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Unformatted text preview: 2/11/2011 1 MMC 4200 Exam 1 Feb. 16, 2011 Sample Exam Questions Sample Exam Questions A source of law embodied in judicial opinions based on precedent and founded on custom and practice is a) common law. b) statutory law. c) law of equity. d) constitutional law. e) administrative law. The Supreme Court can invalidate an act of Congress that violates the U.S. Constitution, but not a state law that potentially violates the U.S. Constitution. (T/F) More questions When the U.S. Supreme Court denies certiorari, it endorses the lower court decision. (T/F) Federal and state judges are appointed for life. (T/F) Trial courts hear evidence, examine facts and apply appropriate law. (T/F) Juries can hear appeals in the federal system only.(T/F) A majority opinion represents the reasoning and principles of law which a majority of the justices on the court support. (T/F) A majority opinion has more precedential value that a plurality opinion. (T/F) A concurring opinion represents the views of more justices than a plurality opinion. (T/F) Jurisdiction means the court has authority to hear and Jurisdiction means the court has authority to hear and rule on the case brought before it. (T/F) Judges look to ______, cases involving similar facts and issues, for an established __________. (T/F)and issues, for an established __________....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course MMC 4200 taught by Professor Chance during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '09