Law 101 (Md-term)

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PARALEGAL 101


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  • 1. 
    POWER OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PREVENT STATES FROM PASSING CONFLICTING LAWS AND SOMETIMES EVENT TO PROHIBIT STATES FROM PASSING ANY LAWS IN A PARTICULAR SUBJECT
    • A. 

      UNREASONABLE DOUBT

    • B. 

      PREEMPTION

    • C. 

      MENS REA

  • 2. 
    A BAD ACT IS ALSO KNOWN AS
  • 3. 
    A BAD INTENT IS ALSO KNOWN AS
  • 4. 
    WHAT PROSECUTION OR PLAINTIFF MUST BE ABLE TO PROVE IN ORDER FOR THE CASE TO GO TO THE JURY-- THAT IS, THE ELEMENTS OF THE PROSECUTION 'S CASE OR THE PLAINTIFF'S CAUSE OF ACTION
    • A. 

      PREEMPTION

    • B. 

      PRIMA FACIE

    • C. 

      JURISDICTION

  • 5. 
    THE POWER OF THE COURT TO HEAR A CASE
    • A. 

      JURISDICTION

    • B. 

      WRIT OF CERTIORARI

    • C. 

      INTERROGATORIES

  • 6. 
    A MEANS OF GAINING AN APPELLATE REVIEW
    • A. 

      PERSONAL JURISDICTION

    • B. 

      WRIT OF CERTIORARI

    • C. 

      WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS

  • 7. 
    THE POWER OF THE COURT TO FORCE A PERSON TO APPEAR BEFORE IT. (STATE COURT) DEFENDANT MUST EITHER BE A RESIDENT OF THE STATE OR HAVE SOME MINIMUM CONTACT
    • A. 

      PERSONAL JURISDICTION

    • B. 

      JURISDICTION

    • C. 

      NEGLIGENCE

  • 8. 
    THE FAILURETO ACT REASONABLY UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES; MOST COMMON CATEGORY OF TORT LAW
    • A. 

      ARBITRATION

    • B. 

      MEDIATION

    • C. 

      NEGLIGENCE

  • 9. 
    THE LAW THAT SETS THE LENGTH OF TIME FROM WHEN SOMETHING HAPPENS TO WHEN A LAWSUIT MUST BE FILED
    • A. 

      STATUTE OF LIMITATION

    • B. 

      REMAND

    • C. 

      REVERSE

  • 10. 
    A DECISION IS _________________ WHEN AN APPELLATE COURT OVERTURNS OR NEGATES TE DECISION OF THE LOWER COURT
    • A. 

      REMAND

    • B. 

      REVERSE

    • C. 

      REWIND

  • 11. 
    THE PRETRIAL ORAL QUESTIONING OF THE WITNESS UNDER OATH
    • A. 

      VOIR DIRE

    • B. 

      COMMON LAW

    • C. 

      DEPOSITION

  • 12. 
    AN EXAMINATION OF PROSPECTIVE JUROR TO SEE IF HE OR SHE IS TO SERVE THE JUROR
    • A. 

      ENACTED LAW

    • B. 

      FEDERALISM

    • C. 

      VOIR DIRE

  • 13. 
    AN ADR (ALTERED DISPUTE RESOLUTION) WHEREBY A NEUTRAL 3RD PARTY ASSIST THE PARTIES IN REACHING A MENTALLY AGREEABLE  VOLUNTARY COMPROMISE
    • A. 

      MEDIATION

    • B. 

      ELEMNTS OF VALID CONTRACT

    • C. 

      NEGLIGENCE

  • 14. 
     A SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH THE AUTHORITY TO GOVERN SPLIT BET-SINGLE , NATIONAL, CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
    • A. 

      PROVISION

    • B. 

      FEDERALISM

    • C. 

      FEUDALISM

  • 15. 
    A MEETING OF THE ATTORNEYS AND JUDGE PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF THE TRIAL
    • A. 

      LEGAL REASONING

    • B. 

      CAUSE OF ACTION

    • C. 

      PRETRIAL CONFERENCE

  • 16. 
    THE APPLICATION OF LEGAL RULE TO A CLIENT'S SPECIFIC  FACTUAL SITUATION
    • A. 

      ANALOGOUS FACTS

    • B. 

      DISTINGUISHABLE FACTS

    • C. 

      LEGAL REASONING

  • 17. 
    AN OPINION THAT DISAGREES WITH MAJORITY'S DECISION AND ITS REASONING
    • A. 

      COMPLAINT

    • B. 

      DISSENTING TO OPINION

    • C. 

      ANALOGOUS

  • 18. 
    A CLAIM BY THE DEFENDANT AGAINST THE PLAINTIFF
    • A. 

      CLAIM

    • B. 

      COUNTER CLAIM

    • C. 

      DISTINGUISHED

  • 19. 
    THE PLEADING THAT BEGINS  A LAWSUIT
    • A. 

      DISSENTING OPINION

    • B. 

      CROSS CLAIM

    • C. 

      DISTINGUISHED

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