5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Writ of execution
- Court of record
- Limited jurisdiction
- a A court's power to hear only specialized cases.
- b Being informed of some act done or about to be done.
- c A court order authorizing a sheriff to take property in order to enforce a judgment.
- d A reason for invalidating a statute where it covers both protected and criminal activity.
- e A court where a permanent record is kept of the testimony, lawyers' remarks, and judges' rulings.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Federal and state rules that regulate how criminal proceedings are conducted.
- An opinion in which a majority of the court joins.
- The application of legal rules to a client's specific factual situation; also known as legal analysis.
- A law enacted by a state legislature or by Congress.
- A defendant's personal promise to appear in court.
5 True/False Questions
Pretrial conference → Land and objects permanently attached to land.
Counterclaim → In a complaint, one cause of action.
Bench trial → A trial conducted without a jury.
Mistrial → A trial ended by the judge because of a major problem, such as a prejudicial statement by one of the attorneys.
Contingency fee → Attorney compensation as a precentage of the amount recovered rather than a flat amount of money or an hourly fee.