Essays Tagged: "Civil Law"

Classification of Law!

s members and enforced by the imposition of penalties". Law can be classified in two ways, firstly, civil law and criminal law; and secondly by the legal sources of law. There are several sources of l ... mas and tried in the Supreme Court. Because there is no distinction made between where criminal and civil cases are heard in The Bahamas as compared to England and elsewhere, court hearings take place ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

What is the role of the Australian Legal System in establishing rights, responsibilities and values? Discuss this in relevence to the Euthanasia debate.

ommodate this change in giving Aborigines the vote.Other rights of individuals are contained in the Civil Law, that is law which deals with legal relationships between individuals. The law of torts (w ... ite this, it must be said that the rights and responsibilities of the people in connection with the Civil Law are somewhat ambiguous. This is due to the fact that Civil Law relies heavily of the doctr ...

(6 pages) 92 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Civil Law vs. Moral Law

As long as there have been laws emplaced, many moral and civil boundaries have been of great dispute. Problems arise when the two unavoidable laws clash - wh ... ncient and is even written about in Antigone. There are times when moral law is more important than civil law, civil law overrides moral law, and several ways that the correlate with each other.Regard ... f preservation. Antigone's actions are a strong example of moral law.There are times, however, when civil law is of more importance than moral law. Although someone may feel strongly about what they s ...

(2 pages) 98 1 2.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A) To what extent are judges in the Court of Appeal and House of Lords free to depart from previous decisions and practice? By Sarah James

f law and will be discussed in this essay. Firstly though, this essay will discuss and evaluate the civil and criminal court systems and the hierarchy of the courts. It will then go on to critically a ... y will analyse the process of making legislation and evaluate the rules of statutory interpretation.Civil courts are there in order to settle disputes between private citizens (individuals or companie ...

(8 pages) 65 1 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Basic Functions of Law in Australia

of Law,Regulation of human behaviour,Criminal law,Classifications of Crime,Objectives of sanctions,Civil Law,Types of civil wrongs,Civil remedies,Types of civil remedies,CrimesThe Functions of lawThe ... entity and anotherIndividuals, corporations and Government bodiesDefining unacceptable standards of civil behaviourThe procedures that can be adapted to resolve civil disputes if the parties cannot co ...

(9 pages) 90 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Common Law Civil Law

CIVIL-LAW AND COMMON LAW TRADITION: ACOMPARATIVE APROACHCivil law primarily contrasted against commo ... mon law. The significantdifference is that, historically, common law was developed bycustom whereas civil law was developed by legal principles and theinterpretation of doctrinal writings rather than ... shighly centralized in its administration because of the weight ofprecedent. On the other hand, the civil-law which is centralized inits source leaves from for a great deal of ad hoc interpretation.'( ...

(3 pages) 143 0 1.7 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Negligence case

cal origin. In addition the subject matter can be identify by two important part ( criminal law and civil law), in criminal law is focus at public enforcement (states v person matter), and standard of ... lso use juries for serious offence finally its principal object is punishment. On the other hand in civil law is focus at private enforcement (person v person), and standard of proof of on the balance ...

(12 pages) 144 1 3.6 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Texas Court System

em has, there are two types of law that determines the appropriate court for a particular case, the civil or criminal. And go in depth about how judges are selected.There are two types of law that are ... e selected.There are two types of law that are applicable in determining the appropriate court, the civil or criminal law.The civil law exists to protect the rights and property and to hold individual ...

(8 pages) 101 1 4.0 May/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Public Relations

lease. This paper will also evaluate the benefits and risks of BK's official statement to the press.Civil ComplaintBK has been in business since 1952; its original name was Insta-Burger King. BK intro ... competitors but the oil used to fry onion rings, French fries, and pies that are the center of the civil complaint brought against them. Civil Action file number 003363-07 states that BK still requir ...

(6 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


is mother. Antigone delineates a situation in which Antigone, the main character, hurls defiance at civil law, upheld by the king, Creon. Following this is a detailed display of the aftermath of his j ... wed powerless shell of his former self. In Antigone, Creon is so angry that Antigone defied civil law by burying her brother when this was prohibited, that he brings ruin upon himself and othe ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature


Civil law is concerned and deals with the relationship between individuals and relates to civil rath ... of compensating the suing party for such wrongs (Gibson, Rigby, Ryan & Tamsitt, 2001, p28.1). A civil action is generally brought by the party who has been injured or otherwise suffered some form ... result of a wrong which only directly affected him (e.g. trespassing into private property). When a civil law is broken, legal action is brought by an individual against another for some form of legal ...

(5 pages) 171 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Functions and Role of Law

nd freedoms of citizens, and to provide protection for society.Law can be classified as criminal or civil. Criminal law is concerned about protecting society from people who commit crimes as prescribe ... gainst the party whom it considers to have committed a crime and seeks to have that party punished. Civil law is basically law of a state outlining the rights of private citizens. Likewise, the disput ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pope Clement XI

er Royal Academia. He majored in theology and law, and was granted the title of doctor of canon and civil law. A firm supporter of strong morals, Albani gained favor with the Catholic Church, and was ...

(4 pages) 617 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

AN ESSAY ON SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS In Relation to the Book "Code of the Streets"

ce to achieve their ideologies. In Anderson's book, "Code of the Streets", he described the rule of civil law in some of the most economically depressed and drug-and crime-ridden pockets of the city, ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A comparative view of contract in civil law and common law

;…………………………..43.2 A notion of civil law……………………………&he ... ellip;…………………..44. Differences of contract between civil law and common law64.1Revocation of an offer4.1.1 Applicable Statutes-German civil code&hellip ...

(7 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Bentham and Hobbes: Two Theories of Legislation

ries of legislation and apply them to the Supreme Court Case Marbury v. Madison.Hobbes states that "civil law, is to every subject, those rules, which the commonwealth hath commanded him, by word, wri ... d what is not contrary to the rule" (Hobbes 173). Based on this definition, men are obliged to obey civil laws because they are members of a commonwealth. In this definition, Hobbes asserts that law i ...

(10 pages) 3776 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Categories and Types of Evidence and their Use in the Courtroom

ranch of law concerned with crimes committedagainst the public authority. It is very different from civil law. An example is murder. It is veryeasy to put murder under civil law because it is a crime ... d against another human beingbut the crime of murder is against the public interests. An example of civil crime is when aperson does not honor a contract.Criminal law can be substantial or procedural. ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Court history and Purpose

y a third party, either a judge or a jury, who are unbiased. There are two major court systems, the civil courts and the common law courts. Civil law courts are based upon the judicial system in Franc ... system in France, while the common law courts are based on the judicial system in Britain. In most civil law jurisdictions, courts function under an inquisitorial system. In the common law system, mo ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays