5 Written questions
3 Matching questions
- Common law is a term for the law that is known to most of us.
- Net Corporation files a suit against Omega, Inc., alleging that Omega breached a contract to sell Net a computer system for $100,000. Net is
a. the appellant.
b. the appellee.
c. the defendant.
d. the plaintiff.
- 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 FALSE
- b D
- c C
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
Jim files a suit against Kay. Before going to trial, the parties meet, with their attorneys to represent them, to present their dispute to a third party who is not a judge but who renders a legally binding decision. This is
d. negotiation. → B
Under the Constitution, the judicial branch enforces the laws. → FALSE
Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powers → TRUE
A federal form of government is one in which sovereign power is vested entirely in a central governing authority. → TRUE
The state governments retain all powers not specifically delegated to the federal government. → FALSE