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Legal Studies: The Legal System

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Preliminary HSC Legal Studies notes: Topic 1- The Legal System. Based on NESA syllabus dot points

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Legal Studies: The Legal System
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Law Government Common law International law Legal history Keating Government Mabo v Queensland Aboriginal title Law of Australia Terra nullius Parliamentary sovereignty Law of the United States
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Law Government Common law International law Legal history Keating Government Mabo v Queensland Aboriginal title Law of Australia Terra nullius Parliamentary sovereignty Law of the United States
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Difference between: • Customs o Collective habits or traditions that have developed in a society over a long period of time. • Rules o Prescribed directions for conduct in certain situations • Values o Principles that are considered important b individuals or society, they are often reflected in the law. o E.g. The value of equality is reflected in the anti-discrimination law • Ethics o Standards set by society about whether actions are considered right of wrong. Customs Rules Laws Who does it apply to Social groups, visitors, tribes, religious groups People who are apart of a certain organisation Anyone who is in the area governed (jurisdiction) How is it enforced Social exclusion, respect, criticism Punishment/consequences, being told about them By co...
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