Business and Personal Law, Student Edition by McGraw-Hill Education

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Glencoe company and private legislations: Real-World Connections presents built-in examining and educational options to enhance your scholars' comprehension and make stronger lecturers abilities to satisfy NCLB standards. Our textual content indicates how the legislation works with genuine lawsuits in each bankruptcy and unit. Cyberlaw bridges the web, company legislation, and purchaser legislation. worldwide legislation explores real-life examples of worldwide enterprise practices and methods.

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These powers include such things as the power to spend, tax, and borrow money. Commerce Clause One important clause in the constitution is the commerce clause. The commerce clause gives Congress the power to make laws pertaining to interstate commerce, or commerce between the states. Congress has used this clause to pass laws that affect American businesses on various topics such as civil rights and interstate trucking. International Sources of Law C ountries throughout the world have many sources of law: national constitutions, religious texts, court-created case law, and voterinitiated propositions.

The executive branch is responsible for ensuring that the laws passed by Congress are upheld and followed. Finally, Article III describes the judiciary branch of government, which is responsible for interpreting the laws passed by Congress and adjudicating criminal cases in federal matters and disputes between parties. These initial three Articles form a system of checks and balances, so that one branch is not more powerful than another. No one branch has the sole authority to pass laws, enforce laws, and adjudicate laws.

However, real-world ethics says that there are rare times when a person might have to lie. For example, it might be permissible to lie to save somebody’s life. This does not mean what you have done is right. It means that what you have done is less wrong. If you lie to save a life, you know that the lie is still wrong, but you also know that it is less wrong than saying something that leads to someone’s death. Hammurabi’s Code One of the earliest written set of laws is the Code of Hammurabi, which was carved in stone.

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