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Searching databases is frequently frustrating because

Question : Searching databases is frequently frustrating because : 2162285

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

21) Searching databases is frequently frustrating because:

A) Using words that can have multiple meanings can produce too few results

B) Using common words can produce too many results

C) Using words that have specific legal meaning can produce too many results

D) All of the above

22) Maintaining a calendar system is important because:

A) It is a good tool to keep office attorneys informed of court appearances

B) It is a good tool to keep office attorneys informed of client meetings

C) It is a good tool to keep office attorneys informed of client meetings and court appearances

D) It is a good tool to keep track of friends' birthdays and anniversary dates

23) Technology has:

A) Made paper forms of limited use as interview forms for data entry into a case management software program

B) Made paper forms of limited use as interview forms for initial client contact

C) Made the use of paper forms obsolete

D) All of the above

24) Trial notebooks:

A) Are obsolete due to technological advances in the law office

B) Are easy to maintain when there are multiple members of a legal team

C) Represent a way of organizing and managing a case for litigation purposes

D) All of the above

25) In litigation with hundreds or thousands of documents:

A) The paralegal is not responsible for storing and retrieving documents

B) The paralegal will use technology to efficiently store and retrieve documents as they are requested by the attorney

C) The paralegal may use technology to assist in storing and retrieving documents but must also check to be certain the document retrieved is the one requested by the attorney

D) The paralegal will be responsible for storing and retrieving documents as they are requested by the attorney

26) Which has contributed to the increased use of technology in the management of cases and litigation?

A) Expenses related to litigation

B) Increased complexity of cases

C) Shortened time to prepare for trial due to courts' rules designed to reduce backlogs

D) All of the above

27) Which is entered in the law firm calendar system?

A) Deadlines for the statute of limitations

B) Appointment reminders

C) Due dates for responses to pleadings, motions, and discovery

D) All of the above

28) Collaboration with other law firms is helpful but can be challenging because:

A) The exchange of paper resources is often difficult to coordinate

B) The competitive nature of all law firms can get in the way of cooperation

C) Communicating around the schedule of other attorneys can be difficult

D) All of the above

29) The following are closely related in the functioning of a law office:

A) Conflict checking

B) Expense tracking

C) Billing

D) All of the above

30) Case and litigation management:

A) Required a central repository where members of the legal team can store and share information

B) Require a central repository of information gathered by the team members

C) Can be accomplished with cloud computing only

D) None of the above

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

31) The judicial branch of the state and federal governments creates law by enacting statutes.

32) The system of using prior case law decisions for making current decisions is called stare decisis.

33) A constitution is a document that establishes the conception, character, and organization of a government.

34) All crimes result in civil litigation.

35) In civil litigation, the two main causes of action are torts and contracts, and within each are distinct causes of action.

36) The two forms of remedies are monetary and equitable.

37) Courts will consider a case even if the court lacks jurisdiction if there is sufficient public interest in the case.

38) Personal jurisdiction is also known as in personam jurisdiction.

39) The location of the parties and witnesses are factors to consider in deciding venue.

40) Substantive law concerns the application of statutes and caselaw that determine the rights and obligations of the plaintiff and defendant.

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