CHAPTER 3-COURTS, LITIGATION AND ALTERNTIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

CHAPTER 3-COURTS, LITIGATION AND ALTERNTIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

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CHAPTER 3-COURTS, LITIGATION AND ALTERNTIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION TRUE/FALSE 1. If Lorenzo is seeking an injunction against Brenda to prevent her from selling materials that infringe his copyright, he is entitled to a jury trial if the value of the materials is over $100. 2. Disputants Martin and Daulton have hired Thurman to mediate their disagreement. Although Martin and Daulton must accept whatever decision Thurman makes, the mediation has the advantage of keeping Martin and Daulton out of court. 3. Hankrin Corp. is incorporated under Delaware law and has its principal place of business in Annapolis. For diversity purposes, it is considered a resident only of Maryland. 4. Primary methods of alternative dispute resolution include litigation and mediation. 5. Generally, mandatory arbitration provisions in a contract are valid. 6. U.S. Supreme Court justices serve for a nine year period. 7. A prospective juror was excused from serving after being questioned by the plaintiff's attorney. No reason was given for the rejection. This would be accomplished by the use of a peremptory challenge. 8. Summary judgment is appropriate when there are no essential facts in dispute. 9. In order for a federal court to have jurisdiction, there must be a federal question involved and at least $75,000 in dispute. 10. After being served with a summons and a copy of the complaint, a defendant usually files a pleading known as an answer, briefly replying to each allegation in the complaint. 11. In a civil case, the plaintiff must prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. 12. A summons is a paper ordering a defendant to appear in court at a certain time. 13. Appellate courts conduct trial de novo, rehearing all evidence 14. If interrogatories are being used as a form of discovery, the party being questioned must generally answer all the questions orally under oath. 15. Emails and their attachments are not subject to pretrial discovery. MULTIPLE CHOICE
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