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[OK] Chapter 1 The Historical and Constitutional Foundations 1. Hawaii enacts a state law that violates the U.S. Constitution. This law can be enforced by a. no one. b. the federal government only. c. the state of Hawaii only. d. the United States Supreme Court only. ANSWER: A PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB ReflectiveSkill Level: AICPA Legal 2. Voters in North Carolina approve a new state constitution, after which the Ocean City Council passes new ordinances, the North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation issues new rules, and the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce sends out new instructions. Sources of law do not include a. instructions issued by the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce. b. ordinances passed by the Ocean City Council. c. rules issued by the North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation. d. state constitutions passed by popular vote. ANSWER: A PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB ReflectiveSkill Level: AICPA Legal 3. If a provision in the Florida state constitution conflicts with a provision in the U.S. Constitution a. neither provision applies. b. the provisions are balanced to reach a compromise. c. the state constitution takes precedence. d. the U.S. Constitution takes precedence. ANSWER: D PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB ReflectiveSkill Level: AICPA Legal 4. The U.S. Congress enacts a new federal statute that sets different standards for the liability of businesses selling defective products. This statute applies a. only to matters not covered by state law. b. only to those states that adopt the statute. c. to all of the states. d. to none of the states. ANSWER: C PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB ReflectiveSkill Level: AICPA Legal 5. The River City Council, the Santa Clara County Board, the Texas state legislature, and the U.S. Congress enact laws. These laws constitute a. administrative law. b. case law. c. stare decisis. d. statutory law. ANSWER: D PAGE: 2 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Reflective Skill Level: AICPA Critical Thinking 6. Jay is a federal judge. Jay’s judicial decisions are part of case law. This law includes interpretations of a. administrative regulations only. b. constitutional provisions only. c. statutes only. d. administrative regulations, constitutional provisions, and statutes ANSWER: D PAGE: 5 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Reflective Skill Level: AICPA Critical Thinking 7. As a judge, Phil applies common law rules. These rules develop from a. administrative regulations. b. court decisions. c. federal and state statutes. d. proposed uniform laws. ANSWER: B PAGE: 5 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB ReflectiveSkill Level: AICPA Legal 8. Jill is an appellate court judge. In this capacity, Jill establishes a rule of law. Under the doctrine of stare decisis, the principle must be adhered to by
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Dunst during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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