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The laws, or enforceable rules of conduct in a society, do not reflect the culture and circumstances that create them.
Laws in the country are created only at the federal and state levels of government.
The Supreme Court of the United States is the final interpreter of the federal Constitution.
The world’s two great systems of law are the English common law and the Napoleonic Code.
Intrastate commerce is commerce between two or more states.
Administrative agencies are usually controlled by the judicial branch of the government.
The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is a federal statute.
The system of law in the United States is based on English common law.
The doctrine of stare decisis requires lower courts to follow established case law in deciding similar cases.
In the United States today, law courts and equity courts generally are merged.
The document that sets forth the framework of a government and its relationship to the people it governs is ___.
The Bill of Rights.
The Uniform Commercial Code
How many distinct stages do most societies go through in forming their legal systems?
If a state constitution and the U.S. Constitution conflict, which prevails?
The U.S. Constitution
The state constitution
Neither prevails- the matter is referred to Congress
Neither prevails- the matter is referred to the President
Which of these is based on the current standards or customs of the people?
Which of these is dictated from above by a sovereign or other central authority?
Which of the following will police investigate?
Where did equity courts develop?
The Roman Empire
The United States
None of the above
Laws made by administrative agencies are often called ___.
Rules & regulations
Which of these terms describes using prior cases as a guide for deciding similar new cases?
Business laws greatly affect ___.
both businesses and consumers
none of these