4 Written questions
5 Matching 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.
- Ilsa files a suit against Jack. The document that sets out the ground for the court's jurisdiction, the basis of Ilsa's case, and the relief that Ilsa seeks is
a. the answer.
b. the complaint.
c. the service of process.
d. the summons.
- Best Sales Corporation regularly advertises its products. Under the First Amendment, these ads and other commercial speech are given
a. less protection than noncommercial speech.
b. more protection than noncommercial speech.
c. no protection.
d. the same protection as noncommercial speech.
- Leo, a resident of Missouri, owns a warehouse in Nebraska. A dispute arises over the ownership of the warehouse with Opal, a resident of Kansas. Opal files a suit against Leo in Nebraska. Regarding this suit, Nebraska has
a. diversity jurisdiction.
b. in personam jurisdiction.
c. in rem jurisdiction.
d. no jurisdiction.
- A state law that conflicts with the U.S. Constitution will be deemed unconstitutional.
- a A
- b C
- c B
- d D
- e TRUE
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
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. → TRUE
Puffery is fraud. → FALSE
Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powers → FALSE
Jill is an appellate court judge. In this capacity, Jill establishes a rule of law. Under the doctrine of stare decisis, the principle must be adhered to by
a. all courts.
b. courts of lower rank only.
c. that court and courts of lower rank.
d. that court only. → C
Tom files a suit against the state of Utah, claiming that a Utah state law violates the commerce clause. The court will agree if the statute
a. imposes a substantial burden on interstate commerce.
b. promotes the public order, health, safety, morals, or general welfare.
c. regulates activities within Utah's borders.
d. regulates private activities. → A