Understand the Legal System

The laws that we tend to abide by as citizens reflect society’s views and expectations. Our society establishes the rules of our system, both personal and non personal. Everyone wants to be treated fairly, so that’s why we have laws. Laws guide us on the right path set by society, they tell us whether we can or cannot step on that stone, to get to where we need to go.

The Six sources that Govern our Society.

The Bill of Rights

  • The rights to bear arms
  • The right to freedom of speech
  • Protection from unreasonable search and seizure
  • Trial by jury
  • Civil trial by jury
  • Powers of States and people

The Constitution – The measurement of all the law, the land lord of law. The constitution applies to everyone, in which it determines the United States as a republic, and the construction of our congressional system

State – State law gives the state the right to set their own laws, as long as it does not create a problem with federal laws. A lot of times state laws make federal laws more precise.

Administrative – Rules created by regulatory agencies

Statute – law that was set up by the United States congress and by elected officials. These laws are very important in our life, because we are most affected by them. Statue Laws include