Ch02-TB1-WBL-10e

Ch02-TB1-WBL-10e - Chapter2 CourtsandAlternative...

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Chapter 2 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution N.B.:   TYPE  indicates that a question is new, modified, or unchanged, as  follows. N A question  new  to this edition of the Test Bank. + A question  modified  from the previous edition of the Test Bank, = A question  included  in the previous edition of the Test Bank. TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. Federal courts are superior to state courts. ANSWER: F PAGE: 30  TYPE: = 2. The courts act as a check on the other branches of government. ANSWER: T PAGE: 30 TYPE: = 3. Generally, a state court can exercise jurisdiction over anyone within the  boundaries of the state. 9
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10 TEST BANK 1—UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS ANSWER: T PAGE: 31 TYPE: = 4. Generally, a state court can exercise jurisdiction over a nonresident by  showing that he or she had minimum contacts with the state. ANSWER: T PAGE: 31 TYPE: = 5. Any lawsuit involving a federal question can originate in a federal court. ANSWER: T PAGE: 34 TYPE: =
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CHAPTER 2: COURTS AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 11 6. Cyberspace is its own jurisdiction. ANSWER: F PAGE: 34 TYPE: + 7. Doing substantial business in a jurisdiction exclusively over the Internet is  never enough to support jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant. ANSWER: F PAGE: 35 TYPE: + 8. A justiciable controversy is a case in which the court’s decision—the “jus- tice” that will be served—will be controversial. ANSWER: F PAGE: 37 TYPE: = 9. The decisions of state trial courts of limited jurisdiction may sometimes be  appealed to state trial courts of general jurisdiction. ANSWER: T PAGE: 38 TYPE: + 10. The federal equivalent of a state trial court is a U.S. court of appeals. ANSWER: F PAGE: 39  TYPE: = 11. The United States Supreme Court has appellate authority over all cases  decided in the state courts. ANSWER: F PAGE: 40 TYPE: = 12. Alternative dispute resolution refers to any method for resolving a dispute  outside the court system. ANSWER: T PAGE: 40 TYPE: N 13. In some courts, pretrial negotiation is mandatory.
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12 TEST BANK 1—UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS ANSWER: T PAGE: 42 TYPE: = 14. Negotiation is the most complex form of alternative dispute resolution. ANSWER: F PAGE: 42 TYPE: N 15. No court offers mediation as an option before a case goes to trial. ANSWER: F PAGE: 42 TYPE: +
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CHAPTER 2: COURTS AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 13 16. An arbitrator can never render a legally binding decision. ANSWER: F PAGE: 43 TYPE: N 17. In early neutral case evaluation, a third party’s evaluation of each party’s  strengths and weaknesses forms the basis for negotiating a settlement.
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