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5 Matching questions

  1. Defamation
  2. Crime
  3. Design defect
  4. Trustee
  5. Leasehold
  1. a an intentional false communication, either published or publicly spoken, that injures another's reputation or good name
  2. b refers to the real property, an estate, that is under the lawful control of a tenant for the term of the lease agreed to with the landlord
  3. c positive or negative act that violates a penal law; it is an offense against a state or the federal government
  4. d a person who has legal title in some property
  5. e whether an injury to users could have been prevented by designing the product differently

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a failure to do something, especially a neglect of duty; leaving something out that may be critical to a decision
  2. a deed that conveys the grantor's complete interest or claim in real property but that does not warrant that the title is valid
  3. any of the joint owners will inherit from another joint tenant what that joint tenant owned in the property when a joint tenant predeceases the other joint tenants
  4. guilty act; the wrongful deed that constitutes the physical component of a crime; usually must be joined with mens rea to establish criminal liability
  5. knowingly; usually meaning that the defendant knew that the act in question was illegal

5 True/False questions

  1. Joint and several liabilityfrom a 1966 Supreme Court case, the doctrine that a criminal suspect in police custody must be informed of certain constitutional rights before interrogation. The suspect must be advised of the right to remain silent, the right to have an attorney present during question and the right to have an attorney appointed if he cannot afford one. If not advised of these rights, evidence obtained from the suspect during the interrogation cannot be used


  2. Leasean agreement, usually a contract, that gives the right to a party to take exclusive possession of property for a specific time for a certain payment. This normally creates a landlord and tenant relationship


  3. Affirmative defensegenerally, a legal excuse for the use of force to resist an attack on one's person or to defend another person who is under attack or property that is under attack


  4. Negligencein tort law, the ability to act contrary to another's legal right without that party having legal redress for the consequences of that act; usually raised as a defense


  5. Reasonable personfor failing to inspect or test the materials, for below-normal-quality workmanship, or for failing to discover possible defects


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