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5 Matching questions

  1. Arraignment
  2. Intentional Torts
  3. Economic espionage
  4. Reasonable person
  5. Misdemeanors
  1. a are those acts that someone "intended" to occur and proof thereof is made by examining all factors that existed before, at the time of and after the incident took place - these factors help prove intent
  2. b when commercial trade secrets are stolen for use by a competitor; this is specifically in violation of federal law
  3. c the standard which one must observe to avoid liability for negligence; often includes the duty to foresee harm that could result from certain actions
  4. d initial step in a criminal prosecution; the defendant is brought before the court to hear the charges and enter a plea
  5. e a lesser crime that is neither a felony nor treason, punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment in other than state or federal penitentiaries

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a pattern of illegal activity that is part of an operation owned or controlled by those engaged in the illegal activity
  2. in tort law, a rule that when an activity involves a risk of serious harm, strict liability will be imposed when any harm is caused to other persons or property
  3. a defense to negligence whereby the plaintiff's damages are reduced by the proportion his fault bears to the total injury he has suffered
  4. an act of fraud using the Postal Service, as in making false representations through the mail to exploit another party
  5. the manner in which the government can control land use for the health, safety and welfare of its citizens. Example is found in zoning laws.

5 True/False questions

  1. Crimes are prosecuted byby an Indictment which comes out of a Grand Jury hearing where only the prosecutor is present and giving evidence of a crime for which the government seeks an Indictment.


  2. Negligenceknowingly; usually meaning that the defendant knew that the act in question was illegal


  3. Res ipsa loguiturthe thing speaks for itself; given the facts presented, it is clear that the defendant's actions were negligent and were the proximate cause of the injury incurred


  4. Prima Faciein tort law, the action of the defendant that produces the plaintiff's injuries, without which the injury or damage in question would not have existed


  5. White-collar crimesproving each "element" of the specific legal matter