Quiz 4 :
Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law
Congress can not just overturn a Supreme Court decision. That would undermine the separation of powers between the branches of government and the checks and balances system in place. However, Congress can amend or change the law so that it means that standard set out by the Supreme Court. For instance, they may say that flag burning for First Amendment purposes are okay, but not on school grounds for safety purposes.
Precedent means an earlier case that decides the issue. In other words, in any case court can take a look for the previous decision which is similar to current case. Though, person J and his friends must have showed some civil legal responsibility against carjacking by taking corrective action to stop him from doing some illegal thing. But, bystander obligation states that a person has no duty to resist someone in peril until and unless that person created the danger by himself.
Bill-vetoed: The bill should be approved by "House of Representatives and Senate." Once houses equally pass it, they will send it to President. If the President signs the bill, immediately it becomes law. If President rejects the bill, he will veto it-means it comes under any law. A bill -vetoed by " President." Hence, option "C" is correct. The supervising officer of U.S house of representative, hence to the given statement, option "A" (Speaker of House) is incorrect. A majority of voting members of Senate is incorrect to the given statement, because Option "B" specifies about the voting member. Supreme Court is a highest federal court in U.S; hence, to the given statement, option "D" is incorrect.