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10/19/14 3:38 AM Business Law Final Exam Study flashcards | Quizlet Page 1 of 18 Ready to study? Start with Flashcards Business Law Final Exam Study 124 terms by learningohya STUDY Flashcards Learn Speller Test PLAY Scatter Space Race TOOLS Copy Add to Class Add to Share Print Henry David Thoreau felt that war was unjust and therefor refused to pay his taxes when the US declared war on Mexico. Thoreau felt there was a higher law than the law of the land. Which theory of jurisprudence was he applying? Natural Law If the title of an appellate court case appears as Jones v. Smith: you cannot determine which party 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. Which of the following would be an example 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. Pub Zone, 364 N.J.Super 301, 835 A.2d 692 (1995) indicates that the case may be found in the 301st volume of the New Jersey Reporter at page 364. False
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10/19/14 3:38 AM Business Law Final Exam Study flashcards | Quizlet Page 2 of 18 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. The district attorney s case was a criminal case; Jane s lawsuit was a civil case. The doctrine of precedent requires: judges to base rulings on previous cases There are 51 Constitutions in the United States: 1 federal Constitution and 50 different state Constitutions. true A law that violates the United States Constitution: is invalid Sandra sued her next door neighbor, Bob, claiming that his driveway was 5 feet too far over the lot line. This is a criminal lawsuit. false The principle that precedent is binding on later cases is stare decisis. true In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement was ratified by the U.S. Senate. This treaty is law in the United States. true Congress enacted legislation in 1933 to regulate the securities industry and prohibit various forms of fraud with securities. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was passed a year later. This law created the Securities and Exchange Commission as an independent regulatory entity whose function is to administer the two laws. The SEC has generated rules and regulations to administer these acts. These rules and regulations are referred to as: administrative law
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10/19/14 3:38 AM Business Law Final Exam Study flashcards | Quizlet Page 3 of 18 Congress passed a law imposing penalties for displaying "indecent" material online where children can see it. If the US Supreme COurt subsequently rules that the statute conflicts with the 1st amendment, the statute is then void.
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