Judge made law

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Question Answer
Role of interpreting statutesAllows new statutes to be applies or give old ones new meaning.
Limits of interpretationCannot repeal legislation
Statute Law A law made by a legislative body
Common Law and Judges Judges created the common law and can change it especially to reflect social needs.
Judicial decision-makingIn dispute judges must identify relevant facts and provide a resolution for the dispute.
Inductive reasoningAll believed true or found true most of the time are combined to obtain a specific conclusion.
Deductive reasoningStarts with a general statement and examines possibilities to reach the conclusion.
Hierarchy of general courts Supreme , Court of Appeal , High , District

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