5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Dian, a U.S. citizen, is the owner of Eagle, Inc. The Bill of Rights embod¬ies a series of protections for Dian against various types of interference by
a. business entities only.
b. private individuals only.
c. the government only.
d. business entities, private individuals, and the government.
- Amber pushes Brad into the path of an oncoming car driven by Carol. Don tries to rescue Brad, but the car hits both of them. Amber is liable for the injuries of
a. Brad and Don.
b. Brad only.
c. Don only.
d. neither Brad nor Don.
- The River City Council, the Santa Clara County Board, the Texas state legislature, and the U.S. Congress enact laws. These laws constitute
a. administrative law.
b. case law.
c. stare decisis.
d. statutory law.
- A state law that conflicts with the U.S. Constitution will be deemed unconstitutional.
- a TRUE
- b A
- c D
- d C
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
A federal form of government is one in which sovereign power is vested entirely in a central governing authority. → TRUE
Ann believes that Burt is about to hit her. To prevent harmful contact in this situation, Ann may use
a. any force.
b. any force, except force that is likely to cause death.
c. force that is reasonably necessary.
d. no force. → TRUE
The First Amendment protects symbolic speech. → TRUE
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. → FALSE
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. → TRUE