Business Law 2301 Test 1

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Business Law 2301 Test 1
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2014-09-21 17:22:28
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Business Law Carper McKinsey 2301
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Test Chapters 1,2,3
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  1. Concurrent Jurisdiction occurs when both a federal court and a state court have the power to hear a case. True/False
    True
  2. The Supreme Court may void a statue even if it has been passed by a 2/3 vote overriding a presidential veto, if it finds the statute unconstitutional. True/False
    True
  3. Members of the House of Representatives are allocated to the states on the basis of populations, as determined by the decennial national census. True/False
    True
  4. Diversity of citizenship applies only if one of the parties is a citizen of another country and does not apply if the parties are citizens of different states. True/False
    False
  5. Most state court systems have only trial courts.  Appeals from state courts go directly to federal appellate courts. True/False
    False
  6. Government can neither establish religion nor prevent the free exercise thereof. True/False
    True
  7. In a civil case, the plaintiff has the burden of proving the case beyond a reasonable doubt. True/False
    False
  8. A code is a compilation of statutes grouped by topic. True/False
    True
  9. Each state has its own court system. True/False
    True
  10. An appellate court conducts the initial procceedings in a legal dispute. True/False
    False
  11. On definition of law is static, a "snapshot", emphasizing law's nature as a set of written rules.  A better definition of law is dynamic, emphasizing its changing and evolving nature in responding to new issues and problems. True/False
    True
  12. The Supremacy Clause provides that federal law overrules state law. True/False
    True
  13. In a criminal case, discovery for the prosecution is limited because of the defendant's privilege against self-incrimination. True/False
    False
  14. Federal common law is limited to disputes involving obligations of the United States, interstate and international disputes, and admiralty cases. True/False
    False
  15. A trial de novo is an appeal from the highest court in the state. True/False
    False
  16. The constitutional doctrine of "incorporation" guarantees that a President cannot veto salary increases for federal judges. True/False
    False
  17. The police power of government simply means the power to arrest, prosecute, and punish criminals. True/False
    False
  18. In a civil suit, the plaintiff is not allowed to waive his or her right to a jury trial. True/False
    False
  19. In personam jurisdiction means jurisdiction of the person. True/False
    True
  20. A suit demanding money damages is a matter of equity. True/False
    False.

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