Question: The Constitution prescribes that the president has the veto power over any legislation, but the House and Senate can override a presidential veto with two-thirds vote in each chamber.Question: Common law consists of decisions by courts that involve interpretation of statutes, regulations, and treaties.Question: A holding is the court’s complete answer to an issue that is critical to deciding the case and thus gives guidance to the meaning of the case as a precedent for future cases.Question: Which of the following about the federal court system is true?Question: Identify the correct statement about the Federal-State balance.Question: Federal courts have to consider state-law-based claims when a case involves claims using both state and federal law.Question: A court that hears appeals from the trial court is said to have original jurisdiction.Question: Appellate courts do not retry the evidence, but rather determine whether the trial was conducted in a procedurally correct manner.Question: Article III of the U.S. Constitution provides unlimited power to the federal judiciary.Question: A federal court has exclusive jurisdiction over cases between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States.Question: The U.S. Supreme Court can void the president’s executive orders if they are contrary to the Constitution’s language.Question: States cannot constitutionally pass laws that interfere with the accomplishment of the purposes of the federal laws, but Congress can pass standards that are more stringent than the federal laws.Question: When Congress uses its power under the commerce clause, it can expressly state that it wishes to have _____.Question: Article I of the Constitution deals with _____.Question: The Supreme Court has reserved for itself the power to determine when state action is excessive, even when Congress has not used the commerce clause to regulate.Question: In a true free market, there are no parties, institutions, or governmental units regulating the price, quantity, or quality of any of the goods being bought and sold in the market.Question: Administrative regulations are not legally binding unless they are published.Question: Which of the following is true about a free market?Question: The _____ governs all agency procedures in both hearings and rulemaking.Question: Conventions are treaties on matters of common concern, usually negotiated on a regional or global basis, sponsored by an international organization, and open to adoption by many nations.Question: ]Treaties are only binding as long as each party continues to recognize their binding effect.Question: When the United States has imposed sanctions on trade, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) has often been the legislative basis.Question: The act-of-state doctrine, enunciated by the Supreme Court, governs claims to recover for acts of expropriation.Question: In a contract, national or international, the parties may specify the court where any disputes between the parties will be settled. This specification is known as the _____.Question: When an illegal act taking place within the borders of one nation can have a direct and foreseeable impact on another nation, the principle of _____ comes into play.Question: The seriousness of a crime is defined by the nature or duration of the punishment set out in the statute.Question: An unintentional killing that takes place during an armed robbery is a homicide.Question: A statement, though true, is perjury if the maker of it believes it to be false.Question: If a defendant intends to do something that was not criminal, no act in furtherance of his intention can be an attempt.Question: _____ is the crime of giving a false oath orally in a judicial proceeding.Question: According to _____, evidence obtained in violation of constitutional rights from the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments are generally not admissible at trial.Question: In a civil case, the tort victim or his family, not the state, brings the action.Question: Intentional torts result from carelessness.Question: The law imposes no obligation to act in a situation to which we are strangers.Question: The actual cause of negligence is sometimes called the “but for” event that is a breach of duty on the part of the defendant.Question: Which of the following is a proximate cause?Question: In Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress for the first time outlawed discrimination in employment based on race, sex, or national origin.Question: Quid pro quo sexual harassment is said to exist when any part of the job is made conditional on sexual activity.Question: At common law, an employee at will could be fired any time, and for any reason, or even for no reason at all.Question: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:Question: Title VII established the _____ to investigate violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Question: Which of the following is not covered by federal law?Question: The National Labor Relations Act is also known as the Norris-LaGuardia Act.Question: The Supreme Court has said that an employer is not obligated to accept any particular term in a proposed collective bargaining agreement.Question: Section 6 of the _____ Act says that labor unions are not “illegal combinations or conspiracies in restraint of trade, under the antitrust laws.”Question: Which of the following requires a potential employee to belong to the union before being hired and to remain a member during employment?Question: A general jurisdiction court is also known as a circuit court.Question: Directed verdict is a verdict decided by the jury without advice from the judge.Question: In an adjudication:Question: The U.S. Supreme Court has articulated the view that it sets the framework for all other U.S. laws whether statutory or judicially created.
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