Ch02-TB2-WBL-10e

Ch02-TB2-WBL-10e - Chapter2 CourtsandAlternative...

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Chapter 2 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution N.B.:   TYPE  indicates that a question is new, modified, or unchanged, as  follows. N A question  new  to this edition of the Test Bank. + A question  modified  from the previous edition of the Test Bank, = A question  included  in the previous edition of the Test Bank. TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. The function of the courts is to interpret and apply the law. ANSWER: T PAGE: 30 TYPE: N 2. State courts are independent of federal courts. ANSWER: T PAGE: 30  TYPE: = 3. The courts are the final authority concerning the constitutionality of a law. ANSWER: T PAGE: 30 TYPE: = 4. A long arm statute is a state law that permits courts to obtain jurisdiction  over out-of-state defendants. ANSWER: T PAGE: 31 TYPE: = 11
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12 TEST BANK 2—UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 5. A state court cannot exercise jurisdiction over all of the property located  within the boundaries of the state. ANSWER: F PAGE: 31 TYPE: = 6. For purposes of diversity of citizenship, a corporation is a citizen only of the  state in which it is incorporated. ANSWER: F PAGE: 34 TYPE: = 7. The Internet has no effect on a court's assertion of personal jurisdiction. ANSWER: F PAGE: 34 TYPE: = 8. To have standing to sue, a party must have been injured or have been  threatened with injury by the action about which he or she is complaining. ANSWER: T PAGE: 37 TYPE: = 9. A state court system is typically made up of trial courts, appellate courts,  and federal district courts. ANSWER: F PAGE: 38 TYPE: = 10. The jurisdiction of state courts of appeals is substantially limited to hearing  appeals. ANSWER: T PAGE: 39 TYPE: = 11. Federal cases typically originate in federal district courts. ANSWER: T PAGE: 39 TYPE: = 12. The United States Supreme Court can review a decision by a state’s highest  court only if a question of federal law is involved. ANSWER: T PAGE: 40 TYPE: N 13. Most lawsuits are settled or dismissed before they go to trial. ANSWER: T PAGE: 42 TYPE: =
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CHAPTER 2: COURTS AND ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 13 14. Mediation is adversarial in nature. ANSWER: F PAGE: 42 TYPE: = 15. In mediation, the mediator proposes a solution that includes what com- promises are necessary to reach an agreement. ANSWER: T PAGE: 42 TYPE: = 16. A court’s review of an arbitrator’s award may be restricted. ANSWER: T PAGE: 43 TYPE: N 17. Mandatory   arbitration   clauses   in   employment   contracts   are   not  enforceable. ANSWER:
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