Midterm_Exam_Answers

Midterm_Exam_Answers - 1 Name: Midterm Exam This exam is...

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Name: Midterm Exam This exam is comprised of 73  multiple choice  questions.  Each question is worth  1.1 points.  You will have until 4:00PM to finish.  You should indicate the correct  answer in pencil on the answer sheet provided.  You should turn in your question  sheet and answer sheet when you finish. 1. If the conservative bloc on the current US Supreme Court were defined as  the four most conservative justices based on standard measures of  ideology, then which of the following justices is NOT as member of the  conservative bloc? A. Samuel Alito A. Anthony Kennedy B. John Roberts C. Antonin Scalia D. Clarence Thomas 2. Which of the following current members of the Supreme Court has served  longer than the others? A. Ruth Bader Ginsburg B. John G. Roberts C. David H. Souter B. John Paul Stevens D. Clarence Thomas 3. Which of the following Justices was the First Chief Justice of the United  States Supreme Court? A. Oliver Ellsworth C. John Jay B. John Marshall C. Roger B. Taney D. Morrison Waite 4. Which of the following cases established the principle of judicial review? B. Adams v. Jefferson C. Baker v. Carr A. Brown v. Board of Education 1
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D. Dred Scott v. Sandford A. Marbury v. Madison 5. Which of the following is a right emanating from the Fourth Amendment? E. Right to Keep and Bear Arms F. Freedom of Speech G. Freedom of the Press H. Right Trial By Jury I. None of the Above 6. Under the Judiciary Act of 1789, how many members of the US Supreme  Court were there? J. 5 K. 6 L. 7 M. 8 N. 9 7. Which US President threatened to add justices to the Supreme Court in  order to reverse their decisions? O. Andrew Jackson P. Thomas Jefferson Q. Abraham Lincoln R. Ronald Reagan S. Franklin Roosevelt 8. Including the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which is not a  regional circuit, how many Court of Appeals circuits are there? T. 11 U. 12 V. 13 W. 14 X. 15 9. Cases that do not involve any of the following: the US government, a  federal question, or diversity jurisdiction are heard in ___________. 2
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Y. Magistrate Courts Z. District Courts AA. State Courts BB. Petit Courts CC. It depends on the severity of the charge 10. Which of the following is not a source of law as listed in Baum? DD. Court Decisions EE. Civil Law FF.Constitution GG. Executive Orders HH. Regulation 11. There are two categories of damages that a civil court can award.  These  are _______________ and _____________. II. Punitive and Compensatory
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