Quiz 1: Introduction to Law

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Criminal law: B steals a flat-screen television and laptop from V's house, which is considered as a criminal case. V will be responsible for bringing the criminal case to the jury. Outcome: Jury believes that B burgled V house, because of state-of-the-art security system at V house, which captured the images of B. The government will seek to punish the defendant with a prison sentence or a fine. In addition, sometimes there is a chance for both prison sentence and fine. The fine money goes to the government, but not to the injured party. Civil law: B steals a flat-screen television and laptop and does damage to the property of V's house, which is considered as a civil case. V will be responsible for bringing the civil case to the jury. Outcome: Jury believes that B burgled V house, because of state-of-the-art security system at V house, which captured the images of B. The government will ask B to bare the amount of damages and V will get his injunction. However, B will not go to jail.

Legality in burning A Country's flag: In 1980's, the Supreme Court ruled over that it is legal for protesters to burn the A country's flag being protected by free speech, meaning a person cannot be jailed for such an act. There have been many attempts made to change this law but it remained same, so if the court hears that the new flag burning case in this decade also it will follow the same precedent. Following past precedent is sometimes sensible but not always. According to the case and situation, there should be a change in the particular decision.

English common law: The system of law originating in E-gl-nd was based on custom or court decision as distinct from statute law. The English common-law principles and Iroquois's system of federalism are influenced by the founding fathers. Hence, option img is correct. The English common law principles are influenced by founding fathers. However, we can choose only one as correct answer, so option img is wrong. The Iroquois's system of federalism is influenced by founding fathers. However, we can choose only one as correct answer, so option img is wrong. Both option A and option B are right answers as per the option "none of the above" img is wrong.

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