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5 Matching questions

  1. No-knock warrant
  2. Service
  3. American Bar Association (ABA)
  4. Writ of execution
  5. Cause of action
  1. a A warrant that allows the police to enter without announcing their presence in advance.
  2. b A claim that based on the law and the facts is sufficient to support a lawsuit. If the plaintiff does not state a valid cause of action in the complaint, the court will dismiss it.
  3. c The delivery of a pleading or other paper in a lawsuit to the opposing party.
  4. d A court order authorizing a sheriff to take property in order to enforce a judgment.
  5. e www.abanet.org A national voluntary organization of lawyers.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A computerized database that contains the full text of documents, such as court opinions or depositions.
  2. Monetary compensation, including compensatory, punitive, and nominal damages.
  3. An affidavit signed by the client indicating that he or she has read the complaint and that its contents are correct.
  4. The doctrine stating that normally once a court has decided one way on a particular issue, it and other courts in the same jurisdiction will decide the same way on that issue in future cases given similar facts unless they can be convinced of the need for change.
  5. A decision is reversed when an appellate court overturns or negates the decision of a lower court.

5 True/False questions

  1. CertifiedThe status of having received a certificate documenting that the person has successfully completed an educational program.

          

  2. Successive conflict of interestThe ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from working for opposing sides in a case.

          

  3. Cross-examinationA claim by one defendant against another defendant or by one plaintiff against another plaintiff.

          

  4. Legal services officesThe process of finding the law.

          

  5. Inculpatory evidenceStandard used by appellate courts when reviewing a trail court's findings of fact.

          

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