Bus 340 Quiz 1

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 220
  • Published : April 20, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
Question 1| | 1 / 1 point|
Law is a body of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct.|

Question 2| | 1 / 1 point|
The doctrine ofstare decisis obligates judges to follow precedents established within their jurisdictions. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct.|

Question 3| | 1 / 1 point|
Common law develops from rules of law announced in court decisions. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct.|

Question 4| | 0 / 1 point|
A federal statute takes precedence over the U.S. Constitution. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect. The Constitution takes precedence over any conflicting federal or state statute, local ordinance, administrative rule, or court decision.|

Question 5| | 1 / 1 point|
In most states, the same courts can grant legal or equitable remedies. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct.|

Question 6| | 1 / 1 point|
Congress can regulate any activity that substantially affects commerce. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct.|

Question 7| | 0 / 1 point|
A state law that substantially impinges on interstate commerce is unconstitutional. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect.|

Question 8| | 0 / 1 point|
The Bill of Rights protects individuals against some interference by the federal government only. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect. The protections in the Bill of Rights limit the power of the federal government, but most of these protections also apply to the states through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.|

Question 9| | 1 / 1 point|
Any restriction on commercial speech is unconstitutional.
| True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Correct. Commercial speech (advertising) can be restricted as long as the restriction (1) seeks to implement a substantial government interest, (2) directly advances that interest, and (3) goes no further than necessary to accomplish its objective.|

Question 10| | 0 / 1 point|
A right to privacy is not specifically guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution. | True|
| False|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect.|

Question 11| | 0 / 1 point|
In a suit between Best Products, Inc., and Central Sales Corporation, the court applies the doctrine ofstare decisis . This means that the court follows rules of law established by | courts of higher rank only.|

| all courts.|
| no courts.|
| courts of lower rank only.|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect. The use of precedent--the doctrine of stare decisis --permits a predictable, relatively quick, and fair resolution of cases. Under this doctrine, a court must adhere to principles of law established by higher courts.|

Question 12| | 0 / 1 point|
In a suit between Delta Data Company and Eagle Information, Inc., the court applies the doctrine ofstare decisis . This requires the court to find cases that, compared to the case before it, has | entirely different facts.|

| no facts, only conclusions of law.|
| precisely identical facts.|
| similar facts.|
View Feedback |
| Incorrect. The doctrine of stare decisis attempts to harmonize the results in cases with similar facts. When the facts are sufficiently similar, the same rule is applied. Cases with identical facts could serve as binding authority, but it is more practical to expect to find cases with facts that are not identical but similar--as similar as possible.|

Question 13| | 1 / 1 point|
In a suit between Fine Manufacturing Company and Great Goods, Inc., the court orders a rescission. This is | an action to cancel a contract and return the parties to the positions they held before the contract's formation.| | an award of damages.|

| an order to do or refrain from doing a particular...
tracking img