5 Written questions
3 Matching questions
- Under the Constitution, the legislative branch of the government
a. administers the laws.
b. enforces the laws.
c. interprets the laws.
d. makes the laws.
- Household Furnishings, Inc., distributes its merchandise on an inter¬state basis. Under the commerce clause, Congress has the power to regulate
a. any commercial activity in the United States.
b. only activities that are in intrastate commerce.
c. only activities that are in local commerce.
d. only activities that are not in commerce.
- A long arm statute permits a court to exercise jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant.
- a D
- b TRUE
- c A
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
Dale hears Ed falsely accuse Flo of stealing from Great Warehouse, Inc., their employer. Ed's statement is defamatory
a. because Dale heard it.
b. only if Ed made the statement loudly.
c. only if Ed's statement is also published in the Dispatch, a local paper.
d. only if Flo suffers emotional distress. → TRUE
Beth is a victim of Carl's violation of a criminal law. Criminal law is con¬cerned with
a. the prosecution of private individuals by other private individuals.
b. the prosecution of public officials by private individuals.
c. the relief available when a person's rights are violated.
d. wrongs committed against the public as a whole. → A
Under the Constitution, the judicial branch enforces the laws. → TRUE
A state law that conflicts with the U.S. Constitution will be deemed unconstitutional. → TRUE
Common law is a term for the law that is known to most of us. → TRUE