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CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION TO LAW TRUE/FALSE 1. Congress passed a law imposing penalties for displaying "indecent" material online where children could see it. If the U.S. Supreme Court subsequently rules that the law conflicts with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the statute is void. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 2. Sandra sued her employer, Cape Inc., claiming that she was sexually harassed on the job. This is a criminal lawsuit. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 3. A rule that establishes who may testify on your behalf in court is an example of a substantive rule of law. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 4. In 1994, the Arizona Supreme Court decided the case of Hernandez v. Arizona Board of Regents and found a duty of care to avoid furnishing alcohol to underage consumers. If in 2006 a Flagstaff plaintiff brings a lawsuit against an Arizona university’s fraternity for providing alcohol to members under the legal drinking age, the Hernandez v. Arizona Board of Regents case will serve as precedent. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 5. Wilfred was driving too fast for the icy road conditions and hit Sally's car. Sally can sue Wilfred in criminal court. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 6. If Milan asks a court to order Pamela to stop reprinting his copyrighted material, he is seeking a legal, rather than an equitable, remedy. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 7. The principle that precedent is binding on later cases is stare decisis. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 8. The treaty known as the North American Free Trade Agreement could only become law in the United States after being ratified by the U.S. Senate. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 9. A case citation that reads: Kinders v. Mathern , 503 N.E.2d 24 (1995) indicates that the case may be found in the 24th volume of the North Eastern Reporter at page 503. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 1
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2 Chapter 1 10. The case citation Kinders v. Mathern, 503 N.E.2d 24 (1995) reveals that Kinders is the plaintiff. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 11. Under the natural law theory of jurisprudence, an unjust law is no law at all. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 12. Common law is a body of cases decided by legislatures. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 13. The primary sources of contemporary law are: constitutions; statutes; common law; and administrative law. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 14. Hasbro, Inc., the trademark owner of "Candy Land," sought a court injunction to prevent Internet Entertainment Group, LTD from using the domain name, "candyland.com." A jury will decide whether Hasbro is entitled to this remedy. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 15. In the case of Panavision Int'l v. Toeppen , the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court's decision. This means that the Ninth Circuit approved the district court's decision and upheld the outcome in the case. ANS: T
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