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Question 1 1. Why is a writ of habeas corpus issued?

Question 2 2. The 5th Amendment can be understood to protect against:

Question 3 3. Barry was watering the lawn. John was walking on the sidewalk and tripped over the hose causing him to break a leg. John initiates a lawsuit. Barry, not convinced that he did anything wrong, wants to complain to the court as well. What would he do?

Question 4 4. Smitty was served a summons to appear in court for an auto accident, but he never showed up. What happens now?

Question 5 5. What does habeas corpus mean in English?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true of an appeal?

Question 7 7. Using conflict resolution:

Question 8 8. Who typically is responsible for delivering a summons?

Question 9 9. Attorney Hamm was questioning potential jurors. He decided that a certain individual just would not fit in. He had no real reason, he just did not feel comfortable about this juror. He dismissed him. What right did he use?

Question 10 10. A motion to throw away a case is called:

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Question 11 11. Emma is taking Sarah to court. Emma wants Sarah's account of what happened on the record and so she decides to have Sarah come in and answer questions in the presence of her lawyer. What is this called?

Question 12 12. Barney was terminated from employment. He wanted to sue his company but decided to allow a third party to listen and decide on a resolution. Which form of dispute resolution did he agree to?

Question 13 13. When a group of employees with common interests for a group, it is called:

Question 14 14. When the local Truck Drivers Union wanted raises for their members, they went to a third party who listened to both sides and helped the union and employer come to a decision. Who was this person?

Question 15 15. Why might a defendant be tried twice for the same crime?

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Question 16 16. What does the right to an attorney mean?

Question 17 17. After deliberating for over 59 hours, the jury emerged and informed the judge that they could not come to a consensus on the case. Why is such a scenario known as a 'hung jury'?

Question 18 18. When there is no real legal base for a lawsuit, the defendant may file a:

Question 19 19. Lawyers assembled a group of potential jurors. Each juror is asked a series of questions to detect biases. This step in the legal process is:

Question 20 20. A juror is summonsed because:

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Question 21 21. Janet was walking through the grocery store when she came upon a broken jar of tomato sauce. She carefully stepped around the mess. Later that evening, she thought about all of the things that could have happened if she actually slipped because of the spill. Does Janet have a case against the grocery store?

Question 22 22. An appeals court ruling is final unless:

Question 23 23. What would be considered an example of a petit jury?

Question 24 24. Betty and her brother could not decide on who should get what after their mother passed away. So, they wrote down their wish list and discussed it amongst themselves. What form of dispute resolution did they engage in?

Question 25 25. Leeann choked on a fish bone in her tuna sandwich. She is upset and wants justice through a legal remedy. What is the legal term for this?

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Question 26 26. When a defendant pleads to a judge that the plaintiff should not be permitted to sue, he is using:

Question 27 27. In criminal trials, a jury is _____.

Question 28 28. A verdict is:

Question 29 29. When Joe was arrested for throwing a brick through the window of a liquor store, the police demanded that he admit his guilt. What should Joe have done?

Question 30 30. Pete and Nate were involved in a civil suit involving discrimination at work. Pete initiated the lawsuit and lost in lower court. He appealed the decision and took the case to federal appeals court. What should Pete include in his brief?

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