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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Actual malice
  2. Caveat emptor
  3. Cause in fact
  4. White-collar crimes
  5. Miranda rights
  1. a an act or omission without which an event would not have occurred; the injury to a person would not have happened but for the conduct of the wrongdoer
  2. b nonviolent crimes committed by corporations or individuals; embezzlement, bribery, fraud, and violations of federal and state laws regulating business
  3. c let the buyer beware; requires that the buyer examine, judge, and test the product for himself
  4. d from a 1966 Supreme Court case, the doctrine that a criminal suspect in police custody must be informed of certain constitutional rights before interrogation. The suspect must be advised of the right to remain silent, the right to have an attorney present during question and the right to have an attorney appointed if he cannot afford one. If not advised of these rights, evidence obtained from the suspect during the interrogation cannot be used
  5. e the intentional doing of a wrongful act, without a legal excuse, with the intend to inflict injury

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. when commercial trade secrets are stolen for use by a competitor; this is specifically in violation of federal law
  2. 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
  3. the result of action or inaction is transferred to the actual victim. A swings his fist at B (intending to strike B0 but B ducks and A hits C, C is the victim and the intent to strike B is transferred to C so C can recover damages.
  4. a conveyance of realty; a writing signed by a grantor, whereby title to realty is transferred from one to another
  5. Total and complete ownership of realty (regardless of a lien(s) against the property existing, such as a mortgage). It is the highest and best form of property ownership.

5 True/False questions

  1. Causationthe causing or producing of an effect; in laws, something that may be related to legal consequences


  2. Proof of a crime must be proventhe relationship exists between contracting parties


  3. Real propertyland, the products of land and property that cannot be moved


  4. Liensa claim or encumbrance on property for payment of some debt, obligation, or duty. Qualified right that a creditor has in or over specific property of a debtor as security for the debt or for performance of some act


  5. Affirmative defensegenerally, a legal excuse for the use of force to resist an attack on one's person or to defend another person who is under attack or property that is under attack