Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Quiz 3 :

Civil Liability Under State and Federal Tort Law

Quiz 3 :

Civil Liability Under State and Federal Tort Law

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A plaintiff suing a federal officer must base her or his action on which of the following?
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What does comparative negligence argue?
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What are the four elements necessary to prove negligence in a negligence tort claim?
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Slight-gross-rule comparative negligence is a type of comparative negligence law that bars recovery unless the plaintiff's negligence slight in comparison to the defendant's negligence.
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The three types of remedies in tort actions are compensatory damages, punitive damages, and proximate cause damages.
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Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, certain state claims against federal agents can also be filed in a federal court of law.
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Which of the following is true of false arrest and imprisonment?
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The authority to perform duties always creates a legal duty to perform them with reasonable care.
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Which of the following is true of wrongful death torts?
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Negligence is based on which of the following?
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There is no general civil duty to prevent a crime.
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What does contributory negligence argue?
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Which of the following are examples of areas of potential negligence in criminal justice?
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Which of the following does assumption of the risk argue?
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Which of the following is true about proximate cause?
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Which of the following is true of a Bivens action?
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Which of the following two categories of people require special duty?
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Which of the following is true of failure to protect torts?
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What constitutes negligent operation of emergency vehicles in most states?
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Which of the following are the three defenses to negligent tort actions discussed in the text?
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