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Mid-Term Exam BA-5900 October 13, 2009 Name: _______________________ Part 1. - Closed Book. Each Question is worth 3 points: 1. What are three of the protections afforded by the 1 st amendment to the US Constitution? Freedom of speech, press, religion, right of assembly, petition the government for redress of grievances 2. What are two of the rights protected by the 5th amendment to the US Constitution? Against self incrimination, no deprivation of life, liberty or property without due process of law, no taking of private property except for public purpose and payment of just compensation 3. Which amendment to the US Constitution incorporates the Bill of Rights to actions by state governments? Fourteenth amendment 4. How many courts are required by the US Constitution? 1- Supreme Court 5. What are three characteristics of the common law legal system? Stare decisis [law develops from cases] Courts are adversarial Jury trials Judges are generalists Constitutions are long standing and difficult to amend Constitution is superior to government
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6. What are three characteristics of the civil law legal system?
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