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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.
- Spring '11
- Civil Law