试卷一

  本题为单项选择题,限时180分钟。

  1. Bill of Rights

  a. Domestic federal legislation.

  b. Legal protection against interference of rights by private individuals.

  c. A popular name given to the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

  d. The federal constitutional provision which grants rights to state governments.

  2. Standing

  a. Abbreviation of “notwithstanding”

  b. The ability to bring a lawsuit because of a party's actual injury for which the court can provide a remedy.

  c. The ripeness of a case or controversy.

  d. The status of a person, group, or organization appearing as a “friend of the court.”

  3. Consideration

  a. Process of judicial deliberation before rendering a decision in a contested case.

  b. The lengthy recitals of “boilerplate” language appearing in many contracts.

  c. The inducement to enter a contract, and a necessary element to prove the validity of a contract.

  d. The detrimental reliance of an offeree.

  4. Promissory Estoppel

  a. A failure to prosecute a civil or criminal action.

  b. Power to make an offer to the public rather than a specific individual.

  c. Equitable doctrine recognized as substitute for consideration in some cases.

  d. Ability of an agent to bind a principal in matters beyond the scope pf agency.

  5. Punitive Damages

  a. Damages to compensate for injury .

  b. Civil damages meant to punish the wrongdoer for causing injury.

  c. “Nominal” or minimal damages.

  d. Non-monetary damages, such as an injunction (injunctive relief) or“ specific injunction (injunctive relief) or ”specific performance“ of a contract obligation.

  6. When airplanes fly over your home, are your property rights violated?

  a. No, never.

  b. Normally, no, unless the flights are low and frequent.

  c. Yes, because you own all the air above your home, into outer space.

  d. Normally, no, based on your right to quiet use and enjoyment of the property.

  7. Venue

  a. The street or avenue where a courthouse can often be found.

  b. Diversity of citizenship.

  c. The dates of a trial.

  d. The location of a trial.

  8. Deposition

  a. A tool of discovery used before trial.

  b. Statements made by a witness on the witness stand during trial (also known as “trial testimony”).

  c. The position a defendant is placed in while waiting for a trial.

  d. The court's resolution of a case.

  9. Generally speaking, a limited partnership may be dissolved by which of the following events or occurrences?

  a. By the filing of a certificate of limited partnership.

  b. By a relocation of the partnership.

  c. By the marriage of a limited partner.

  d. By the bankruptcy of a general partner.

  10. A corporation is a legal entity:

  a. created by the local government.

  b. created and recognized by an entrepreneurial agency.

  c. managed internally by the federal government.

  d. created and recognized by state law in most cases.

  11. Jurisdiction

  a. A geographic area, used primarily for determining eligibility to vote.

  b. The presence of a defendant in a state where he or she can be served with a summons or a subpoena.

  c. The power of the executive branch to enforce the judgments of the courts.

  d. The power and authority of a court or other body to render judgment in a case.

  12.Paralegal

  a. A secondary source of law.

  b. A lawyer's assistant.

  c. One who holds an advanced law degree.

  d. A law student.

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