Civil Procedure 2 Quiz

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Civil Procedure 2 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Bring any and all claims against other parties

    • B. 

      Bring claims that arise out of the same transaction or occurence

    • C. 

      Bring claims that have the same common question of law or fact

  • 2. 
    Which FRCP Rule allows you to join a stranger in the suit?
    • A. 

      FRCP 19

    • B. 

      FRCP 13

    • C. 

      FRCP 20

  • 3. 
    What does this describe? a party who, being closely connected to a lawsuit, should be included the case if feasible, but whose absence will not require dismissal of the proceedings.
    • A. 

      Indispensible party

    • B. 

      Feasible Party

    • C. 

      Necessary Party

  • 4. 
    Which FRCP allows a plaintiff to interplead 2 or more defendants whose claims compete for an asset the plaintiff holds?
    • A. 

      FRCP 23

    • B. 

      FRCP 22

    • C. 

      FRCP 21

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is not a requirement under stautory interpleader?
    • A. 

      Nationwide personal jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Amount in controversy more then 75K

    • C. 

      Amount in controversy more then 500 dollars

  • 6. 
    What are the 4 requirements of 23(a)?
    • A. 

      Necesssary, commonality,typicality, adverse judical proceedings

    • B. 

      Commonality, adequate representation, typicality, necessary

    • C. 

      Adequate representation, typicality, numerosity, commonality

  • 7. 
    Whar does FRCP 23(g) discuss?
    • A. 

      Appointment of representative

    • B. 

      Appointment of counsel

    • C. 

      Appointment of class action class

  • 8. 
    The court does may approve any settlement or voluntary dismissal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What does CAFA stand for?
    • A. 

      Class Action For All

    • B. 

      Class Action Fairness Act

    • C. 

      Class Actions From Action

  • 10. 
    What test for preclusion does the Federal Courts use?
    • A. 

      Evidence Test

    • B. 

      Equity & Fairness Test

    • C. 

      Transactional Test

  • 11. 
      Claims which would not have been brought in the 1staction due to limitations of the court, immaturity of claim, or other reasons will NOT be barred by claim preclusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the same evidence test?
  • 13. 
    Under Rule 26(b), a party may discover any matter that is...
    • A. 

      Related & not privileged

    • B. 

      Relevant & privileged

    • C. 

      Relevant & not privileged

  • 14. 
    What is a 26(f) Conference?
    • A. 

      Pre-appeal conference

    • B. 

      Pre-trial conference

    • C. 

      Pre-discovery conference

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a vehicle of discovery?
    • A. 

      Interrogatories

    • B. 

      Non-testifying experts

    • C. 

      Mental & physical exams

  • 16. 
    Within ______ days of trial parties MUST disclose witness information.
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      28

  • 17. 
    What are the following: 1. expectation of confidentiality 2. essential to a socially approved relationship 3. not waived by disclosure
    • A. 

      Discovery Requirements

    • B. 

      Testimony Requirements

    • C. 

      Privilege Requirments

  • 18. 
    What are the 2 burdens of proof in a civil case?
  • 19. 
    Under Rul 56, a judge MUST grant summary judgment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A moving party may move for summary judgment until 30 days after the close of discovery. How many days does the non-moving party have to respond if they choose to do so?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      28 days

    • C. 

      21 days

  • 21. 
    Right to a jury requires looking at the action and relief from what year?
  • 22. 
    What rule states you must demand a jury trial?
    • A. 

      FRCP 38

    • B. 

      FRCP 39

    • C. 

      FRCP 39(b)

  • 23. 
    Under FRCP 47, during jury selection each side gets 3 of theses.
    • A. 

      Challenges for prejudice

    • B. 

      Challenges for cause

    • C. 

      Peremtory challenges

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a juror requirment.
    • A. 

      Be atleast 18 years old

    • B. 

      Reside in the judical district for atleast 6 months

    • C. 

      Be mentally & physically capable of service

  • 25. 
    Only the judge can decide the jury instructions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    What does the court look at to determine if there can be a new trial?
  • 27. 
    A party can bring a writ of mandamus at any point they feel necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    What is not a limitation on appeal?
    • A. 

      Plain Error Rule

    • B. 

      Mootness

    • C. 

      Waiver

  • 29. 
    What standard of review is done by the jury?
    • A. 

      De Novo

    • B. 

      Substantial Evidence

    • C. 

      Clearly Erroneous

  • 30. 
    What does it mean for the parties to be in privity?