5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Punitive damages
- Clearly erroneous
- a A repeat offender; one who continues to commit more crimes.
- b When an appellate court sends a case back to the trial court for a new trial or other action.
- 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 failure to act reasonably under the circumstances.
- e Standard used by appellate courts when reviewing a trail court's findings of fact.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A set charge for a specific service, such as drafting a simple will.
- A person who assists an attorney and, working under the attorney's supervision, does tasks that, absent the paralegal, the attorney would do. A paralegal cannot give advice or appear in court.
- The delivery of a pleading or other paper in a lawsuit to the opposing party.
- Bad act.
- A court where a permanent record is kept of the testimony, lawyers' remarks, and judges' rulings.
5 True/False questions
Derogation of the common law → Used to describe legislation that changes the common law.
Tort law → Rules of conduct promulgated and enforced by the government.
Cross-claim → A claim by one defendant against another defendant or by one plaintiff against another plaintiff.
Warrant → A court's prior permission for the police to search and seize.
Direct examination → The questioning of your own witness.