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In the 1960s, for example, the justices of the United States Supreme Court played a leading role in the civil rights movement by upholding long-neglected laws calling for equal treatment for all Americans, including African Americans and other minorities. Generally, jurists who adhere to the sociological school are more likely to depart from past decisions than are those who adhere to the other schools of legal thought. BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT As those entering the business world will learn, laws and government regulations affect virtually all business activities—hiring and firing decisions, workplace safety, the manufacturing and marketing of products, and business financing, to name just a few.

Note that civil law is not the same as a civil law system. A civil law system is a legal system based on a written code of laws. Criminal law has to do with wrongs committed against society for which society demands redress. Criminal acts are proscribed by local, state, or federal government statutes. ), on behalf of the state, not by their victims or other private parties. Whereas in a civil case the object is to obtain remedies (such as monetary damages) to compensate the injured party, in a criminal case the object is to punish the wrongdoer in an attempt to deter others from similar actions.

5. A federal administrative regulation conflicts with a state constitution. com/blaw/ele. ” 1–4. Philosophy of Law. After World War II ended in 1945, an international tribunal of judges convened at Nuremberg, Germany. ” Assuming that the Nazis who were convicted had not disobeyed any law of their country and had merely been following their government’s (Hitler’s) orders, what law had they violated? Explain. 1–5. Reading Citations. Assume that you want to read the court’s entire opinion in the case of Oregon v.

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