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Business Law Ch. 1 TestName:__________________
Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.

 

_____ laws 1)the power to decide a case
 
_____ code 2)law defining rights and duties of conduct except those involved in enforcement
 
_____ common law 3)the legal doctrine that requires lower courts to follow established case law in deciding similar cases
 
_____ positive law 4)enforceable rules of conduct in a society
 
_____ jurisdiction 5)a law that is invalid because it conflicts with a constitution
 
_____ equity 6)law based on the current standards or customs of the people
 
_____ constitutional law 7)the group of laws that redress wrongs against individual persons
 
_____ statutes 8)laws enacted by legislatures
 
_____ ordiance 9)laws grouped into an organized form
 
_____ administrative agencies 10)law dictated by a sovereign or other central authority to prevent disputes and wrongs from occurring
 
_____ case law 11)law made when constitutions are adopted or amended or when courts interpret constitutions
 
_____ stare decisis 12)an offense against society
 
_____ unconstitutional 13)fairness
 
_____ civil law 14)governmental bodies created by federal state and local legislatures to carry out particular laws
 
_____ crime 15)law made after a trial has ended and one of the parties has appealed the result to a higher court
 
_____ criminal law 16)laws that apply to business situations and transactions
 
_____ procedural law 17)legislation enacted at the local level
 
_____ substantive law 18)laws governing the citizen's right to live in peace
 
_____ business law 19)laws dealing with methods of enforcing legal rights and duties
 
_____ torts 20)private wrongs against people or organizations