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Seaport BUS C110 Final Quiz (2014)




Question: The Constitution prescribes that the president has the veto power over any legislation, but the House and Senate can override a presidential veto with two-thirds vote in each chamber.;Question: Common law consists of decisions by courts that involve interpretation of statutes, regulations, and treaties.;Question: A holding is the court's complete answer to an issue that is critical to deciding the case and thus gives guidance to the meaning of the case as a precedent for future cases.;Question: Which of the following about the federal court system is true?;Question: Identify the correct statement about the Federal-State balance.;Question: Federal courts have to consider state-law-based claims when a case involves claims using both state and federal law.;Question: A court that hears appeals from the trial court is said to have original jurisdiction.;Question: Appellate courts do not retry the evidence, but rather determine whether the trial was conducted in a procedurally correct manner.;Question: Article III of the U.S. Constitution provides unlimited power to the federal judiciary.;Question: A federal court has exclusive jurisdiction over cases between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States.;Question: The U.S. Supreme Court can void the president's executive orders if they are contrary to the Constitution's language.;Question: States cannot constitutionally pass laws that interfere with the accomplishment of the purposes of the federal laws, but Congress can pass standards that are more stringent than the federal laws.;Question: When Congress uses its power under the commerce clause, it can expressly state that it wishes to have _____.;Question: Article I of the Constitution deals with _____.;Question: The Supreme Court has reserved for itself the power to determine when state action is excessive, even when Congress has not used the commerce clause to regulate.;Question: In a true free market, there are no parties, institutions, or governmental units regulating the price, quantity, or quality of any of the goods being bought and sold in the market.;Question: Administrative regulations are not legally binding unless they are published.;Question: Which of the following is true about a free market?;Question: The _____ governs all agency procedures in both hearings and rulemaking.;Question: Conventions are treaties on matters of common concern, usually negotiated on a regional or global basis, sponsored by an international organization, and open to adoption by many nations.;Question: ]Treaties are only binding as long as each party continues to recognize their binding effect.;Question: When the United States has imposed sanctions on trade, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) has often been the legislative basis.;Question: The act-of-state doctrine, enunciated by the Supreme Court, governs claims to recover for acts of expropriation.;Question: In a contract, national or international, the parties may specify the court where any disputes between the parties will be settled. This specification is known as the _____.;Question: When an illegal act taking place within the borders of one nation can have a direct and foreseeable impact on another nation, the principle of _____ comes into play.;Question: The seriousness of a crime is defined by the nature or duration of the punishment set out in the statute.;Question: An unintentional killing that takes place during an armed robbery is a homicide.;Question: A statement, though true, is perjury if the maker of it believes it to be false.;Question: If a defendant intends to do something that was not criminal, no act in furtherance of his intention can be an attempt.;Question: _____ is the crime of giving a false oath orally in a judicial proceeding.;Question: According to _____, evidence obtained in violation of constitutional rights from the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments are generally not admissible at trial.;Question: In a civil case, the tort victim or his family, not the state, brings the action.;Question: Intentional torts result from carelessness.;Question: The law imposes no obligation to act in a situation to which we are strangers.;Question: The actual cause of negligence is sometimes called the "but for" event that is a breach of duty on the part of the defendant.;Question: Which of the following is a proximate cause?;Question: In Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress for the first time outlawed discrimination in employment based on race, sex, or national origin.;Question: Quid pro quo sexual harassment is said to exist when any part of the job is made conditional on sexual activity.;Question: At common law, an employee at will could be fired any time, and for any reason, or even for no reason at all.;Question: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964;Question: Title VII established the _____ to investigate violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.;Question: Which of the following is not covered by federal law?;Question: The National Labor Relations Act is also known as the Norris-LaGuardia Act.;Question: The Supreme Court has said that an employer is not obligated to accept any particular term in a proposed collective bargaining agreement.;Question: Section 6 of the _____ Act says that labor unions are not "illegal combinations or conspiracies in restraint of trade, under the antitrust laws.;Question: Which of the following requires a potential employee to belong to the union before being hired and to remain a member during employment?;Question: A general jurisdiction court is also known as a circuit court.;Question: Directed verdict is a verdict decided by the jury without advice from the judge.;Question: In an adjudication;Question: The U.S. Supreme Court has articulated the view that it sets the framework for all other U.S. laws whether statutory or judicially created.


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