Introduction To Law

Hayley Rose
Quiz by Hayley Rose, updated more than 1 year ago
Hayley Rose
Created by Hayley Rose almost 7 years ago
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Chapter 1 (Power Point)

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Question 1

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A law is a set of rules intended to regulate society.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Laws are NOT based on the actions of government and religion.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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A civil law is a system based on written constitutions and codes.
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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A common law is a decision previously made by the courts and used as precedence for similar cases.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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A common law is NOT used for cases against a city, state or any form of government making the law.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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A constitutional law is for the people of America.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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A statute defines where, when, and how long.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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A case law is NOT a ruling made by a judge after hearing an argument that has not been previously heard in the court system.
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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A substantive law gives the prosecuting authority the right to charge you with the crime you are being accused of.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Case laws help people keep the process orderly and on track.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Civil laws are laws broken against a city, state, or federal established law.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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What are the two most important requirements that must be met in a civil law?
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  • Sentencing and Bail
  • Venue and Jurisdiction
  • Damages and Restitution

Question 13

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What is the #1 law?
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  • Constitution
  • Speeding
  • Murder

Question 14

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What is a civil law legal system?
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  • A system based on written constitutions and said laws and codes.
  • A system based on said constitutions and laws and codes.
  • A system based on written constitutions and laws and codes.

Question 15

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Laws and legal systems are based on the actions of:
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  • Government
  • Judges
  • Religion
  • House of Representatives

Question 16

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Common law legal systems are based on:
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  • Precedence
  • Case law
  • Civil law
  • Procedural law

Question 17

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What is TRUE about stare decisis?
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  • Laws originate from decisions of legislative bodies instead of courts.
  • Laws originate from decisions of courts instead of legislative bodies.
  • Laws originate from decisions of courts instead of the written constitution.
  • Laws originate from written constitution instead of courts.

Question 18

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Philosophical views make a way or theory to do things.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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The natural theory of law is created by people.
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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The legal positivism is NOT created by government.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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Legal realism are created by people.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Substantive laws define the rights of parties and establish the legal basis for any lawsuit.
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  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Procedural laws relate to the sentencing of the substantive rights and duties.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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A criminal case is an offense against a state or society as a whole.
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Civil cases are caused by an appeal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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When the House of Representatives view something as bad, it becomes a law.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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When a person is accused of a criminal offense, they are entitled to the Castle Doctrine under the US Constitution.
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Crimes define behavior that society has declared illegal and has decided to punish.
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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The existence of a law prohibits the conduct in question after the violation occurs.
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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A specifically described penalty has to be considered a law before the person is found guilty.
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  • True
  • False

Question 31

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A law that is sufficiently clear and certain means the individual is NOT capable of knowing what is permissible and what is legal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 32

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Procedural laws tell us how we enforce substantive rights.
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  • True
  • False

Question 33

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Procedural issues DO NOT form the basis of a civil appeal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 34

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You can in fact challenge facts after pleading guilty.
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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Where you live at the time of death is where the will is probated.
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  • True
  • False

Question 36

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What is the second amendment?
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  • The right to freedom.
  • The right to bear arms.

Question 37

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What is the current first amendment?
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  • Freedom of speech.
  • Freedom of religion.

Question 38

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Civil is:
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  • Plaintiff vs. State
  • Plaintiff vs. Defendant

Question 39

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Criminal is:
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  • State vs. Plaintiff
  • State vs. Defendant

Question 40

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Roe vs. Wade went against precedence in 1956.
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  • True
  • False
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