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LSTD 205 Midterm Exam

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Part 1 of 1 Question 1 of 17;5.0 Points;An annotation is a secondary authority that provides commenatary on a range of legal topics and;is published on a periodic basis?;A. True;B. False;Question 2 of 17;Law review articles are often edited by top-notch law students?;5.0 Points;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;Question 3 of 17;Legal periodical articles are useful because;A.Their footnotes can lead you to other valuable sources when you are doing research.;B.They provide good insight into trends in a particular subject.;C.They are mandatory authority.;D.both a and b;5.0 Points;Question 4 of 17;A Restatement is an article that discusses in great detail the various cases on a fairly narrow legal topic?;A. True;B. False;10.0 Points;Question 5 of 17;What are the Restatements and how are they useful? (100 words essay);5.0 Points;Question 6 of 17;Administrative agencies, which derive their authority from the executive and legislative branches of;government, are a primary source of the law.;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;Question 7 of 17;Stare Decisis means that decisions from a court with substantially the same set of facts should be;followed by that court and all lower courts under it.;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;Question 8 of 17;A _______________ is a research tool that is not itself authority of any kind, but rather points you to;potentially significant authorities and validates whether a legal source is still considered good law.;A.Digest;B.Hornbook;C.Citator;D.A.L.R.;Question 9 of 17;Key Cite is used by LexisNexis as a case citator?;5.0 Points;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;Question 10 of 17;When researching statutes, if you do not know the proper or formal name of the statute, but you do know;the colloquial name, or an acronym, you can find the statute using the Popular Name Index.;A. True;B. False;10.0 Points;Question 11 of 17;What are the Primary Sources of Law, and how are they inter-related? (250 words);Question 12 of 17;Wikipedia is a respected source of information in the legal field?;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;5.0 Points;Question 13 of 17;The two most prominent manuals for citation rules in the legal profession are the Blue Book Uniform;System of Citation and the APA Method of Citation?;A. True;B. False;5.0 Points;Question 14 of 17;If the language of a statute is unclear, the legislative history may be used to support an argument for a;particular interpretation of the statutory language?;A. True;B. False;10.0 Points;Question 15 of 17;If a senior partner in a law firm asked you to locate a case and he or she did not provide you with the;name of the case, but only a few facts concerning the law or the facts of the case, how would you locate;such a case? (250 words essay);5.0 Points;Question 16 of 17;Briefly discuss the differences between personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction. (100 words;essay);5.0 Points;Question 17 of 17;What is the difference between mandatory and persuasive authority? (100 words essay)

 

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