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Business Law Practice Quizzes Chapter 1 Law, Legal Reasoning, and the Legal Profession Law, Legal Reasoning, and the Legal Profession After you have studied this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Identify the basic functions of law. 2. List the various sources of law. 3. Analyze a case using the four steps in the process of legal interpretation. 4. Make a legal decision by applying the three-step, stare decisis process. 5. Explain how law is able to change despite of stare decisis . 6. Read a judicial decision and identify which school of legal jurisprudence the judge has followed. 7. Explain when the attorney–client privilege and work product privilege arise and when they are lost. Chapter 1 Law, Legal Reasoning, and the Legal Profession Quiz 5 T/F 10 Multiple Choice 1 A defendant of a civil law suit may be sentenced to jail. A) True B) False Pg 7 2 The U.S. Constitution established a national government. A) True B) False Pg 9 3 Treaties made by the president with foreign governments must be ratified by at least 51% of the Senate. A) True B) False Pg 10 4 Substantive law establishes rights, duties and privileges of citizens. A) True B) False Pg 6 5 Each state within the United States has its own Constitution. A) True B) False Pg 9 6 Law must be both predictable and able to accommodate change. A) True B) False 7 The ex post facto doctrine says that courts should follow precedents in making decisions. A) True B) False 8 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is an example of procedural law. A) True B) False 9 Punitive damages are intended to punish wrong doers in civil cases. A) True B) False 10 When state law conflicts with federal law, federal law prevails. A) True B) False 11 Courts usually defer to the decisions of administrative agencies. A) True
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B) False 12 Substantive law establishes rights, duties and privileges of citizens. A) True B) False 13 The attorney-client privilege never applies to anyone other than an attorney. A) True B) False 14 Each state within the United States has its own Constitution. A) True B) False 15 Sally Shoplifter was arrested for allegedly stealing a sweater from the Clothes Emporium. This is an example of a breach of civil law.
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