QCrim Law Ch 1-6 to 1-7

Which of these is not a source of law?

  • Constitutional
  • Statutory
  • Case
  • Social outcry*

Which of these is the highest source of law?

  • Constitutional*
  • Statutory
  • Case
  • Social outcry

Which of these is the lowest source of law?

  • Constitutional
  • Statutory
  • Case*
  • Judicial Review

When judges rule on the facts of a particular case, they create _____________ law.

  • Constitutional
  • Statutory
  • Case*
  • Judicial Review

____________________ laws apply to and regulate individual or private action. These are written (and published) laws that can be enacted in one of two ways. Most are written and voted into law by the legislative branch of government

  • Constitutional
  • Statutory*
  • Case
  • Judicial Review

____________________is derived from English common law and compels judges to follow rulings in previous cases.

  • Constitution
  • Stare decisis*
  • Precedent
  • Judicial Review

A previous case is called___________________

  • Constitution
  • Stare decisis
  • Precedent*
  • Judicial Review

Cases must be published to become case law. A published case is also called a ___________________

  • Constitution
  • Stare decisis
  • Precedent
  • Judicial Review*