BUS250 Chapter 1 Homework

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A. True
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A rule that establishes maximum length of work shifts for Air Traffic Controllers demonstrates an agency imposing regulation A. True B. False
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B. A valid use of power based on Article II of the constitution
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President Nixon issued wage-price controls in an effort to stabilize the economy. This use of executive power uses A. an illegal usurpation of legislative powers which belong to congress B. A valid use of power based on Article II of the constitution C. A valid use of judicial power D. An illegal usurpation of the regulatory powers of administrative agencies
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A. True
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In Anglo-Saxon society, men were put into groups of ten, known as a \”tithing\” and were individually held responsible for any injury caused by any member of the group. This is the forerunner of the idea of business partnerships A. True B. False
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A. True
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In 1994, The Arizona Supreme Court decided the case of Hernandez vs Arizona Board of Regents and found a duty of care to avoid furnishing alcohol to underage consumers. If in 2008 a Flagstaff, AZ plaintiff brings a lawsuit against an Arizona University’s fraternity for providing alcohol to members under the legal drinking age, the Hernandez v Arizona Board of Regents case will serve as precedent A. True B. False
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B. Void laws passed by congress
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The US Supreme Court has the power to A. Ratify Treaties B. Void laws passed by congress C. Issue executive orders D. Appoint judges to serve on the Supreme Court
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A. a judge
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Hasbro, Inc, the trademark owner of \”Candy Land\”, sought a court injunction to stop Internet Entertainment Group, LTD from using the domain name \”candyland.com\”. Internet Entertainment Group had established a sexually explicit site at the domain name. This injunction would have been solved by A. a judge B. an executive order C. a jury D. a lawyer
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D. the District Attorney’s case was a criminal case; Jane’s lawsuit was a civil case
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Tony raped Jane in the parking lot of Joe’s Brew Pub. The District Attorney’s office prosecuted Tony on rape charges. Subsequently, Jane filed a lawsuit against Tony for money damages. Classify each legal action. A. Both cases are civil B. The District Attorney’s case was a civil case. Jane’s lawsuit was a criminal case. C. Both cases are criminal D. The District Attorney’s case was a criminal case; Jane’s lawsuit was a civil case
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B. A statute
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The Minnesota legislative passed a law requiring that employers allow each employee adequate time within each 4 consecutive hours to work to utilize the nearest convenient restroom. This law is A. an executive order B. a statute C. a stare decisis D. an ordinance
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B. False
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Congress can create a statute on any topic at all. A. True B. False
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A. Criminal Law
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The government itself prosecutes the wrongdoer in a case involving behavior so threatening that society outlaws it altogether. This kind of case involves A. Criminal Law B. Procedural Law C. Private Law D. Civil Law
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B. False
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The Doctrine of Precedent is binding on all courts from county courts to the US Supreme Court A. True B. False
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B. False
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Lawyers originated in Anglo-Saxon courts, where they were used to mediate disputes. A. True B. False
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A. Legal Realism
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Which school of jurisprudence is based on the philosophy that what matters isn’t what is written in law, but who enforces the law and by what process? A. legal realism B. natural law C. legal positivism D. sovereign selection
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D. An agency regulation
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When the FDA prohibits a certain drug from being marked in the US, this is A. private law B. an executive order C. legal negativism D. an agency regulation
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B. You can’t determine which part is the plaintiff, because when a defendant loses a trial and files an appeal, some courts (but not all) reverse the names of the parties
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If the title of an appellate court case appears as Jones vs. Smith A. the trial judge was Jones and the Appellate Judge is Smith B. You can’t determine which part is the plaintiff, because when a defendant loses a trial and files an appeal, some courts (but not all) reverse the names of the parties C. Then it is correct to say that Jones is the plaintiff and Smith is the defendant D. It means that Smith won the trial court decision
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A. interprets statutes
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The federal judicial branch of the US Government A. Interprets statutes B. Issues executive orders C. Passes statutes D. Creates administrative agencies
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A. executive, legislative, judicial
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The 3 branches of government in the US are A. executive, legislative, judicial B. executive, legislative, administrative C. administrative, legislative, international D. administrative, executive, statutory
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A. True
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Under the natural law theory of jurisprudence, an unjust law is no law at all. A. True B. False
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C. The Iroquois Native Americans
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Which of the following played a role in the creation of the US government by solving the problem of Federalism A. The Visigoths B. Alexis de Tocqueville C. The Iroquois Native Americans D. Conficus
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D. Can veto congressional legislation
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The President of the US A. passes statutes B. determines the constitutionality of statutes C. creates federal common law D. can veto congressional legislation
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C. Law made when the judges decide cases and then follow those decisions in later cases
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Common law refers to A. The Legal systems of France, Germany, and Italy B. Law that is the same or similar in all the states C. Law made when the judges decide cases and then follow those decisions in later cases D. Law made by Legislatures in the form of statutes
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D. Anglo-Saxon method of ensuring public order through tithing
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Contemporary Law’s Principle of Collective Responsibility, such as all partners being personally responsible for the debts of the partnership. had its roots in the A. English system of Feudalism B. English use of \”Shire Reeves\” C. Anglo-Saxon practice of using \”oath helpers\” D. Anglo-Saxon method of ensuring public order through tithing
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B. False
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Wilfred was driving too fast for the icy road conditions and hit Sally’s car. Sally can sue Wilfred in Criminal Court A. True B. False
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B. False
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If the President vetoes a bill, it can still become law if both the House and Senate approve it with a 51% majority. A. True B. False

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