Mootness: Legal Definition & Doctrine


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The concept of mootness comes from which part of the U.S. Constitution?

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1. Mootness arises when ________________________.

2. Which type of cases are exempt from the mootness doctrine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of mootness and what it means for court cases. You will be quizzed on what causes mootness to arise.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • What happens when all issues of a case become moot
  • Part of the U.S. constitution from which mootness comes
  • What is a justifiable controversy
  • Cases exempt from mootness doctrine

Skills Practices

This assessment allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on mootness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mootness arising in a case
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding justifiable controversy

Additional Learning

Learn more about mootness with the related lesson on Mootness: Legal Definition & Doctrine. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines mootness
  • Explain the importance and purpose of mootness
  • Detail exceptions to mootness