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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS—FACTUAL APPLICATION What is Law? 71. A woman was physically abused for years by her husband. The woman has limited education and never worked outside the home. One day after being abused the previous evening, she plotted to kill her husband when he came home that night. The husband came home and the woman killed him. At the time of the crime, the husband was not making any threats. In the woman’s trial, which of the following would be most consistent with feminist legal theory? a. Whether the killing was justified should be viewed from the standpoint of a reasonable woman, not from that of a reasonable man. b. Any abuse justifies the killing of the abuser. 11 states for b. c. d. D c. d. A Schools of Jurisprudential Thought A woman should not be guilty of murder if the murder victim is a man who abused her. The jury should be composed only of women. [difficult p. 7] 72. John lives in a large city and desires to start an airport shuttle service. In order to do so, John must go through a complicated permit application and approval process. John believes that
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Unformatted text preview: this process is in place in order to protect the persons already operating such services. John believes that these rules are arbitrary, and that he should be allowed to start his business based on general notions of fairness. Johns beliefs most closely correspond to which school of jurisprudence? a. Critical Legal Studies School. b. Law and Economics School. c. Natural Law School . d. Historical School . e. Sociological School . A [moderate p. 8] 73. Betty believes that she has been discriminated against because of her sexual orientation. Although federal law does not prohibit this discrimination, Mary believes that the law should be changed in order to make the members of society more accepting of gay individuals. Marys beliefs most closely correspond to which school of jurisprudence? a. Critical Legal Studies School. b. Natural Law School . c. Historical School . d. Sociological School . D...
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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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