bus law 1 final exam

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User Robin Juratovac Submitted 12/14/11 4:54 PM Name Final Status Completed Score 216 out of 300 points Instructions Question 1 6 out of 6 points The United States Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education says that pursuant to the doctrine of stare decisis, courts cannot overrule or change a prior court decision. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False Question 2 0 out of 6 points The federal government has any powers that the Constitution does not give to the states. Answer Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: False Question 3 6 out of 6 points Based on the common law tradition, past court decisions become ____________ for deciding future cases. Answer Selected Answer: precedent. Correct Answer: precedent.
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Question 4 6 out of 6 points The party who has appealed the decision of a trial court or lower court is called the: Answer Selected Answer: appellant. Correct Answer: appellant. Question 5 0 out of 6 points The legislative branch of the U.S. government can change laws that have been interpreted by the Supreme Court. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: True Question 6 6 out of 6 points The two main functions of the U.S. Constitution are to: Answer Selected Answer: create the three branches of government and protect individual rights. Correct Answer: create the three branches of government and protect individual rights. Question 7 0 out of 6 points Under what circumstances can a state impose a tax on goods that are imported into the state from another nation? Answer Selected Answer: in no circumstances Correct Answer: if the tax also applies equally to the same kinds of goods produced
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domestically Question 8 6 out of 6 points There are no juries in United States District Courts and in United States Courts of Appeal. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False Question 9 6 out of 6 points Only unanimous decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court become precedent. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False Question 10 6 out of 6 points If the U.S. Supreme Court reaches a tie decision: Answer Selected Answer: the lower court decision that was appealed is affirmed. Correct Answer: the lower court decision that was appealed is affirmed. Question 11 6 out of 6 points In connection with the pleadings in a lawsuit, what is the “answer”? Answer Selected Answer: the response of the defendant to the plaintiff's complaint Correct Answer: the response of the defendant to the plaintiff's complaint Question 12
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6 out of 6 points What is “voir dire”? Answer Selected Answer: the jury selection process in a trial Correct Answer: the jury selection process in a trial Question 13 0 out of 6 points Punitive damages can be recovered only in strict liability, intentional tort cases. Answer
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BUL 329213 taught by Professor Singletary during the Spring '11 term at Florida State College.

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