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BLAW 3201 Chapter 1 Quiz
Mindtap Chapter 1 Quiz
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A law is:
a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state.
Which of the following is a function of the law in the United States?
Maintain stability while simultaneously permitting change.
Which of the following is a remedy that can only be obtained from a court acting in its powers of equity?
Which one of the following is true of a suit brought under civil law?
The purpose is to compensate the injured party.
Sources of state law include all but which of the following?
Hearings before Congress.
Like the President of the United States, the governor of most states has the authority to issue laws, which are called:
An example of criminal law is:
a murder conviction.
The remedies available to a judge of an equity court include all of the following except:
The type of law that is an agreement between or among independent nations is:
In general terms, the person who is sued in a civil lawsuit is the:
Four sources of law in the U.S. legal system are:
constitutional law, judicial law, legislative law, and administrative law.
The party who appeals a case to a higher court is the:
A decision of one of the U.S. District courts would be recorded in the:
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