3 - stare decisis provides that each court decision is...

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T [moderate p. 9] 24. In most states today the law courts and equity courts have been combined so that both legal and equitable remedies can be sought in the same court. T [moderate p 9] 25. In general, the courts in a civil law system play a much larger role in making law than in a common law system. F [easy p. 9] Sources of Law in the United States 26. Together, the federal and state constitutions are considered the supreme law of the land. F [moderate p. 10] 27. The federal government has any power that the U.S. Constitution does not give to the states. F [moderate p. 11] 28. Codes consist of statutes that have been organized by topic. T [easy p. 11] 29. The executive and legislative branches of the federal government are each empowered to create administrative agencies. T [easy p. 12] 30. The doctrine of
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Unformatted text preview: stare decisis provides that each court decision is independent and should stand on its own. F [easy p. 13] MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONSLEGAL CONCEPTS What is Law? 31. According to the text, what is the definition of law? a. The list of actions a person must not perform. b. A A body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority. c. W The acts a person must perform in order to assure fairness. d. T Optional rules for members of society to follow or ignore as they see fit. B [moderate p. 4] 32. Which of the following is not a general function of the law? a. S Shaping moral standards. b. M Maintaining the status quo. c. E Encouraging individual justice. d. F Facilitating orderly change. C [moderate p. 4]...
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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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