Consist of constitutions with their ammendments and statues printed in state code and the United States Code.
Concerned with the multitude of administrative agencies, such as the Federal Trade Commission and the National Labor Relations Board
written law (as opposed to oral or customary law) set down by a legislature (as opposed to regulatory law promulgated by the executive or common law of the judiciary) or by a legislator (in the case of an absolute monarchy).Statutes may originate with national, state legislatures or local municipalities. Statutory laws are subordinate to the higher constitutional laws of the land.
Law originating from use and custom rather than from written statutes.
concerned with wrongs committed against the public as a whole-a violation against the state
purpose-punishment (incarceration or fines)
burden of proof-beyond a reasonable doubt-about erasing reasonable doubt (toughest standard)
laws, written or unwritten, that specify the duties that exist between and among people, as opposed to criminal matters; or (2) codified or statutory law, used in many Western European countries and Japan, as distinguished from the common or judge-made law used in the United Kingdom and the United States.