[PSC 105] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (29 pages long!)

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4/26/2016 3:37:00 pm: criminal vs. civil trails. You can do both criminal and civil for one case: jury vs. You can get a jury in civil and criminal cases: types of judicial remedies: legal vs. equitable. Equitable- you want the physical thing stolen to be returned, not just money. Judge plays a neutral role (plays no active role) , and the attorney presents the information that he wants the court to hear. 4/26/2016 3:37:00 pm: case brought in state court cannot be reviewed by a federal court. Fiction- because the supreme court decides who the president of the united states was going to be (bush vs. gore) Fiction- this is the concept of judicial review. Concrete review: if a statue is unclear, a court can give its interpretation and that will become the meaning of the law until the statute is changed by the legislature. 6. common law is also know as judge made law.