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5 Matching questions

  1. Federal question jurisdiction
  2. Personal property
  3. Irresistible impulse test
  4. Writ of habeas corpus
  5. Intentional tort
  1. a A request that the court release the defendant because of the illegality of the incarceration.
  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 A tort committed by one who intends to do the act that creates the harm.
  4. d All property that is not real property.
  5. e The power of the federal courts to hear matters of federal law.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Without the need for a warrant, the police may seize objects that are openly visible.
  2. Not susceptible to a precise definition; a belief based on specific facts that a crime has been or is about to be committed; more than reasonable suspicion.
  3. The principle that courts cannot decide abstract issues or render advisory opinions; rather, they are limited to deciding cases that involve litigants who are personally affected by the court's decision.
  4. A national association of paralegal associations.
  5. Simultaneously representing adverse clients.

5 True/False questions

  1. PleadingsMonetary compensation, including compensatory, punitive, and nominal damages.


  2. ReverseThe delivery of a pleading or other paper in a lawsuit to the opposing party.


  3. Legal technicianA 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.


  4. Stare decisisThe 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. Substantial capacity testPart of the Model Penal Code; a test that provides that the defendant is not guilty due to insanity if, at the time of the killing, the defendant lacked either the ability to understand that the act was wrong or the ability to control the behavior.


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