About Hong Kong Legal System

Distinguish between statue law and case law and explain the relative importance of each in the development of the law nowadays.

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    1. The doctrine of a precedent requires that the lower courts in a hierarchy

    follow the decisions of higher courts at different hierarchies.

    2. If Brian, a teacher, fails to demonstrate a duty of care to this students this

    could be considered a civil action which, may be sued upon.

    3. A criminal dispute is best described as one between individuals who sue each other for damage

    4. A defendant is the party who initiates a lawsuit and the plaintiff is the party against whom a lawsuit is take

    5. Law is that which must be obeyed and followed by citizens subject to

    sanctions or legal conswquences: a body of action or conduct prescribed by

    controlling authority and having binding legal force.

    6. One of the key features of law os its stability and the fact that it never

    changes, despite the changes in the norms of society, technology or the

    growth and expansion of commerce in the United States and the world.

    7. Patricia will be able to file a alwsuit against the company that injured her

    best friend Sandy.

    1. F

    2. T

    3. F

    4. F

    5. T

    6. F

    7. F

    Correction

    1. The doctrine of a precedent requires that the lower courts in a hierarchy

    follow the decisions of higher courts at THE SAME HIERARCHY.

    3. Criminal Proceedings are usually initiated by the government.

    2008-09-24 22:50:04 補充

    4. Plaintiff and defendant reversed

    6. The law is amended all the time and new case law is made everyday.

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