CHAPTER 3 - C HAPTER 3 1. American and English Courts...

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1. American and English Courts follow: **The adversarial system of Justice 2. What is the main role of an attorney in the American Legal System? **Attorneys act as advocated for their clients. 3. All Civil trials held in Federal District Courts are Governed by: **FRCP 4. Broadly speaking, there are three phases of litigation. What are they? **Pretrial, Trial, and Posttrial 5. The first step that most people take when they are contemplating a lawsuit against someone is: **To consult with an attorney 6. The pleadings consist of: **The Complaint and the Answer 7. Which of the following would NOT be a part of the complaint? **Any affirmative defenses that can be raised. 8. Which document is issued in order to serve process on a defendant in Civil Lawsuit? **A Summons 9. The Defendant’s response to the complaint may NOT include which of the following? **A Default Judgment 10. Which of the following would be considered an affirmative defense? **Self-Defense
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course BUS bus 340 taught by Professor R during the Spring '10 term at American River.

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CHAPTER 3 - C HAPTER 3 1. American and English Courts...

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