Essentials of Torts

Criminal Justice

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Tort Law and Practice

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Tort Law and Practice

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A major difference between a tort case and a criminal case is that ________.
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B

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MATCHING -power of a court to resolve a dispute
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C

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Negligence is committed because a party knew with substantial certainty that harm would result.
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False

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To state a tort cause of action, you ________.
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A remedy is a means by which a right is enforced or the violation of a right is prevented, compensated for, or otherwise redressed.
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The primary focus of criminal law is to vindicate a private wrong.The primary focus of civil law is to vindicate a public wrong.
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The two major kinds of disputes over which courts have jurisdiction are criminal disputes and civil disputes.
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An intentional tort is committed solely because a party fails to use reasonable care.
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A/an ________ is someone who has committed a tort.
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MATCHING -determining causation
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MATCHING -liability without fault
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The two major fee-based online legal services are ________ and________.
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MATCHING -a money judgment
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Strict liability means ________.
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An award of ________ is a money judgment.
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The approximate total annual cost to society of accidental or unintentional injuries is ________
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MATCHING -connected to other computers
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MATCHING -judge-made law
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MATCHING -an offering of evidence that will prevail unless the other side presents more convincing evidence
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MATCHING -failure to use reasonable care
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