Question 1 Before the case goes to the jury, each attorney presents ___________ in which he or she s

Question 1

Before the case goes to the jury, each attorney presents
___________ in which he or she summarizes the evidence for the jury in a manner
most favorable to their case.
a summary discussion
hearsay evidence
voir dire evidence
a closing statement
a closing argument
Question 2
Luis, a highly talented painter,
signs a contract to paint Mina’s home, which is very unique and difficult to
paint. After one day, Luis decides the job is not worth it and leaves. Mina
asks the court to force Luis to paint the house as agreed. Mina is requesting:
injunctive relief
restitution of the contract
remission of the contract
specific performance of the contract
compensatory damages from Luis for failure to fulfill the
contract
Question 3
When damages are awarded for a
violation that involves no actual damages to a person or property, the damages
are called:
punitive damages
trivial damages
nominal damages
equitable damages
compensatory damages

Question 4
A directed verdict and a judgment
as a matter of law are the same thing;
True
False

Question 5
Damages that may be awarded to a
plaintiff because the defendant’s conduct was willful or malicious are called:
punitive damages
exceptional damages
expectancy damages
compensatory damages
injunctive damages

Question 6
Suppose both sides in a suit
agree about certain facts, so they do not need to be proven at trial. To settle
facts about which there is no real dispute, the parties may use:
requests for admissions
expert witness commentary
protective order for documents
sanctions

Question 7
Unlike arbitrators, mediators:
can impose decisions on both parties
cannot impose a decision
cannot help resolve a conflict
cannot create law
cannot bend the rules of arbitration

Question 8
The practice of deciding court
cases by referring to earlier decisions is known as:
statutory decisions
E pluribus unum
Curia Regis
stare decisis
lex mercatoria

Question 9
Contrasted with public law, an
example of private law is:
administrative law
securities regulation
tort law
environmental law

Question 10
Which of the following concerns
legal wrongs committed against the government:
tort law
procedural law
ethical law
private law
criminal law

Question 11
Article I, Section 1 of the U.S.
Constitution:
provides that all power to make laws for the federal
government shall be held by Congress
provides that all power to make laws for the federal
government shall be held by the Supreme Court
provides that all power to make laws for the federal
government shall be held by the Vice President
provides that all power to make laws for state governments
shall be held by senators
provides that all power to make laws for state governments
shall be held by state governors

Question 12
A long-arm statute is a:
federal law to allow regulatory agencies to sue foreign
businesses in federal court
state law that permits its courts to reach beyond state
lines for jurisdiction over non-residents defendants
state law that allows plaintiffs to force defendants to come
to a state for purpose of serving process
federal law that allows escaped felons to be arrested
outside of the United States

Question 13
Territorial jurisdiction can
become an issue if:
the defendant is not a resident of the state in which the
plaintiff wishes to bring the lawsuit
the plaintiff is not a resident of the state in which the
defendant wishes to bring the lawsuit
the court is located outside of the United States
the defendant was not born in the state in which the
plaintiff wishes to bring the lawsuit

Question 14
Original jurisdiction means power
to:
revise or correct proceedings by a lower court
accept a lawsuit, try it, and pass judgment
remove a lawsuit from a court to arbitration
appoint special prosecutors to investigate a case of alleged
abuse
legally create disputes

Question 15
A writ of certiorari directs a
lower court to send up the record of a case for review by the Supreme Court.
True
False

Question 16
As the Supreme Court has
explained, for a state to have jurisdiction over an out-of-state business there
must exist:
“significant business relationshipsâ€
physical contacts
minimum contacts
substantial contacts
Question 17
Federal courts have exclusive
jurisdiction over cases involving:
divorce
adoption
copyrights
all of the other specific choices are correct
Question 18
If property that is located in a
state becomes the subject matter of a lawsuit, the power of a court in that
state to resolve disputes concerning the property is called:
in rem jurisdiction
territorial jurisdiction
in personam jurisdiction
removal jurisdiction
venue
Question 19
A law that creates a class that
suffers a loss of freedom:
is constitutional
is unconstitutional
is allowed under the First Amendment
is not allowed due to the First Amendment
Question 20
Restrictions on misleading
commercial speech are generally constitutional.
True
False
Question 21
One important constitutional
issue resolved in the 1819 case of McCulloch v. Maryland was:
the inferiority of federal law to state law
the superiority of federal law to state law
the superiority of local law to state law
the superiority of international law to federal law
the equality of powers of the states and the federal
government in regulating business
Question 22
The Supreme Court has held that
states may:
never tax the income of businesses
tax the income of businesses so long as they are
“constitutionally rationalâ€
tax all income of businesses only if the business is
headquartered in the state
tax the income of businesses so long as the burden of the state
tax is apportioned fairly
tax the income of businesses that do more that $5 million
(net) worth of business in-state
Question 23
Commercial speech may be
regulated if:
it involves prices of certain things like prescription drugs
it involves prices of illegal goods
it is not truthful
it is truthful
Question 24
The necessary and proper clause
allows Congress to:
legislate on any matter
pass only laws necessary and proper to effectively implement
the Commerce Clause
make all laws necessary and proper to carry out its
constitutional powers
regulate all local, in-state activities
Question 25
The Uniform Division of Income
for Tax Purposes Act uses which of the following factors to divide a company’s
income:
the extent of time employees spend in the state
the type of sales made outside the state
the percentage of a corporation’s nationwide payroll paid to
residents of the state
the number of years employees have worked at the company

 

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