VOCABULARY: ORIGINS OF LAW 1.

01 Administrative law - Rules and procedures established by regulatory agencies Allegiance - Loyalty to one’s country Civil disobedience – An open peaceful violation of a law to protest its alleged injustice Commercial law – Concerned with business transactions and the operation of business establishments Common law - Unwritten law that evolves from the customs and traditions of society Constitution – A document which spells out the principles by which a government runs and the fundamental laws that govern a society Expatriation -The act of abandoning one’s country and giving up citizenship International law - Concerned with the conduct of nations in their relations with each other Judicial review – The right established by Marbury vs. Madison for the court system to examine the decision of a lower court, the executive branch, or the legislative branch Law - Rules of conduct established y the government of a society to maintain stability and justice in that society Law of precedent - When a judge is required to follow an earlier court decision when deciding a case with similar circumstances, also called stare decisis Municipal - Relating to a city or town Ordinances - Laws enacted by local municipal governmental bodies Stare decisis - “Let the decision stand”, another name for law of precedent or case law VOCABULARY: ORIGINS OF LAW Administrative law - Rules and procedures established by regulatory agencies Allegiance - Loyalty to one’s country Civil disobedience – An open peaceful violation of a law to protest its alleged injustice Commercial law – Concerned with business transactions and the operation of business establishments Common law - Unwritten law that evolves from the customs and traditions of society Constitution – A document which spells out the principles by which a government runs and the fundamental laws that govern a society Expatriation -The act of abandoning one’s country and giving up citizenship International law - Concerned with the conduct of nations in their relations with each other Judicial review – The right established by Marbury vs. Madison for the court system to examine the decision of a lower court, the executive branch, or the legislative branch

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Relating to a city or town Ordinances .Relating to a city or town Ordinances . or the legislative branch Law .Laws enacted by local municipal governmental bodies Stare decisis .Rules of conduct established y the government of a society to maintain stability and justice in that society Law of precedent .Loyalty to one’s country Civil disobedience – An open peaceful violation of a law to protest its alleged injustice Commercial law – Concerned with business transactions and the operation of business establishments Common law .When a judge is required to follow an earlier court decision when deciding a case with similar circumstances. another name for law of precedent or case law Statutes . Madison for the court system to examine the decision of a lower court.Laws enacted by legislative bodies Supremacy . the executive branch.The highest authority.“Let the decision stand”.When a judge is required to follow an earlier court decision when deciding a case with similar circumstances.Rules of conduct established y the government of a society to maintain stability and justice in that society Law of precedent .01 Administrative law . state laws have supremacy over local laws Treason .Concerned with the conduct of nations in their relations with each other Judicial review – The right established by Marbury vs. also called stare decisis Municipal .Laws enacted by local municipal governmental bodies Stare decisis .“Let the decision stand”. also called stare decisis Municipal .Unwritten law that evolves from the customs and traditions of society Constitution – A document which spells out the principles by which a government runs and the fundamental laws that govern a society Expatriation -The act of abandoning one’s country and giving up citizenship International law .Betrayal or disloyalty to one’s country Unconstitutional – A law that is not agreeable with the constitution and is no longer valid UNIT A Page 3 . US Constitution has supremacy over state laws.VOCABULARY: ORIGINS OF LAW 1. another name for law of precedent or case law Law .Rules and procedures established by regulatory agencies Allegiance .

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