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Juducial oversight is the power of the courts to review and invalidate legislation that violates the constitution
Crimes such as murder and rape, which are recognized as heinous in all civilizations, are examples of malum prohibitum crimes
Damages for a pain and suffering from a personal injury are classified as a non-economic damages are often difficult to calculate
One function of the constitution is to protect individual rights by limiting the role of the government
A "no true bill" from a grand jury means there is insufficient evidence to bring an accused to trial
Grace has a valid contract with Al to buy a desk owned by James Madison. AL now refuses to go through the sale. Because the item is unique, Grace can seek a decree of specific performance to enforce the contract
Arizona cannot have different standards for admitting in-state and out-of-state residents to the practice of medicine because of the Full Faith and Credit Clause
Alan was convicted in a criminal trial of assaulting Ben. Ben cannot now sue Alan in tort for personal injuries because Alan is protected against double jeopardy
Manufactures may be subject to product liability suits based on negligence if the manufacturers fail to provide adequate instructions for the use of the product
Not knowing you are on the land of another person is a complete defense to charges of trespass to land
Sid and Carrie were found liable in joint and several liability for $200,000 in damages to Nancy's property. This means the maximum amount of the award Sid will have to pay is $100,000
Contracts formed by the conduct of parties rather than expressed in words are implied-in-law contracts
If a person claimed a law was denying him employment opportunities based on gender, the Court would review the law under the rational basis test
A surgeon is held to a higher standard of care in performing an operation than a general practitioner would be performing the same operation
Defamation is the first element that must be proved in a suit for the invasion of the right to privacy
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