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33. When statutes are passed only after considerable study, debate and public input, this is an example of which function of the law? a. Maintaining the status quo. b. Facilitating orderly change. c. Keeping the peace. d. Shaping moral standards. e. Encouraging individual justice. B [moderate p. 4] 34. What was the U.S. Supreme Court’s reaction to a case where a business executive was found guilty of aiding and abetting in the bribery of an Internal Revenue Service Agent even though the Internal Revenue Service agent had been found not guilty of the bribery in a separate trial? a. Because one of the defendants had been found guilty, then both should have been found guilty. b. Because one of the defendants had been found not guilty, they both should have been found not guilty. c. Because of the inconsistent outcomes, a third combined trial was ordered to reconcile the different outcomes. d. The decisions in both cases were thrown out, making it possible, though not mandatory, that one or both defendants would have to face another trial. e. juries
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