5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Conflict of interest
- Irresistible impulse test
- Mens rea
- Punitive damages
- a Bad intent.
- b A test that provides that the defendant is not guilty due to insanity if, at the time of the killing, the defendant could not control his or her actions.
- c Money awarded to a plaintiff in cases of intentional torts in order to punish the defendant and serve as a warning to others.
- d The ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from working for opposing sides in a case.
- e A business run by two or more persons as co-owners.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The defense's request that the court find the prosecution failed to meet its burden and that it remove the case from the jury by finding the defendant not guilty.
- The power of the federal courts to hear matters of federal law.
- A request that the court order that certain information not be mentioned in the presence of the jury.
- A nonlawyer who provides legal services directly to the public without being under the supervision of an attorney. Absent a statute allowing this activity, it constitutes the unauthorized practice of law.
- A professional entity in which the stockholders share in the organization's profits but have their liabilities limited to the amount of their investment.
5 True/False questions
Central district → Which district are we in within the federal system?
Pleading in the alternative → The question that suggests the answer; generally, leading questions may not be asked during direct examination of a witness.
Legal clinic → Usually organized as either a partnership or a professional corporation, law clinics provide low-cost legal services on routine matters by stessing low overhead and high volume.
Minimum contacts → A constitutional fairness requirement that a defendant have at least a certain minimum level of contact with a state before the state courts can have jurisdiction over the defendant.
Affirm → When a higher court agrees with what a lower court has done.