Unformatted text preview: categorize criminal offenses? 12. What is the difference between a felony and a misdeameanor? 13. Be able to identify and define the following terms: mens rea/actus reus/defense/cause of action/negligence/affirmative defense/sovereign immunity/contract/consideration/property law/real property/personal property/tort law/intentional tort/contributory negligence/assumption of risk/comparative negligence/strict liability/ statute of limitations. 14. Be able to identify and explain different types of damages. 15. What are some areas of law that are preempted by the federal government? 16. What must be present for a contract to be valid? 17. What is the basic difference between a contract and a gift?...
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