TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch01

TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch01 - Chapter 1THE NATURE AND SOURCES OF LAW...

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Chapter 1—THE NATURE AND SOURCES OF LAW TRUE/FALSE 1. The pattern of rules that society uses to control the conduct of individuals in their relationships is called law. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 2. The law works to cause our society to operate in an inefficient manner. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 3. Law is often defined as the body of principles that courts will enforce. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 4. Jane asserts she has a legal right. Jane is really saying she has an obligation to perform or refrain from performing an act. ANS: F TOP: MSC: AACSB Analtyic 5. Rights always stand alone, without any duties. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 6. Rights guaranteed in the United States Constitution are not accompanied by duties. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 7. Court decisions and statutes can take away rights created by the United States Constitution. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 8. One of our most important rights is the right of privacy. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 9. The right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures conducted by the police is guaran- teed by state statute. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 10. The United States Constitution provides that we have a right to be free from intrusions by others. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 11. The private life of a nonpublic citizen is subject to public scrutiny. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic
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12. One advantage of our current legal system is that the growth of technology has not created many new laws. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 13. The right of privacy does not apply to intrusions into our privacy by means of new technology. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 14. E-mail accounts of employees that are created through their employer are not private. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 15. The expression "a law" is usually employed to indicate a statute. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 16. Statutes are the only source of law. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 17. Within each state in the United States, only one constitution is in force. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 18. City ordinances have the same binding effect as state legislative acts. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 19. State legislatures, not Congress, enact statutory law. ANS: F
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TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch01 - Chapter 1THE NATURE AND SOURCES OF LAW...

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