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Practice Final Exam with Answers 277 Law and Policy in Society 1. Which of the following items are NOT considered a basis for political power? a. Wealth, bureaucracy, and creativity/innovation b. Justice, fairness, and equity (Lecture Ch. 4, PP2, slides 18-19) c. Entrepreneurship, longevity/seniority, and law d. Reputation, status, and family connections 2. Which of the following is NOT a method of resolving interstate water disputes? a. Congressional apportionment b. Interstate compacts c. Fair exchange doctrine (Ch. 1, p. 17, lines 41; p. 18, line 1-3; Lecture Ch. 1, PP5, slides 14- 16) d. Equitable apportionment doctrine 3. An example of a secondary intended effect is having: a. Divorce litigants treat each other respectfully during litigation so cases can proceed efficiently (Ch. 3, PP6, slide 3) b. People obey traffic laws c. Corporations comply with tax laws d. People arrested for speeding 4. A main difference between mediation and arbitration is that: a. Arbitration involves a neutral third party and mediation does not b. Mediation involves a neutral third party and arbitration does not c. Mediation is binding and arbitration is not d. Arbitration is binding and mediation is not (Ch. 2, p. 10, lines 5-14, lines 28-32; Lecture Ch. 2, PP4, slides 7-8) 5. A mother with a drug abuse problem being given custody of her biological child could be construed as an example of: a. Law influencing custom b. Judicial commonsense c. Custom influencing law (Lecture Ch. 4, PP2, slides 7-9) d. The law refusing to recognize the importance of the family 6. Which of the following statements bests describes the “Mediator” approach that a judge may take in his/her role? a. Views the law as a set of neutral principles to be applied to the case b. Seeks to identify and recommend to the parties a settlement strategy (Ch. 3, p. 19, lines 7-14; Lecture Ch. 3, PP4, slide 9) c. Views laws as a resource, not a constraint d. Emphasizes his/her personal responsibility for decisions 1
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7. After the collapse of the Nazi regime, a woman was tried for informing on her husband and procuring his imprisonment and sentence to death. This example illustrates the lesson that: a. A person’s and society’s view of morality may influence the creation and implementation of the law (Lecture Ch. 5, PP5, slide 14) b. Immoral acts can never achieve moral ends c. Simply following orders of those higher up in the Nazi party violates internal morality d. An individual may violate her own views of morality if she thought her husband was part of an
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