Business Law Midterm Test
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
Law is a body of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and
A crime of bribery can be committed even if the recipient does not do what the person offering the bribe asks.
A restriction on commercial speech that does not implement a substantial government interest is invalid.
Some constitutional protections apply to business entities.
To succeed in a product liability suit based on strict liability, a plaintiff must prove that a product was defect-
ive when the defendant sold it.
Political speech that would otherwise be protected by the First Amendment loses that protection if its source
is a corporation.
The United States Supreme Court has appellate authority over all cases decided in the state courts.
One requirement for a product liability suit based on strict liability is a failure to exercise reasonable care.
Patent infringement occurs only if all features or parts of an invention are copied.
Generally, a state court can exercise jurisdiction over a nonresident by showing that he or she had minimum
contacts with the state.
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
As a joke, Fran hides Gary's business law book so that he cannot find it during the week before the exam.
Fran is liable for
disparagement of property.
trespass to personal property.
wrongful interference with a business relationship.
Dan files a suit against the federal government to block the enforcement of a new tax law. Dan claims that
Congress attempted to regulate indirectly, by taxation, an area over which it has no authority. Most likely the
validate the tax if it is reasonable.
validate the tax without considering whether it is reasonable.
invalidate the tax if it is reasonable.
invalidate the tax without considering whether it is reasonable.
Original, Inc., sells its product under the name "Phido." Quik Corporation begins to market an identical
product under the name "Fido." This is
none of the above.
Evan is charged with a crime. Almost all federal courts and some state courts would not hold Evan liable if, at
the time of the offense, as a result of a mental disease or defect, Evan lacked substantial capacity to
appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct
obey the law.
appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct only.
obey the law only.
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