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Statutes, cases, state and federal constitutions and regulations are all authoritative sources and types of law.
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In a civil case, the plaintiff is the party (individual or group) who responds to a case filed by another.
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A case has only one function, to decide a particular controversy between parties.
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Regulations are used to enforce a statute and are generally more specific than the statute.
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A "brief", for law school purposes, is an organized, written summary of the important elements of a published case.
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In the 20th century, statutory law declined and common law became much more important.
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In a civil law system such a France, judicial decisions in cases do not become precedents and cases do not accumulate into case law.
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Appellate courts normally decide facts that are in conflict such as the credibility of witnesses.
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Res judicata is a doctrine which is strictly applied by the courts.
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The doctrine of stare decisis is the principle reason published cases are considered important.
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Laws and judicial decisions -- in spite of well-known exceptions -- have tangible social consequences that otherwise probably would not occur.
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The protection of the citizen against excessive or unfair government power is not mandated by the United States Constitution.
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Law is limited in that it dare not get too far away from popular attitudes, habits, and ideals in the various situations that arise in everyday life.
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The concept of jury "nullification" is never a factor in the United States legal system.
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The law tends to deal rather leniently with some kinds of criminal conduct that are impelled by a sense of overwhelming necessity.
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Both federal and state judges are appointed and have life tenure (i.e., "during good behavior").
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An initial difference to observe between the powers of Congress and those of state legislatures is that Congress can exercise only the powers enumerated in the Constitution.
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Congress has reduced the scope of executive (presidential) power in the last century.
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The President requires the consent of the House of Representatives in making appointments to the United States Supreme Court.
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The Supreme Court prefers to review matters which are deemed "political" rather than "judicial."
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Which of the following are the two annotated federal codes?
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Which of the following is the official reporter for the United State Supreme Court?
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What is the Supreme Law of the United States?
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What are the four parts of the I.R.A.C. approach to legal analysis?
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Which of the following is a citation verification system?
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The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals hears cases arising out of which of the following states?
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Which of the following are considered Secondary Sources of legal authority?
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Federal Regulations are first published in which of the following?
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Referencing a case in a Memorandum of Points and Authorities is called a _______?
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The case of Griswold v. Connecticut 381 U.S. 479 (1965) dealt with the Constitutional right to _______?
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Municipal ordinances are laws passed by what level of government?
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Which of the following is not part of the California State Court System?
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Which of the following is not part of the Honigsberg style of case briefing?
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Which of the following is used to support a motion before the court?
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The rules that are created by a federal agency such as the Environmental Protection Agency are called
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The Common Law System originated in what country?
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What does "stare decisis" mean?
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Which Circuit of the Federal Court of Appeals has jurisdiction over matters arising in California
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The Federal Register is published how often?
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The Holding of a Case Brief answers the question posed by what other part of a Case Brief
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