Common law and civil law?

What are some examples of common law and civil law? What does marriage fall under?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Common law is judge or court made law. This is tort law and lots of contract law. Civil law is the laws that are made in the legislature and signed by the executive governing figure (president, governor, etc...). Marriage usually falls under civil law, because there are statutes that say who can and cannot get married, when, how, etc...

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  • ocain
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    How I desire there became a straightforward regulation the following in our captivating usa. The politicians are making hay as diverse rules are being spoke of for each community! contained in the eyes of of God each human is equivalent. Then why diverse rules for each individuals?

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