5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- The First Amendment protects symbolic speech.
- The case of Able, Inc. v. Baker is heard in a Connecticut court with origi¬nal jurisdiction. The case of Charlie v. Delta, Inc. is heard in a Connecticut court with appellate jurisdiction. The difference be¬tween original and ap¬pellate jurisdiction is whether
a. a case is being heard for the first time.
b. the court is exercising a new type of jurisdiction.
c. the parties' legal arguments are innovative.
d. the subject matter of a case involves new facts.
- 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.
- Puffery is fraud.
- a A
- b TRUE
- c FALSE
- d C
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
Federal administrative agencies specify the powers of Congress. → TRUE
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. → TRUE
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. → TRUE
Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powers → FALSE
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. → D