B. Cross-examination D. Re-examination Scenario for Questions11–12
Sam, a process server in New York City, serves initiallawsuit papers on Tom by handing them to Tom’s 15-year-old son,Jamie. The action is being brought in state court.
11. What pleadings were served?
A. Motion and Order B. Summons and Complaint C. Request forProduction of Documents D. Complaint and Answer
12. How will the defendant most likely respond to thesepleadings?
A. The defendant will file a Motion for Summary Judgment. B.The defendant will submit the information requested and ask thejury to rule in its favor. C. The defendant will file an Answer ora Demurrer/Motion to Dismiss. D. The defendant will file an Answeror a discovery request.
13. Using a deadly weapon to threaten another person is knownas A. battery. C. coercion.
B. assault. D. conversion. 14. Most pleadings begin with aspecial heading, known as a/an
A. verification. C. caption. B. docket. D. ad damnumclause.
15. The process through which a neutral third party attemptsto persuade opposing parties to settle their differences throughcompromise is known as
A. mediation. C. settlement. B. arbitration. D. summaryjudgment.
Scenario for Questions 16–18
At a high school soccer game, Ian’s team beats Calvin’s teamin overtime. Ian taunts Calvin by jumping in front of him with thevictor’s trophy and yelling obnoxiously. Calvin knocks Ian down,causing him to receive a concussion. Then Calvin throws the soccerball into Ian’s stomach.
16. What crime may Calvin be charged with and why?
A. Calvin may be charged with battery. Calvin acted withforce and intentionally inflicted harm on Ian without Ian’sconsent.
B. Calvin may be charged with assault. Calvin acted withforce and intentionally inflicted harm on Ian without Ian’sconsent.
C. Calvin may be charged with tortious conduct. Calvin actedwith malice aforethought and harmed Ian.
D.Calvinmaybechargedwithcorpusdelicti.Calvinknewwithsubstantialcertaintythatknocking Ian down would cause him harm.
17. Who will bring the criminal action?
A. Ian’s high school principal B. Ian C. Ian’s parents D.TheProsecutor
18. Does Ian have any civil cause of action against Calvin,and if so, what type of action?
A. No B. Yes, Ian can bring a civil assault and batteryaction against Calvin as well for any
injuries he suffers. C. Yes, I