Question

Match each of the numbered definitions with the correct term in the following list. Write the letter of your choice in the answer column.
a. Administrative law
b. Appellate court
c. Civil law
d. Common law
e. Criminal law
f. Defendants
g. Executive order
h. Moral law
i. Original jurisdiction
j. Plaintiffs
k. Precedents
l. Statutory law
m. Stare decisis
n. Trial court
o. Uniform Commercial Code
1. A legally binding directive issued by the president. 1. ____________
2. The portion of the law based on the decisions of the old English courts. 2. ____________
3. A judicial body that has original jurisdiction in cases involving state law.
3. ____________
4. Court decisions that later courts tend to follow. 4. ____________
5. Those who bring suit against others. 5. ____________
6. A judicial body empowered by law to review the findings of a lower judicial body.
6. ____________
7. The practice of a court to follow previous decisions. 7. ____________
8. The category of law concerned with acts against society. 8. ____________
9. The authorization of a judicial body to hear certain types of cases when they are first brought to court. 9. ____________
10. The legal specialty concerned with the rights and obligations of individuals.
10. ___________
11. A group of laws dealing with business transactions in a consistent manner that have been adopted by most of the states. 11. ___________
12. The legal specialty concerned with the relationship between businesses or individuals and government agencies. 12. ___________
13. The branch of the law concerned with the laws passed by Congress and by state legislatures. 13. ___________
14. The law concerned with the unenforceable obligations that people have to one another.
14. ___________
15. Those against whom a suit is brought or who are charged with a violation of the law.
15. ___________


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