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Question 11.An example of a case law in the legal framework of the United States is:
Question 22.An ancient collection of unwritten maxims and customs upon which English judicial decisions are made is Blackstone's definition of _____.
Question 33.Case law can be derived from:
Question 44.Commentaries on the Laws of England compiled by Sir William Blackstone had a profound and essential effect, as it was one of the primary and guiding documents of the system, on initially establishing _____ .
Question 55.Laws are generally created so that they reflect what the majority think or believe is right, due to the fact that:
Question 66.Statutory law can be defined as:
Question 77.Previous cases may be defined as:
Question 88.Laws may be defined as:
Question 99.Stare Decisis is significant to the legal framework of the United States and may be defined as follows:
Question 1010.Following the ruling of the United States Supreme Court is obligatory for which of the following:
Question 1111._____ is included in the definition of business law.
Question 1212.All laws that govern how to form, start, buy, manage and close or sell any kind of business are called _____ .
Question 1313.Business law includes which of the following areas of law?
Question 1414.A contractor is hired by a homeowner to install a pond in her backyard. Once the project is completed, the homeowner discovers the contractor chose to use a thin plastic liner in place of the agreed upon pond liner. The thin liner will not withstand the extreme conditions of an outside pond in her geographic area and thus, it will not last as long as expected. This is an example of _____.
Question 1515.Businesses that sell items need to be familiar with the provisions of:
Question 1616.Partnerships, sole proprietorships, and limited liability companies are all types of:
Question 1717.Several lawsuits were filed against General Motors as accidents and deaths were linked to the discovery that several of the company's automobiles had faulty ignition switches. This led to engines shutting off while individuals were driving, airbags not inflating, and power steering and brakes being disabled. Which of the following types of claims is this an example of?
Question 1818.What is the rule that tells courts to follow previous decisions?
Question 1919.Based on the recent Supreme Court Case, Obergefell v. Hodges, is the Supreme Court obligated to always rule based on the precedent they set of guaranteeing same-sex couples the right to marry?
Question 2020.Which of the following is a true statement about precedent?
Question 2121.What type is our American law system?
Question 2222.The United States Supreme Court issues a court ruling that taxes are unconstitutional. What is it called when this decision becomes a rule for other courts?
Question 2323.In what way is the Supreme Court similar to early English tribal leaders?
Question 2424.What do case law, statutory law and local ordinances have in common?
Question 2525.If there was a dispute about grazing a flock of sheep on another person's property, how would have early English tribes resolved the dispute?
Question 2626.Why are our laws not exactly the same as the laws set down by the original settlers of the 13 Colonies?
Question 2727.Why must the people agree with the laws created by government?
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