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Bus261 Exam




Question;Question 1 0;/ 40 points;What two kinds of jurisdiction are BOTH necessary for a;state court to have jurisdiction over a case? Describe each briefly, in your;own words. Demonstrate your understanding by providing specific examples;(either actual or hypothetical).;Question 2 0;/ 20 points;Karen, an Overland Park, KS resident, suffers from multiple;sclerosis and experiences significant pain and discomfort at times. To help;treat her, Karen?s doctor has prescribed medical marijuana. In an effort to;save money, Karen now grows marijuana in her basement, sometimes asking her;21-year-old nephew Mike to help her with the production. As a thank you for his;help, Karen lets Mike take some of the marijuana to share with his friends.;Assume for the purposes of this scenario that the Kansas;legislature has recently passed a law legalizing the use of marijuana for both;medicinal and recreational purposes. Recreational marijuana use continues to be;illegal in Missouri and other surrounding states. At the federal level, the;Controlled Substances Act (CSA) makes it illegal to manufacture, distribute;dispense, or possess with the intent to manufacture, distribute, or dispense;controlled substances, including marijuana.;The U.S. federal government has legally discovered Karen and;Mike?s activities and plans to prosecute both of them under the CSA.;What will be Karen's and Mike's best defense?;What rule of law will impact the court?s decision?;Will Karen, or Mike, or both be found guilty or innocent?;Your goal should be to write approximately 2-3 paragraphs.;TRUE/FALSE;Question 3 2;/ 2 points;Courts always interpret statutes by following the plain;meaning of their words.;True;False;Question 4 2;/ 2 points;Minor criminal cases and civil disputes are decided in the;appellate courts.;True;False;Question 5 2;/ 2 points;The stakeholder theory of corporate social responsibility;holds that rather than merely striving to maximize profits for its shareholders;a corporation should balance the interests of shareholders against the;interests of other corporate stakeholders, such as employees, suppliers;customers, and the community.;True;False;Question 6 2;/ 2 points;Profit maximization is a deontological theory.;True;False;Question 7 2;/ 2 points;The ?critical legal studies? movement regards law as the;product of political calculation and class biases of lawmakers.;True;False;Question 8 2;/ 2 points;Today, discrimination on the basis of gender receives more;strict scrutiny than discrimination on the basis of race.;True;False;Question 9 2;/ 2 points;Interrogatories are a form of discovery requiring a party to;file written answers to questions submitted to that party.;True;False;Question 10 2;/ 2 points;The doctrine of standing to sue requires that, in order to;be able to mount a civil suit, a plaintiff must have some direct and;considerable stake in the outcome of the suit.;True;False;Question 11 2;/ 2 points;State and federal declaratory judgment statutes do not allow;parties to determine their rights and duties when their controversy has not;advanced to the point where harm has occurred and legal relief may be;necessary.;True;False;Question 12 2;/ 2 points;The doctrine of stare decisis states that like cases should;be decided alike.;True;False;MULTIPLE CHOICE;Question 13 0;/ 2 points;The _____ are the documents that the parties file with the;court when they first state their respective claims and defenses.;pleadings;summons;clauses;appeals;Question 14 2;/ 2 points;Which of the following is not a prescribed guideline for ethical;decision making?;How do the alternatives impact the decision maker?;What facts impact my decision?;What are the alternatives?;What factors appeals to pity?;Question 15 2;/ 2 points;Ordinances are created by;Congress.;equity courts.;counties.;the Supreme Court.;Question 16 2;/ 2 points;Contracts sometimes contain a provision reciting that;disputes between the parties regarding matters connected with the contract must;be litigated in the courts of a particular state. What is such a provision;called?;Choice of law clause;Substantive clause;Forum selection clause;Minimum contacts clause;Question 17 2;/ 2 points;Cartman, a resident of South Park, Colorado, creates a;website called "But Seriously" which acts as an electronic billboard;for posting funny stories. Timmy, a resident of Northridge, California, posts a;story on the website. Stan, a San Diego, California resident, files a lawsuit;against Cartman in a federal district court in California, claiming that;Cartman had defamed him on his website. Based on these facts, does Cartman have;sufficient "minimum contacts" to give the California federal district;court's in personam jurisdiction over him?;Yes, Timmy's posting creates sufficient "minimum;contacts.;Yes, by creating a website that is accessible in California;Cartman has sufficient minimum contacts with that state.;No, Timmy's posting alone is not enough to create sufficient;minimum contacts.;Cartman has sufficient "minimum contacts" with;California only if Stan's claim is in excess of $75,000.;Question 18 2;/ 2 points;Jack flipped a coin five times and each time it came up;heads. His friend Atmel saw this and bet Jack that the next flip would come up;tails. Atmel figured that it was overdue for a tails and so tails was a more;likely outcome in the next flip. Atmel has fallen prey to;gambler?s fallacy.;reductio ad absurdum.;sunk cost fallacy.;argumentum ad hominem.;Question 19 2;/ 2 points;are model statutes drafted by private bodies of;lawyers and scholars.;Uniform acts;Precedents;Ordinances;Equitable remedies;Question 20 0;/ 2 points;What are statutes?;Laws made and applied by judges;Laws made by the federal judiciary;Laws made by Congress or a state legislature;Laws made by administrative agencies;Question 21 2 / 2 points;Which of the following statements is true of statutes and;statutory interpretation?;Statutes are written in different authoritative forms.;Statutes are easier to interpret than case law.;Courts begin their interpretation statues with legislative;history.;There is deliberate ambiguity in the language of statutes.;Question 22 2;/ 2 points;Which of the following is applied in a lawsuit between two;private parties?;Civil law;Procedural law;Public law;Criminal law;EXTRA CREDIT;Question 23 0;/ 1 point;Your major or desired area of study is;The correct answer is not displayed for Long Answer type;questions.;Question 24 0;/ 1 point;Your goal letter grade for this class is;Question 25 0;/ 3 points;You are taking this class because


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