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Quiz 5 :

Litigation and Alternatives for Settling Civil Disputes

Quiz 5 :

Litigation and Alternatives for Settling Civil Disputes

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The order in which the events of a civil trial occur is
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Removal for cause is a device used to prevent a prospective juror who is biased from serving on a case.
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After a pretrial conference is held and the plaintiff and defendant do not settle, the case is dismissed by the judge.
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Most civil cases are settled before they go to trial.
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A civil jury in most states is now composed of at least twelve people.
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The appeals procedure in a civil case is simple and inexpensive.
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Interrogatories are:
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Jurors selected to serve on a civil trial jury are called grand jurors.
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Once a party to a lawsuit "wins" the case, the "winning" party will have very little difficulty in collecting the amount of damages awarded by the jury.
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The plaintiff in a civil lawsuit is the
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The qualifications of potential jurors are determined through a process called voir dire.
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A major reason for finding alternatives to a lawsuit is that the person you are thinking of suing may be judgment proof.
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The statement made by the judge to the jury before jury members retire to the jury room to discuss the case is called the judgment.
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If a person feels that he or she has been injured by the actions of someone else, he or she may start a court action against that person to obtain relief by filing a
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The first papers served in a civil action are
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All cases must be tried before a jury.
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To bring a witness into court, he or she must be served with a summons.
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One form of discovery technique is a default judgment.
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The plaintiff in a civil action is the state or federal government acting for the person bringing the lawsuit.
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In a civil lawsuit during a pretrial proceeding, if the defendant's attorney claims that the evidence is not sufficient to continue the case, she may make a motion for immediate judgment on the case.
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