5 Written questions
3 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.
- Hawaii enacts a state law that violates the U.S. Constitution. This law can be enforced by
a. no one.
b. the federal government only.
c. the state of Hawaii only.
d. the United States Supreme Court only.
- A person may commit an intentional tort if he or she acts knowing with substantial certainty that certain consequences will result.
- a D
- b A
- c TRUE
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
An ordinary person standard determines whether allegedly negligent con¬duct resulted in a breach of a duty of care. → 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
Dale hears Ed falsely accuse Flo of stealing from Great Warehouse, Inc., their employer. Ed's statement is defamatory
a. because Dale heard it.
b. only if Ed made the statement loudly.
c. only if Ed's statement is also published in the Dispatch, a local paper.
d. only if Flo suffers emotional distress. → A
Puffery is fraud. → FALSE
Dian, a U.S. citizen, is the owner of Eagle, Inc. The Bill of Rights embod¬ies a series of protections for Dian against various types of interference by
a. business entities only.
b. private individuals only.
c. the government only.
d. business entities, private individuals, and the government. → TRUE