Legal 1

Legal 1 - F[moderate p 5 7 One goal of the law is to...

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CHAPTER 1 LEGAL, BUSINESS, AND E-COMMERCE ENVIRONMENT TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS What is Law? 1. The law in the United States has been influenced by English, but not by French or Spanish law. F [moderate p. 3] 2. Law is intended to protect persons, but not their property, from unwanted interference from others. F [easy p. 3] 3. Businesses that are organized in the United States are subject to its laws, but not to the laws of other countries in which they do business. T [moderate p. 3] 4. Promoting social justice is a function of the law. T [moderate p. 4] 5. Law serves the functions both to facilitate orderly change and to maintain the status quo. T [moderate p. 4] 6. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it is improper for a party to be convicted in a criminal case if another party involved in the same criminal activity has been acquitted.
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Unformatted text preview: F [moderate p. 5] 7. One goal of the law is to anticipate all disputes that can arise in the future and to establish laws that address all situations before they arise. F [moderate p. 4] 8. The United States Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education demonstrates that the law’s function to maintain the status quo. F [moderate p. 5] 9. In the case of Ashcroft, Attorney General v. The Free Speech Coalition, the United States Supreme Court set aside portions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act, because the Act violated the First Amendment’s free speech clause. T [moderate p. 6] 10. According to Anotole France, the law should apply equally to the rich as well as the poor. T [easy p. 5]...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course LAW 101 taught by Professor Steinfield during the Spring '11 term at UCSC.

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