutiveBranch 2. LegislativeBranch 3. JudicialBranch 4. Constitutions Legislative Branch 1. Congress a. Houseof representatives b. Senate 2. Pa...

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LE 101
Prof Brandt
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LE 101
Bartone
LE 101 Lecture 4: Jury Selection & Remedies

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LE 101
Bartone
LE 101 Lecture 3: Remedies

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LE 101
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LE 101 Lecture 2: Civil Litigation

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LE 101
Bartone
LE 101 Lecture 1: Structure of the Court System

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LE 115 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Drug Paraphernalia, Statutory Rape, Actus Reus
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Lecture 4 Barbaric punishments -not acceptable to civilized society anymore - the term “cruel punishment” must be properly defined -can depend on the defendant’s age (ex: a 16-yr old sentenced...

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LE 115
Doyle
LE 115 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Statutory Rape, Sexual Assault, Sexual Intercourse
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Criminal Law Notes 4/18/17 Sex Offensives/ Crimes Common Law Rape/ Sexual Assault: Have been dramatically altered in modern rape statutes to appreciate that during the 1970s and 1980s . Sexual assault reform changed the...

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LE 115
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