5 Written questions
2 Matching questions
- The state governments retain all powers not specifically delegated to the federal government.
- The case of Able, Inc. v. Baker is heard in a Connecticut court with origi¬nal jurisdiction. The case of Charlie v. Delta, Inc. is heard in a Connecticut court with appellate jurisdiction. The difference be¬tween original and ap¬pellate jurisdiction is whether
a. a case is being heard for the first time.
b. the court is exercising a new type of jurisdiction.
c. the parties' legal arguments are innovative.
d. the subject matter of a case involves new facts.
- a TRUE
- b A
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False 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. → C
Lon trespasses on Mega Corporation's property. Through the use of rea¬son¬able force, Mega's security guard Ned detains Lon until the police ar¬rive. Mega is liable for
a. assault and battery.
b. false imprisonment.
c. intentional infliction of emotional distress.
d. none of the above. → A
Tom files a suit against the state of Utah, claiming that a Utah state law violates the commerce clause. The court will agree if the statute
a. imposes a substantial burden on interstate commerce.
b. promotes the public order, health, safety, morals, or general welfare.
c. regulates activities within Utah's borders.
d. regulates private activities. → A
A federal form of government is one in which sovereign power is vested entirely in a central governing authority. → FALSE
In a suit against Kathy, Lon obtains specific performance. This is
a. an equitable remedy and a remedy at law.
b. an equitable remedy only.
c. a remedy at law only.
d. not a remedy. → A