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5 Matching questions

  1. Conflict of interest
  2. Irresistible impulse test
  3. Mens rea
  4. Partnership
  5. Punitive damages
  1. a Bad intent.
  2. 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.
  3. c Money awarded to a plaintiff in cases of intentional torts in order to punish the defendant and serve as a warning to others.
  4. d The ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from working for opposing sides in a case.
  5. e A business run by two or more persons as co-owners.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. The power of the federal courts to hear matters of federal law.
  3. A request that the court order that certain information not be mentioned in the presence of the jury.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. Central districtWhich district are we in within the federal system?


  2. Pleading in the alternativeThe question that suggests the answer; generally, leading questions may not be asked during direct examination of a witness.


  3. Legal clinicUsually 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.


  4. Minimum contactsA 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.


  5. AffirmWhen a higher court agrees with what a lower court has done.


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