B&L Chapater 1

Question Answer
A law originated by the U.S. Congress or a state legislative body, passed by that body and usually signed by the president or governor. Statue
Consists of Regulations, orders, rules and decisions of administrative agencies. Administrative Law
Court decisions that can be used for future cases Yearbook
A legal system that allows the judge to investigate, question witnesses, and seek out evidence Inquisitorial System
Dealing with duties that exist between people or between people and their government Civil Law
A law that requires someone to sue within a specific period of time Statutes of Limitations
Legal rules for processing civil and criminal cases through the court system. Procedural Law

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