Criminal defendants must request a trial by jury from the court.
As a result of an auto accident in Nelsonville in Athens County between the plaintiff Paul, a resident of Pickaway County, and the defendant Dennis, a resident of Hocking County, Athens County is a proper venue.
Appellate court judges are concerned with the effect of their decisions on future cases.
A motion for summary judgment, if granted by the court, does not constitute a decision on the merits.
Jessica witnessed a horrific traffic accident in which a motorist deliberately ran down a pedestrian. Jessica sued the driver. Her suit will be dismissed for lack of standing.
A jury is selected through a process of asking potential jurors questions and eliminating unsuitable candidates. This process is called
In order to protect the health and welfare of its citizens, Maryland has a law requiring all public swimming pools be tested for bacteria daily. Maryland passed this law pursuant to its _________ powers.
Mark is suing Al for alienation of affection, claiming Al stole his fiancee, Amy. Mark's state no longer recognizes alienation of affection as an issue that can be litigated. Which motion should Al file in response to this suit?
A default judgement
A motion to dismiss
A motion for a directed verdict
Federal district courts are the only trial courts that may hear cases involving
contract disputes between citizens of two different states
claims arising under the US constitution
cases involving more than $200,000 in damages
Gary is the leader of the Grubby Group challenging the distribution of the late Uncle Ned's estate. Henry, the largest beneficiary of the will, lives on the West Coast, but no one is sure where. The Court, on Gary's motion, takes equitable possession of the estate and sends a notice to Henry at his last known address to come to court to defend his interest in the estate. This is ___________ jurisdiction.
sufficient minimum contacts