What is the difference between common law and statutory law?
Your response must be at least 75 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Describe how case law and statutory law are made in the United States.
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.
Discuss the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and how those weaknesses were addressed in the Constitution.
How does the doctrine of stare decisis contribute to the interpretation of common law?
Why were the framers of the Constitution concerned about the Federalists?
How is the power of the judicial branch limited by the Constitution, and how is its independence protected?
What are some of the functions that a legal system provides to society, and how does the U.S. legal system address these needs?
Discuss the supremacy clause of the Constitution and what purpose it serves.
9. How do the courts apply the doctrines of standing, ripeness, and mootness in determining whether a case will be heard by the court? What is the reasoning and advantages or disadvantages for these doctrines?