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Question 1 1. A motion to throw away a case is called:

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Which of the following is NOT true of an appeal?

Question 4 4. When witnesses are examined, who is allowed to ask questions?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. 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 8 8. Who files a complaint?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. 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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Question 11 11. Smitty was served a summons to appear in court for an auto accident, but he never showed up. What happens now?

Question 12 12. When Jane arrived at court to sue her neighbor for allowing his dog to roam in her backyard, she brought evidence. Which of the following can NOT be classified as evidence?

Question 13 13. You just received your car loan statement to find out that your interest rate has been raised over 35% making the payments unaffordable. Out for justice, you file a lawsuit against Bank of Anytown, the Governor, the President, Wall Street, Nasdaq, NYSE and a few others you cannot remember. How do you think the court will view this lawsuit?

Question 14 14. What does habeas corpus mean in English?

Question 15 15. You just found out that the State of Florida raised the fee for a driver's license by $1.00. This upsets you because you found that the extra dollar you and all other license holders of the State are paying is going to the preservation of a small beach area. Since you do not like the beach, you sue the State for using your hard earned money for such a cause. Will your case be heard?

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Question 16 16. What is needed to request that the highest court, the U.S. Supreme Court, hear an appeal from federal court?

Question 17 17. What is meant by a speedy trial?

Question 18 18. 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?

Question 19 19. What does the right to an attorney mean?

Question 20 20. What does due process mean?

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Question 21 21. Bert and Manny were involved in a car accident. Neither were seriously hurt. They decided to talk it out and come to an agreement. What did they really do?

Question 22 22. A verdict is:

Question 23 23. Judge Watson gave the jury a written list of questions to consider with regard to a case. What type of verdict does it seem like Judge Watson is considering?

Question 24 24. When a defendant pleads to a judge that the plaintiff should not be permitted to sue, he is using:

Question 25 25. Why is a writ of habeas corpus issued?

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Question 26 26. Bob and Jim are prepared to endure a legal battle in court. Neither elected to have a jury. What type of trial is this?

Question 27 27. Mary witnesses a fatal car accident and begins having nightmares as a result. Does she have standing to sue for pain and suffering or emotional distress?

Question 28 28. An appeals court ruling is final unless:

Question 29 29. Using conflict resolution:

Question 30 30. In criminal trials, a jury is _____.

Legal Procedures: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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