Statutory law

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Statutory law - Laws promulgated by Congress and state legislatures. (See case law and common law.)
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Statutory law is written law (as opposed to oral or customary law) set down by a legislature or other governing authority such as the executive branch of government in response to a perceived need to clarify the functioning of government, improve civil order, answer a public need, ...

Statutory law - Laws promulgated by Congress and state legislatures. (See case law and common law.)
Statutory research - Research of legislation enacted by a state or the United States.
Stay - A court order halting a judicial proceeding.

Statutory Law: Law enacted by the legislative branch of government, as distinguished from case law or common law.
Stay: Court-ordered suspension of a judicial proceeding.

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Statute Of Frauds
1 often cap S&F a : a state law modeled on the English Statute of Frauds or dealing with the enforcement and requirements of agreements in particular circumstances see also Statute of Frauds in ...
Statute Of Limitation
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(See statutory law.)
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A statutory requirement that certain contracts must be in writing.
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& This term is used to distinguish a claim that is grounded in Common Law from a claim that is grounded in Statutory law. A Common Law Claim is based on decisions made by the Judiciary (judges in courts of law).

We also learned previously that criminal law derives from statutory law rather than common law (i.e., legislative-made law rather than judge-made law, see chapter 5 at 5.2 and 5.4, respectively).

These interpretations are distinguished from "statutory law," which is the statutes and codes (laws) enacted by legislative bodies; "regulatory law," which is regulations required by agencies based on statutes.

Wrongful Death Statute: Statutory law that provides the means for the representative of a decedent to bring suit alleging that the decedent's death was caused by someone's willful or negligent act and to seek compensation for monetary loss suffered because of the decedent's death.

"Law" includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law.
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See also child support order, duty of support, income-withholding order, initiating state, responding state, state ...

occupy the field
v. to preempt (monopolize) an area of statutory law by a higher a...
of counsel
adj. reference to an attorney who is not actively involved in the...

Bill, Amendatory
A bill that proposes changes to existing statutory law. The law to be changed by a bill is referred to in a Section's introductory clause.

Law enacted by legislative branch of government. Also called statutory law. Compare common law.
statute of limitations
Timeframe within which a lawsuit must be brought or an individual charged with a crime. Differs for different types of cases/crimes or in different states. ...

CASE LAW - Also known as Common Law. The law created by judges when deciding individual disputes or cases. Non-statutory law.

Statute: Legislative enactment; it may be a single act of a legislature or a body of acts which are collected and arranged for a session of a legislature. (See statutory law.) ...

Intestate - Dying without leaving a will, which means that the decedentís property passes to his/her beneficiaries according to statutory law.
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"statutory damages Damages required by statutory law. For example, in many states if a landlord doesn't return a tenant's security deposit in a timely fashion or give a reason why it is being withheld, ...

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