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  1. Privity
  2. White-collar crimes
  3. Tenancy in common
  4. Substantial factor test
  5. Grand jury
  1. a a body of people, often 23, who are chosen to sit periodically for at least a month and as long as a year to decide whether to issue indictments. If the evidence presented by the prosecutor is sufficient, an indictment will issue. The jury may screen possible charges and may participate in an investigation that may lead to an indictment
  2. b an ownership interest in which each tenant (owner) has an undivided interest in property. More than one party owns the property in joint possession, but there are separate titles so that when an owner dies, her interest passes to her heirs
  3. c a legal relationship between parties
  4. d a standard adopted in several states in place of proximate clause; jury may hold a defendant liable in tort if it finds that defendant's conduct was a major cause of the injury in question
  5. e nonviolent crimes committed by corporations or individuals; embezzlement, bribery, fraud, and violations of federal and state laws regulating business

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. requires proof of some form of physical symptom that manifested itself from the emotional trauma
  3. a deed by which the grantor promises to defend the title against only those claims and demands of the grantor and those claiming through the grantor
  4. a wrong committed upon the person or property of another, where the actor is expressly or impliedly judged to have intended to commit the act that led to the injury
  5. proving each "element" of the specific legal matter

5 True/False questions

  1. Eminent domainthe power to take private property for public use without the consent of the owner

          

  2. Join tenancyowners of estates in land can make agreements that bind their successors

          

  3. Wire fraudfraud involving the use of electronic communications

          

  4. Product liabilitydoctrine resolved this by holding manufacturers liable to consumers injured by defective products regardless of whether the manufacturer exercised all reasonable care or not

          

  5. Probable causethe legal standard required to: obtain a search or arrest warrant; to make an arrest if a crime was committed before an officer of the law; and, to bind someone over for trial at a preliminary hearing on the charge(s).