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5 Matching questions

  1. Libel
  2. Trespass to Chattels
  3. Common Law Arson
  4. Qualified Defense (Defamation)
  5. Self-Defense
  1. a Permanent defamation, that has a higher damage claim than slander
  2. b One may use both deadly or non-deadly force or under the circumstance where force is necessary
  3. c The media must exercise reasonable care or due diligence in their findings with the source in order to have a viable defense
  4. d The intentional taking or possessing of personal property of another without their consent or privilege
    -The property is not what it once was when returned
  5. e The malicious burning of the dwelling house of another

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The intentional harmful or offensive touching to plaintiff or plaintiff's person/property
  2. The intentional misrepresentation of fact known to be false by the wrongdoer for purposes of inducing action or inaction and causes the action or inaction
  3. 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
  4. The defendant is trying to protect themselves, with paid monetary compensation
  5. I: Is this a viable case of product liability, in terms of a warning defect?
    R: Where a seller, manufacturer, or retailer places a defective product in the stream of commerce, the user, consumer, or bystander may have a successful lawsuit under a product liability suit
    A: The warning label was inadequate
    C: Levine's claim stood

5 True/False questions

  1. InfancyAges 0-7: Not guilty
    Ages 7-14: (Arguable) presumption of guilt
    Ages 14+: Guilty


  2. Miranda v. ArizonaI: Should Miranda be convicted on the basis of his confession?
    R: If a person in custody is to be subjected to interrogation, he must first be informed in clear and unequivocal terms that he has the right to remain silent
    A: Since Miranda was not informed of his rights, his confession should not be considered evidence
    C: The US Supreme Court held that Miranda could not be convicted of the crime on the basis of his confession, since it was inadmissible evidence


  3. Ausley v. BishopI: Was the motion for summary judgement valid? (Bishop charging Ausley with slander)
    R:In order the establish or prove a summary judgment motion, there must be no genuine issue of material fact, and the evidence has been viewed in the light most favorable to the non-moving party
    A: The plaintiff (Ausley) admitted that he made statements that discredited the defendant in his trade such as telling future clients that Bishop had engaged in unethical conduct
    C: The Court of Appeals reversed the grant for summary judgment, since Bishop had evidence of slander against Ausley


  4. Defense of OthersOne may use both deadly or non-deadly force where the other was also privileged to use the same amount of force, protecting the victim, not the wrongdoer


  5. Defense for Product LiabilityWhere one misuses or alters the product


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