Ch01-TB-BLTE-8e

Ch01-TB-BLTE-8e - Chapter 1 The Historical and...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 The Historical and Constitutional Foundations TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. Constitutional law includes only the U.S. Constitution. ANSWER: F PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 2. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. ANSWER: T PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 3. Whether a law is constitutional depends on its source. ANSWER: F PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 4. A state constitution is supreme within the states borders so long as it does not conflict with the U.S. Constitution or a federal law. ANSWER: T PAGE: 2 TYPE: N 1 2 TEST BANK TO ACCOMPANY BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 5. Federal statutes apply to all states. ANSWER: T PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 6. Uniform laws apply in all states, including those in which the laws have not been adopted. ANSWER: F PAGE: 3 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal CHAPTER 1: THE HISTORICAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS 3 7. Federal administrative agencies specify the powers of Congress. ANSWER: F PAGE: 3 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 8. Common law is a term for the law that is known to most of us. ANSWER: F PAGE: 5 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Critical Thinking 9. Judges use precedent when deciding a case in a common law legal system. ANSWER: T PAGE: 6 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 10. Stare decisis is a doctrine obligating judges to follow precedents established within their jurisdictions. ANSWER: T PAGE: 6 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 11. Courts do not depart from precedents. ANSWER: F PAGE: 6 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Reflective Skill Level: AICPA Critical Thinking 12. Equity is a branch of unwritten law that seeks to supply remedies other than damages. ANSWER: T PAGE: 7 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 4 TEST BANK TO ACCOMPANY BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 13. A defendant is a person against whom a lawsuit is brought. ANSWER: T PAGE: 7 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 14. Money is a remedy at law. ANSWER: T PAGE: 7 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal CHAPTER 1: THE HISTORICAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS 5 15. In most states, a court can grant legal remedies or equitable remedies, but not both in the same case....
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Ch01-TB-BLTE-8e - Chapter 1 The Historical and...

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