5 Written questions
3 Matching questions
- Jill is an appellate court judge. In this capacity, Jill establishes a rule of law. Under the doctrine of stare decisis, the principle must be adhered to by
a. all courts.
b. courts of lower rank only.
c. that court and courts of lower rank.
d. that court only.
- Federal administrative agencies specify the powers of Congress.
- Jim files a suit against Kay. Before going to trial, the parties meet, with their attorneys to represent them, to present their dispute to a third party who is not a judge but who renders a legally binding decision. This is
- a C
- b A
- c FALSE
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
Common law is a term for the law that is known to most of us. → FALSE
Ann files a suit against Beta Products, Inc. Beta responds that even if Ann's statement of the facts is true, according to the law Beta is not liable. This is
a. a counterclaim.
b. a motion for judgment on the pleadings.
c. a motion for summary judgment.
d. a motion to dismiss. → A
The state governments retain all powers not specifically delegated to the federal government. → TRUE
Local governments, including cities, can exercise police powers → TRUE
Slander involves the oral communication of defamatory language → FALSE