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Types and Sources of Law

Quiz by Matthew Huneke

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    law established based on the outcome of former court cases
    common law
    case law
    statutory law
    precedent
    60s
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  • Q2
    law that deals with relationships between people (rather than relationships between people and the government)
    regulations
    criminal law
    civil law
    case law
    30s
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  • Q3
    law that focuses on interpreting the U.S. Constitution
    precedent
    common law
    constitutional law
    Juvenile law
    30s
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  • Q4
    law that deals with crimes and the punishments for those crimes
    constitutional law
    civil law
    criminal law
    common law
    30s
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  • Q5
    law that deals with people who are under the age of 18
    juvenile law
    administrative law
    common law
    civil law
    30s
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  • Q6
    laws that apply only to people in the military
    constitutional law
    common law
    military law
    civil law
    30s
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  • Q7
    laws passed by Congress or a state legislature
    common law
    civil law
    juvenile law
    statutory law
    30s
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  • Q8
    law based on customs and prior legal decisions; used in civil cases
    common law
    civil law
    juvenile law
    constitutional law
    30s
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  • Q9
    an earlier decision to a similar case
    Precedent
    civil law
    juvenile law
    statutory law
    30s
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  • Q10
    A rule that a government agency makes to enforce a law
    precedent
    case law
    Regulations
    common law
    30s
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  • Q11
    Branch of government in charge of interpreting the law.
    Judicial Branch
    The Cabinet
    Legislative Branch
    Executive Branch
    30s
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  • Q12
    Section of the Constitution that describes the Judicial Branch
    Article II
    Article III
    Article I
    30s
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