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____ is created when constitutions are amended or adopted
constitutional law
____ law defines legal rights and duties.
Substantive
The judicial branch of the creates ____ law
case
A law is considered ____ when it conflicts with a constitution
unconstitutional
Laws enacted by state and federal legislatures are called ____
statutes
The doctrine of ____ requires lower courts to follow established case laws.
stare decisis
follow the stars
Laws enacted by local legislatures are called ____
ordinances
____ enforces legal rights and duties
procedural law
____ deals with the private legal rights of an individual.
civil law
A(n) ____ is an offense against society
crime