Chap001 - Chapter 001 Our System of Law Chapter 001 Our...

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Chapter 001 : Our System of Law Chapter 001 : Our System of Law Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. It is necessary for the average person to understand some of the general principles of law. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 2. Express powers are those that are specifically stated in a statute. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 3. Unlike the federal constitution, state constitution provides safeguards for the rights of individuals within that particular state. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 4. The process of a court deciding whether a law is contrary to the constitution is known as judicial review. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 5. Court decisions are recorded in writing so that lawyers and judges can refer to them in preparing or hearing a case. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False
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6. Each amendment of the federal constitution needs to be ratified by the legislatures of half of the 50 states. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 7. The laws enacted by local government city councils are often known as ordinances. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 8. Administrative law is the body of rules, regulations, and decisions created by administrative agencies. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 9. Administrative law refers to the administration of the court system. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 10. Administrative agencies include federal agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 11. The Uniform Commercial Code has been adopted, at least partly, by all 50 states. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 12. The State of Louisiana had earlier been a Spanish territory, and therefore, has greatly been influenced by the Spanish civil laws. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False
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to bring uniformity to the laws of the states. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 14. Since its inception, the federal Constitution of the United States has been amended and changed more than 27 times. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 15. Many legal obligations are based on moral obligations, but not all moral obligations are legally enforceable. BT: Comprehension, Analysis PO: 6 True False 16. A court has appellate jurisdiction if it has the authority to hear appeals from other courts. BT: Knowledge PO: 7 True False 17. Federal district courts have original jurisdiction in cases in which the parties are residents of different states and the amount involved in the dispute is greater than $75,000. BT: Knowledge PO: 7 True False 18. There are 50 federal circuit courts of appeal, one for each state. BT: Knowledge
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course GENB 4350 taught by Professor Louis during the Spring '11 term at Houston Baptist.

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Chap001 - Chapter 001 Our System of Law Chapter 001 Our...

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