UCC brown ch3 solution

UCC brown ch3 solution - ch3 Student: _ 1. The adaptive...

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ch3 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The adaptive attribute of law is demonstrated by a court refusing to consider political questions. True False 2. A court that only has the power to hear tax cases would be a court of special jurisdiction. True False 3. Federal question jurisdiction must involve, among other things, an amount over $75,000. True False 4. Subject matter jurisdiction in federal court cannot arise in cases of diversity if no federal law is involved. True False 5. The process of moving a case from a U.S. District Court to a state court is called removal. True False 6. The U.S. federal court system is divided into 13 circuits. True False 7. The U.S. Supreme Court has original jurisdiction in a case in which a state is a party. True False 8. State trial courts are known as limited jurisdiction courts. True False 9. State appellate courts typically have a three-judge panel deciding a particular case. True False 10. The decisions of state supreme courts are final unless a federal issue or a constitutional right is involved. True False 11. An inactive advertisement on the web would usually not establish jurisdiction under the minimum contacts theory. True False 12. A defendant is a person who begins a lawsuit by filing a complaint against a plaintiff in a trial court of general jurisdiction. True False
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True False 14. A demurrer is a motion for dismissal of a case for failure to state a claim for which relief can be granted. True False 15. The defendant's Answer may contain an affirmative defense but not a counterclaim. True False 16. If Joe sues Marie as the result of a contract dispute, Marie cannot request that Joe undergo a physical examination. True False 17. Having been called for jury selection, Lawrence discovered that the defendant in the trial is the brother of his stockbroker. The lawyers may rightfully reject Lawrence on the grounds that his relationship with the stockbroker may affect his ability to be an unbiased juror. True False 18. Jury instructions contain the judge's opinion of the evidence presented. True False 19. The term "damages" refers to court costs paid by the plaintiff. True False 20. Formal criminal charges may be brought against a defendant without a grand jury being involved. True False 21. Most of the time courts with appellate jurisdiction are empowered to determine whether the Lower courts have made errors of law. This process is referred to as A. Plenary review B. Clearly erroneous standard C. Abuse of discretion D. De novo review 22. The basic court of general jurisdiction in the federal system is called the A. Small-claims court B. Administrative court C. District court D. Common pleas court
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course ACC online taught by Professor Prof during the Spring '10 term at Seton Hall.

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UCC brown ch3 solution - ch3 Student: _ 1. The adaptive...

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