5 Written Questions
4 Matching Questions
- A written defamatory statement must be communicated to a third party to be actionable.
- 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.
- Ann believes that Burt is about to hit her. To prevent harmful contact in this situation, Ann may use
a. any force.
b. any force, except force that is likely to cause death.
c. force that is reasonably necessary.
d. no force.
- Puffery is fraud.
- a TRUE
- b FALSE
- c D
- d C
5 Multiple Choice Questions
5 True/False Questions
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. → D
A person may commit an intentional tort if he or she acts knowing with substantial certainty that certain consequences will result. → TRUE
Slander involves the oral communication of defamatory language → FALSE
A long arm statute permits a court to exercise jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant. → TRUE
Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powers → TRUE