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5 Matching Questions

  1. Mens Rea
  2. Conversion
  3. Forgery
  4. Comparative Negligence
  5. Friends of the Earth v. CCPC
  1. a I: Does FOE have standing to bring a suit against La Gloria?
    R: To demonstrate that FOE's members have a standing, FOE must show that the injury is "fairly traceable" to the defendant's actions
    A: FOE offered no competent evidence that La Gloria's discharges made their way to Lake Palestine - they were only relying on the fact that water flows downstream
    C: The US Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's decision that FOE lacked standing
  2. b Guilty state of mind
  3. c Both parties are at fault to a certain extent
  4. d The dominion and control of the personal property of another
  5. e Forge on a legal document (token chase), such as contracts, checks, etc.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Willingly knowing you're drinking or taking drugs
  2. 1. Preponderance of evidence
    2. Clear and convincing evidence
  3. A mutually agreed upon 3rd person, an arbitrator, makes a binding decision of the case - no appeal is allowed
  4. 1. Diversity of citizenship: reside in different states - minimum contacts, nexus
    2. Amount in controversy is over $75,000
  5. I: Should the evidence found on Herring be excluded, because the arrest was illegal (no warrant for arrest)
    R: Evidence should be suppressed only if it can be said that the law enforcement officer had knowledge, or may properly be charged with knowledge, that the search was unconstitutional under the 4th amendment
    A: The officers arrested Herring under the belief that there was a warrant for him; they didn't know that the warrant was recalled so the evidence doesn't have to be suppressed
    C: US Supreme Court affirmed the lower court's decision

5 True/False Questions

  1. Expressed ConsentThrough gestures, not directly said or written


  2. Common Law KidnappingThe trespatory taking of a person


  3. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress1. Necessity
    2. Self-defense
    3. Defense of others
    4. Defense of property
    5. Consent
    6. Shopkeeper's Privilege


  4. 14th Amendment1. Equal protection clause
    2. Prohibits discrimination of age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, etc.


  5. AssaultThe intentional placing one in reasonable apprehension of an immediate harmful or offensive touching


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