MaxChapter10quiz - MaxChapter10quiz 1 A legal case which...

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MaxChapter10quiz 1. A legal case which involves private rights and remedies is referred to as: o a. a civil rights case. o b. a civil case. o c. a criminal case. o d. a private case. 2. A criminal case is characterized by all the following, EXCEPT: o a. the dispute is usually set out in a petition. o b. specific charges of wrong doing are spelled out in either a grand jury indictment or writ of information. o c. the case is initiated by the government prosecutor on behalf of the public. o d. the standard proof for guilt is "beyond a reasonable doubt." 3. In Texas the standard of proof for civil cases is simply a preponderance of the evidence. o True o False 4. A court which has the power to try a case for the first time is said to have: o a. initial responsibility. o b. first call. o c. primary jurisdiction. o d. original jurisdiction. 5. Which of the following statements about the municipal courts is accurate? o a. Whether the judges in these courts have to have legal training is left up to the cities to decide. o b. They have exclusive jurisdiction to try cases of violations of municipal ordinances.
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o c. Most of the time they are not courts of record. o d. All of these choices are accurate. 6.
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