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LAW421 Final Exam
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LAW421 Final Exam with answers.
See more 1. Which of the following does not result in a decision rendered by the hearing officer? Mediation. 2. Jurisprudence is defined as the science and philosophy of law. 3. The state of Kansas has enacted a new law requiring all commercial trucks driving on Kansas roads to have special mud flaps installed. These mud flaps have been proven to make driving in the rain significantly safer due to reduced mist created by trucks driving in the rain, although data regarding accidents and injuries has not yet been determined. Any truck entering Kansas must have these flaps installed or will be subject to a significant fine and delay. The cost for purchase and installation of these flaps is $1,000 per truck. In short, trucks must have these flaps or go around the state. This Kansas law is invalid because although on its face it’s an intrastate law, this statute will have a significant economic effect on interstate commerce causing an undue burden. 4. The power of preemption is derived from the Supremacy Clause. 5. What is the main problem with international courts? Enforcing a ruling on sovereign nations is difficult. 6. Under the U.S. legal system, subject to some exceptions, costs of litigation regarding both the plaintiff and defendant are paid for by each side with the plaintiff and defendant paying for their own legal costs. 7. Generally, torts law is governed by state common law. 8. Assumption of risk is a defense to negligence. 9. The three stripes on Adidas clothing represents a trademark. 10. The color or shape of an item, if distinctive, is a trade dress. 11. Cybersquatting describes the practice of

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