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Business Law Test 2 True False

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Juducial oversight is the power of the courts to review and invalidate legislation that violates the constitution
True
Crimes such as murder and rape, which are recognized as heinous in all civilizations, are examples of malum prohibitum crimes
False
The greater the risk in a situation, the higher the duty of care
True
Quasi-contract is another term for an implied-in-fact contract
False
Damages for a pain and suffering from a personal injury are classified as a non-economic damages are often difficult to calculate
True
One function of the constitution is to protect individual rights by limiting the role of the government
True
A "no true bill" from a grand jury means there is insufficient evidence to bring an accused to trial
True
Damages that involve only a very small monetary award are called liquidated damages
False
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
True
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
False
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
False
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
True
Not knowing you are on the land of another person is a complete defense to charges of trespass to land
False
The First Amendment is interpreted to include political free speech for corporations
True
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
False
Contracts formed by the conduct of parties rather than expressed in words are implied-in-law contracts
True
A wronful act is either a tort or a crime, it cannot be both
False
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
False
Crimes are classified as a strict liability crime when specified intent is required
False
Contracts in which both sides have completely performed their duties are executory
False
A surgeon is held to a higher standard of care in performing an operation than a general practitioner would be performing the same operation
True
Defamation is the first element that must be proved in a suit for the invasion of the right to privacy
False
Assumption of the risk is an element of negligence the plaintiff must prove
True
The function of the grand jury is to decide the guilt or innocence of a criminal defendant
False
In contributory fault states, if the plaintiff was responsible for 20% of his own injuries, he will still be able to collect the other 80% from the negligent defendant
False