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10/19/14 3:38 AMBusiness Law Final Exam Study flashcards | QuizletPage 1 of 18Ready to study?Start with FlashcardsBusiness Law Final Exam Study124 terms by learningohya STUDYFlashcardsLearnSpellerTestPLAYScatterSpace RaceTOOLSCopyAdd toClassAdd toSharePrintHenry David Thoreau felt that war wasunjust and therefor refused to pay his taxeswhen the US declared war on Mexico.Thoreau felt there was a higher law than thelaw of the land. Which theory ofjurisprudence was he applying?Natural LawIf the title of an appellate court case appearsas Jones v. Smith:you cannot determine which party is theplaintiff, because when a defendant loses atrial and files an appeal, some courts (but notall) reverse the names of the parties.Which of the following would be anexample of a civil lawsuit?Gretta hit Rita in the bar during happy hour.Rita is now suing for her injuries.A case citation that reads: Kuehn v. PubZone, 364 N.J.Super 301, 835 A.2d 692(1995) indicates that the case may be foundin the 301st volume of the New JerseyReporter at page 364.False
10/19/14 3:38 AMBusiness Law Final Exam Study flashcards | QuizletPage 2 of 18Tony raped Jane in the parking lot of Joe sBrew Pub. The district attorney s officeprosecuted Tony on rape charges.Subsequently, Jane filed a lawsuit againstTony for money damages. Classify eachlegal action.The district attorney s case was a criminalcase; Jane s lawsuit was a civil case.The doctrine of precedent requires:There are 51 Constitutions in the UnitedStates: 1 federal Constitution and 50trueA law that violates the United StatesConstitution:Sandra sued her next door neighbor, Bob,claiming that his driveway was 5 feet too farover the lot line. This is a criminal lawsuit.The principle that precedent is binding onlater cases is stare decisis.In 1994, the North American Free TradeAgreement was ratified by the U.S. Senate.This treaty is law in the United States.