Quizzes 1-14

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1. Rules and regulations adopted by federal administrative agencies are compiled in the code of federal regulations True
2. Congress can only pass legislation that falls within the limits set up by the U.S. Constitution True
3. MaxiMart, Inc, is a discount retailer. MaxiMart’s customer service employees are on strike. Sixty of the workers block the entrances to one of MaxMart’s stores. To get them away from the doors. MaxiMart should seek An injunction

4. The stability and predictability of the law is essential to business activities True
5. Courts do not depart from precedents
6. Deductive reasoning involves a main premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion True
7. If a provision in the Florida state constitution conflicts with a provision in the U.S. Constitution The U.S. Constitution takes precedence
8. Whether a law is constitutional depends on its source False
9. In a suit against Corbin, Donatella obtains damages. This is A payment of money or property as compensation
10. State decisis is a doctrine obligating judges to help persons who have failed to protect their own rights False
11. Most state trial court decisions are not published
12. Common law is a term for the law that is common throughout the world False
13. A federal statute regulates an employment practice. To resolve a dispute concerning the practice, Paula, a Judge, will most likely apply The statute
14. Quinn is a state court judge. In the case of Royal Banners, Inc. v. Superior Flags Co., Quinn establishes a logical relationship by comparing the facts in the case to the facts in other cases and, to the extend the facts are similar, applies the same rule. This is Reasoning by analogy

15. At a prison in Ohio, inmate Steve recruits other inmates to play Towers & Trolls, a potentially violent, fantasy, role-playing game. Ryan, the prison’s warden, confiscates the game materials and bands its play at the prison. Under the principles discussed in “A sample Case,” Singer v. Raemisch, Ryan most likely acted Reasonable in the circumstances and under the law

16. Linear reasoning proceeds from one point to another with the focal point being the conclusion True
17. Law is a body of enforceable governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society True
18. A breach of a contract is a failure to perform it
19. A court may depart from a precedent if the precedent is no longer valid True
20. State agency regulations take precedence over conflict federal agency regulations False
21. Before a lawsuit begins, the court must have proof that the defendant was notified True
22. There is one set of procedural rules for federal courts and various sets for the state courts True
23. In Phil’s suit against Riley, the court issues a judgment in Riley’s favor. If the case is appealed to an appropriate court of appeals, the appellate court will hear None of the evidence

24. Federal cases typically originate in appellate courts False
25. Lacey files a suit in Michigan against Ned over the ownership of a boat docked in a Michigan harbor. Lacey and Ned are residents of Ohio, Ned could ask for a change of venue on the ground that Ohio Is a more convenient location to hold the trial

26. To prepare for a trial between Condo Development Corporation and Demo Construction Company, Condo’s attorney places Demo’s president oath. An authorized court official makes a record of the attorney’s questions and the officer’s answers. This is A deposition

27. The courts can decide whether the other branches of government have acted within the scope of their constitutional authority True
28. A motion for a directed verdict is also know as a motion for judgment as a matter of law True
29. Rolf, a citizen of New Mexico, wants to file a suit against Sandy, a citizen of Texas,...
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