BA 3310-One of the important functions of law is to provide.docx

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1. One of the important functions of law is to provide stability and predictability. 2. The American legal system has been most strongly influenced by English law. 3. Remedies are best described as the legal tools available to a court to redress grievances. 4. The IRAC method of legal reasoning does NOT include developing public policy solutions to legal problems. 5. Primary sources of American law include federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, constitutions, and court cases. 6. Administrative agencies are created to perform specific government functions. 7. Another term for case law or judge-made law is: the common law 8. Generally speaking, the Restatements of Law: summarize the common law rules followed by most states 9. Civil law can best be described as: the law that governs relations between persons. 10. In the field of legal research, a "citation" is: A reference to a publications in which a legal authority can be found 11. Morgan believes that some laws passed by his state's legislature are bad, and he refuses to comply with them. He believes that there is a universal law above all others that grants rights to all people and that it is above all other laws. Morgan subscribes to what school of jurisprudential thought? The natural law school 12. Assume that Congress passes a law establishing a new administrative agency to oversee cyberlaw issues. The agency writes rules to enable it to carry out its duties. The rules written by the agency will be known as administrative law 13. The Florida state legislature passes a law raising the speed limit on certain state roads. This law becomes part of a body of law known as: Statutory law (Statutory Law is the term used to define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative body. Statutory laws vary from regulatory or administrative laws that are passed by executive agencies, and common law, or the law created by prior court decisions.) 14. Enrico is a state appeals court judge. In making judicial decisions, Enrico issues rulings that are consistent with precedents established in similar cases within his jurisdiction. Enrico is following the principle of: Stare decisis 15. All of the cases that have been decided by American judges, as well as English judges prior to the American Revolution, constitute a body of law known as? Common law 16. Most appellate court judges write opinions in which they give the reasons for their decisions. These opinions are collected and published in volumes of books known as Reporters 17. J-Lo prevails in her lawsuit against Posh for injuries she got. In the US legal system the remedy will most likely be what? Damages 18. A case comes before a Wisconsin state trial court on the subject of free speech on the Internet. It is a case of first impression, meaning that no case involving the same issue has been decided by the Wisconsin courts. In deciding such a case, it would not be considered proper for the judge to consider: Equitable maxims
19. The Arizona Supreme Court decides the case of Clinton v. Bush. Three of the five justices agree that Clinton should prevail. Justice Carter, one of the three, writes the decision to

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