Chapter 18, Section 1 Questions for Review
What are the
of the laws and legal
system in the U.S.?
What are the four major sources of the legal system in
the United States?
In the U.S. legal system, what is “equity”?
What is the basis for common law in the U.S.?
What kinds of cases are settled by private law?
Would each of the following tort situations be
considered intentional, negligent, or strict liability?
(a) A bully gives someone a black eye during a fight
(b) Gasoline stored in your garage explodes, starts a fire
(c) A neighbor hitting golf balls in his back yard breaks
Who is always responsible for bringing charges in
What official represents the federal government in
Supreme Court cases? In district court cases?