Blaw 200 Mid-Term 1&2 Study Guide

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EXTRA CREDIT
License Plate – VIAGRA
Wife’s Name – Edna
Car Color – Sunset Orange
EXTRA CREDIT
License Plate – VIAGRA
Wife’s Name – Edna
Car Color – Sunset Orange
BLAW 200 – Study Guide Fall 2011
Strongest Laws (1)

Weakest Laws (13)
Strongest Laws (1)

Weakest Laws (13)
Deans List #1 – Sources of Law (pg.4)
1. Constitutions (+Charters)
2. Statute (+Ordinances)
3. Levels of Government
1. Federal
2. State
3. Local
Levels of Government
4. Federal
5. State
6. Local
Treaties – only STATE can produce
4. Case Law/Precedent/STARE DECISIS
5. Executive Orders
6. Administrative Rates & Regulations
7. Contracts
8. Levels of Branches
1. Legislative
2. Executive
3. Judicial
4. The People
Levels of Branches
5. Legislative
6. Executive
7. Judicial
8. The People
Initiative (+Recall) No Votes
9.

Referendum A Total Vote
10. Common Law Anglo-American Common Law
11. Equity?
12. Hawaiian Customs (should be ranked higher)
13. International Law
14. Dean’s List #3 – Trial Procedures
*Motion for a Direct Verdict
*Motion for a Judgment as a Matter of Law
*Motion for a New Trial
*Motion for Judgment N.O.V.
*Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
*Motion for Summary Judgment
*Motion to Dismiss
1. Answer
2. Closing Argument
3. Complaint
4. Default Judgment
5. Direct Examination
6. Discovery
7. Motion
8. Opening Statement
9. Pre-Trial Conference
10. Service of Process
11. Summons
12. Verdict
13. Voir Dire

Dean’s List #3 – Trial Procedures
*Motion for a Direct Verdict
*Motion for a Judgment as a Matter of Law
*Motion for a New Trial
*Motion for Judgment N.O.V.
*Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
*Motion for Summary Judgment
*Motion to Dismiss
14. Answer
15. Closing Argument
16. Complaint
17. Default Judgment
18. Direct Examination
19. Discovery
20. Motion
21. Opening Statement
22. Pre-Trial Conference
23. Service of Process
24. Summons
25. Verdict
26. Voir Dire

Damages ($)
15. Plaintiff
16. Remedy At Law
17. Remedy In Equity

Deans List #2 –Jurisdiction
1. Jurisdiction
2. Concurrent Jurisdiction
3. Diversity of Citizenship
4. Federal Question
5. In Personam Jurisdiction
6. In Rem Jurisdiction
7. Long-Arm Statute
8. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
9. Negotiation
10. Mediation
11. Arbitration Clause
12. Question of Fact Jury *
13. Question of Law Judge *

Deans List #4 – Remedies at Law (pg. 334)
1. Compensatory $ Damages (Actual/Incidental)
2. Dean’s List #5 – Remedies “In Equity” (pg.344) 1. Rescission (of a K) [K = contract]
2. Restitution *
3. Specific Performance (of a K)
4. Reformation (of a K)
5. Quantum Meruit (of a Quasi K)
6. Accounting
7. Foreclosure
Dean’s List #5 – Remedies “In Equity” (pg.344)
8. Rescission (of a K) [K = contract]
9. Restitution *
10. Specific Performance (of a K)
11. Reformation (of a K)
12. Quantum Meruit (of a Quasi K)
13. Accounting
14. Foreclosure
Consequential $ Damages (Special)
3. Punitive $ Damages (Exemplary)
4. Nominal $ Damages
5. Mitigation Rule
&
Benefits Rule
Mitigation Rule
&
Benefits Rule
Liquidated $ Damages
6. Restitution *
7. Incidental $ Damages
8. Mitigation of Damages

Deans List #1 – Sources of Law (pg.4)
* Constitution – Also known as Constitutional Law expresses the separate written constitutions that set forth the general organization, powers, and limits of the federal and state governments respectively. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It is the basis of all law in the United States. A law in violation of the Constitution, if challenged, will be declared unconstitutional and will not be enforced, no matter what the source. * Statute –...
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