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Quiz 2 :

Foundations of Law and Crime: Nature, Elements, and Measurement

Quiz 2 :

Foundations of Law and Crime: Nature, Elements, and Measurement

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Which of the following is indicative of a case involving civil law?
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Which of the following describes the concept of federalism?
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Which of the following is the standard used by jurors to arrive at a verdict in a criminal case?
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Which type of law would building and construction standards in a particular city be considered?
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A state's Supreme Court justice sets a precedent by interpreting and applying one of the state's laws in a particular way.On a similar case, a justice in a lower court adheres to the Supreme Court justice's interpretation of the same law.What is this an example of?
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates work environments throughout the United States.Orders and directives released by OSHA on items that workplaces must adhere to in order to be a safe work environment would be considered which of the following?
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Who is the person against whom a criminal charge is pending?
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The United States system of government is based upon which of the following concepts?
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Which of the following is true of common law?
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Which doctrine binds courts of equal or lesser levels within a jurisdiction to the principles established by higher appellate courts within the same jurisdiction?
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Who is the party who is bringing a lawsuit against someone else?
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The Code of Hammurabi set out crimes and punishments based on which philosophy?
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Published decisions from the U.S.Supreme Court and the U.S.Circuit Courts of Appeal are considered which of the following?
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Which of the following is considered to be the "supreme law of the land?"
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Which of the following is designed to avoid wrongful convictions of innocent parties in criminal cases?
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Which of the following statements is true regarding hierarchy of law?
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In some ancient societies, the punishment for stealing was to have one's hand cut off.This is an example of which source of law?
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Which describes the "eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth" crimes and punishments model?
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Which is the most distinctive aspect of Anglo-American law?
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Our modern system of law is based upon which of the following?
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