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Chapter 1-1 workbook

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Chapter 1-1 workbook
Vocabulary #1-6
1. Laws
- enforceable rules of conduct in a society, reflect the culture and circumstances that create them.
2. Code
- laws grouped in and organized form.
3. Common law
- law based on the current standards or customs of people.
4. Positive law
- law based on the dictates of a central political authority
5. Jurisdiction
- the power to decide a case
6. Equity
- fairness

Concept review #7-8
7.Why do societies need laws and courts?
- To keep order and peace.
8.What powers do the courts have when personal or private property is damaged or destroyed?
- The courts can prove the proper person liable for the damaged property.
Goals review #9-11
9. Explain the stages in the evolution of law.
-Theological, metaphysical, and positivity.
10. Describe the differences between common law and positive law.
-Common law is pronounced by judges and positive law is taken to a above power.
11. Describe the difference between law courts and equity courts.
-Law courts go directly by the laws (no bending the rules), and equity courts are more fair.
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