the problem of causationthe absence of lawyersthe small number of parties
an inability to mobilize litigantsQuestion 80.5 / 0.5 ptsWhich U.S. Supreme Court Justice retired on August 29, 1962, hurting Florida's chance of preserving the Bettsprecedent against Gideon's challenge?Warren.Correct!Frankfurter.Douglas.Henry.Question 90.5 / 0.5 ptsThe amicusbrief submitted by the 22 states and Fortas's brief in support of Gideon disagreed on which point?Whether to apply the counsel requirement to misdemeanors as well as felonies.Correct!What to do with regard to the defendants who had been sentenced without counsel.Whether defendants had a right to counsel immediately following arrest.What to do in regard to Gideon's specific trial and situation.Question 100.5 / 0.5 ptsWhich of the following best describes the lawyer's function within the legal system?snakes in the sand
utilized only for criminal casesCorrect!serve as gatekeepersencourage every client to go to courtQuestion 110 / 0.5 ptsIn the brief that he filed to the U.S. Supreme Court in Gideon's case, what didattorney Jacob (who represented Florida) argue the intent of the Sixth Amendment was?To protect Americans from being denied attorneys in all cases, as they were under British rule.You AnsweredTo provide a bare minimum standard for American civil liberties.Correct AnswerTo overcome a common law rule that prohibited the use of counsel in felony trials.To help criminal defendants protect their other liberties under the Bill of Rights.Question 120.5 / 0.5 ptsThe Congress is active in establishing tort reform at the national level.Correct!TrueFalseQuestion 130.5 / 0.5 ptsCritics charge that community courts:
are too formalCorrect!are too informalresult in lengthy delaysmake work for too many lawyersQuestion 140.5 / 0.5 ptsThe median verdict in automobile tort cases is around:Correct!$15,000$25,000$55,000Over $100,000Question 150.5 / 0.5 ptsTort reform has traditionally been a state legal matter.Correct!TrueFalse
Question 20 / 0.5 ptsA summons is an informal notice that you been named in a lawsuit.You AnsweredTrueCorrect AnswerFalseQuestion 30.5 / 0.5 ptsA complaint includes a:description of the courts' jurisdiction
statement of the factscause of actionremedyCorrect!all of the aboveQuestion 40.5 / 0.5 ptsDefendants in tort cases are usually large insurance companies.Correct!TrueFalseQuestion 50.5 / 0.5 ptsLess than 20% of civil cases are disposed of through a settlement.TrueCorrect!FalseQuestion 60.5 / 0.5 ptsWhich statement best describes the similarities and differences between civilprocedure and criminal procedure?Criminal procedure is more extensive than civil procedure.Civil procedure has a significant constitutional basis.
Correct!Civil procedure is more extensive than criminal procedure.
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