5 Written questions
2 Matching questions
- To have standing to sue, a party must have been harmed or have been threatened with harm by the action about which he or she complains.
- An ordinary person standard determines whether allegedly negligent con¬duct resulted in a breach of a duty of care.
- a TRUE
- b FALSE
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
Beth is a victim of Carl's violation of a criminal law. Criminal law is con¬cerned with
a. the prosecution of private individuals by other private individuals.
b. the prosecution of public officials by private individuals.
c. the relief available when a person's rights are violated.
d. wrongs committed against the public as a whole. → D
Household Furnishings, Inc., distributes its merchandise on an inter¬state basis. Under the commerce clause, Congress has the power to regulate
a. any commercial activity in the United States.
b. only activities that are in intrastate commerce.
c. only activities that are in local commerce.
d. only activities that are not in commerce. → A
Under the Constitution, the legislative branch of the government
a. administers the laws.
b. enforces the laws.
c. interprets the laws.
d. makes the laws. → FALSE
The case of Able, Inc. v. Baker is heard in a Connecticut court with origi¬nal jurisdiction. The case of Charlie v. Delta, Inc. is heard in a Connecticut court with appellate jurisdiction. The difference be¬tween original and ap¬pellate jurisdiction is whether
a. a case is being heard for the first time.
b. the court is exercising a new type of jurisdiction.
c. the parties' legal arguments are innovative.
d. the subject matter of a case involves new facts. → TRUE
A federal form of government is one in which sovereign power is vested entirely in a central governing authority. → TRUE