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The u.s. legal system

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The u.s. legal system

  1. 1. The U.S. legal system<br />Dimaro Alexis Agudelo Mejía<br />Commonlawworkshop<br />
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION TO U.S LEGAL SYSTEM<br />Judicial processes<br />Federal courts<br />
  3. 3. KINDS OF LAW <br />FEDERAL STATUTES<br />STATE STATUTES<br />
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  5. 5. FEDERAL STATUTES<br />LawsmadebyCongress and has superior hierarchyoverstatuteslaw.<br />Criminal law, bankcrupcy, copyrights, publicdefense.<br />
  6. 6. STATES STATUTES<br />Lawmadebystatesonissuesnotregulatedby federal law.<br />Trademarkbusiness, traffictaxes.<br />
  7. 7. Sources<br />http://library.findlaw.com/1999/Jan/1/241487.html <br />http://library.findlaw.com/1999/Jan/1/241487.html<br />http://www.law.cornell.edu/statutes.html<br />

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