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3 Matching questions

  1. Slander involves the oral communication of defamatory language
  2. The River City Council, the Santa Clara County Board, the Texas state legislature, and the U.S. Congress enact laws. These laws constitute

    a. administrative law.
    b. case law.
    c. stare decisis.
    d. statutory law.
  3. 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.
  1. a D
  2. b TRUE
  3. c A

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. TRUE
  2. FALSE
  3. C
  4. D
  5. B

5 True/False questions

  1. Ann files a suit against Beta Products, Inc. Beta responds that even if Ann's statement of the facts is true, according to the law Beta is not liable. This is

    a. a counterclaim.
    b. a motion for judgment on the pleadings.
    c. a motion for summary judgment.
    d. a motion to dismiss.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powersTRUE


  5. Puffery is fraud.FALSE


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