48 sources and types of laws

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48 sources and types of laws

  1. 1. Good Laws-Characteristics of Good LawsFairnessReasonableUnderstandableEnforceable
  2. 2. Source of Our Laws-Ancient Law Systems -Hammurabi’s Code -Ten Commandments-Roman Codes-English Law -Magna Carta -English Bill of Rights -Common Law System-American System -Declaration of Independence -Constitution
  3. 3. Source of Our Laws-Ancient Law Systems -Hammurabi’s Code -Ten Commandments-Roman Codes-English Law -Magna Carta -English Bill of Rights -Common Law System-American System -Declaration of Independence -Constitution
  4. 4. Source of Our Laws-Ancient Law Systems -Hammurabi’s Code -Ten Commandments-Roman Codes-English Law -Magna Carta -English Bill of Rights -Common Law System-American System -Declaration of Independence -Constitution
  5. 5. Criminal Law-Criminal Law– Laws that deal with specific statutory rules laid down by the government regarding people’s behavior-misdemeanor-felony
  6. 6. Civil Law-Civil Law-Lawsuits-Contracts-Family law-Small Claims Courts
  7. 7. Constitutional Law-Constitutional Law -law that deals specifically with rights and issues revolving around our rights as defined in state or national Constitutions
  8. 8. Administrative Law-Administrative Law -these are laws that are formulated in response to laws passed by Congress-determined by the executive branch-has the same effect as law passed by legislature
  9. 9. International Law-International Law-military agreements-diplomatic treaties-trade-human rights

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