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46) Which of the following is true regarding the groups generally considered to be public figures for purposes of the public figure privilege to actions for defamation? A) Politicians and entertainers, but not small business owners, are generally considered to be public figures. B) Entertainers, but not politicians, are generally considered to.
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31) The misappropriation of trust funds or money held in a fiduciary capacity is which of the following? A) False pretenses B) Ponzi scheme C) False entries D) Defalcation E) Pretexting 32) Which of the following is an investment swindle in which high profits are promised from fictitious sources and early investors are paid off with.
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[Pet Police] Min-ji breeds German Shepherd dogs. Daniel, who lives down the street, took in a stray dog loosely identified as a Corgi-plus. The dog, Casanova, would definitely be classified as a mixed breed. Daniel allowed Casanova to roam freely. Unfortunately, Casanova went to visit Min-ji's purebred German Shepherd. Mixed.
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36) Which of the following is true regarding the apprehension necessary for the tort of assault? A) Apprehension and fear are the same thing. B) A person may be in apprehension of physical harm, even if the person is too courageous to actually be afraid of that physical harm. C) The test for.
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26) Which of the following includes destruction of a building using an explosive device? A) Larceny B) Criminal fraud C) Arson D) Extortion E) Embezzlement 27) Which of the following serves to combat bribery of foreign officials? A) The Fair Business Act B) The International Fair Business Practices Act C) The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act D) The Foreign Official Bribery.
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16) Which of the following is a purpose of tort law? A) To compensate innocent persons who are injured. B) To allow a remedy for breach of contract claims. C) To impose criminal penalties on those who commit wrongdoing. D) To encourage vigilante justice. E) To allow prosecutors to protect the vulnerable. 17) Which of these.
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41) What is the final required element of a negligence action? A) Proving reasonableness. B) Seeking damages. C) Arguing assumption of the risk. D) A defendant paying a prevailing plaintiff's legal fees. E) Receiving punitive damages. 42) Which of the following damages are intended to reimburse a plaintiff for his or her losses? A) Nominal. B) Exemplary. C) Compensatory. D).
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66) The primary type of damages in tort law is referred to as . A) Compensatory damages B) Accrual damages C) Punitive damages D) Perspective damages E) Nominal damages 67) Which of the following is not a typical type of compensatory damage? A) Damages to punish the defendant for wrongdoing. B) Pain and suffering. C) Lost wages. D) Medical expenses. E).
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51) Which of the following applies to cases in which the defendant has violated a statute enacted to prevent a certain type of harm from befalling a specific group to which the plaintiff belongs? A) Comparative negligence. B) Statutory shop act. C) Negligence per se. D) Assumption of the risk. E) Res ipsa loquitur. 52) Which.
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41) What law gives immunity to providers of interactive computer services for liability they might otherwise incur because of material disseminated by them but created by others? A) The Internet Communications Act of 2000. B) The Internet Communications Protection Act of 1998. C) The Interactive Computer Services Protection Act of 2004. D) The Blog.
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61) Which of the following occurs when a plaintiff expressly agrees, usually in a written contract, to assume the risk posed by the defendant's behavior? A) Express assumption of the last-clear-chance doctrine. B) Implied assumption of the last-clear-chance doctrine. C) Implied assumption of the risk. D) Assumption by incident. E) Express assumption of the risk. 62).
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56) Darryl is jaywalking in a jurisdiction that applies contributory negligence. Slick sees Darryl in the street, notices that he is not in the crosswalk, and proceeds to hit Darryl with his vehicle because he believes that Darryl should be taught a lesson about how to cross the street. Slick.
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ESSAY QUESTIONS 86) Legally speaking, do individuals have a general duty to rescue strangers from perilous situations in most jurisdictions? Discuss your position on whether or not individuals should have a duty under tort law to rescue strangers from perilous situations, and describe how you think the law should be written.
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21) What type of torts occur when the defendant takes an action intending certain consequences will result or knowing certain consequences are likely to result? A) Strict-liability B) Criminal C) Liability D) Intentional E) Negligent 22) What type of torts occur when the defendant is careless and acts in a way that subjects other people to.
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31) A(n) ________ occurs when one person places another in fear or apprehension of an immediate, offensive bodily contact. A) Strict responsibility B) Assault and battery C) Negligence D) Battery E) Assault 32) Peter brings in a baseball bat to hit Mary because he is mad at her. When he arrives, Mary is sleeping. He lines.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1) Negligent torts involve willfully refusing to exercise extraordinary care to protect another's person or property. A) True B) False 2) In some situations, the law specifies the duty of care one individual owes to another. A) True B) False 3) The severity of potential harm is a factor in determining whether a reasonable.
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ESSAY QUESTIONS 86) What elements are necessary to establish bribery of a public official? 87) Discuss the four alternative ways, in addition to fines, to punish white-collar criminals discussed in the text. Discuss the pros and cons of each. 88) Explain the type of conduct generally referenced by the term "criminal fraud" and.
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26) The CEO of a peanut company knows that its products test positive for salmonella but sell the peanuts away. Consequences can include: A) Only government-mandated bankruptcy and restructuring of the peanut company. B) Potential criminal charges against the CEO, as well as lawsuits brought by injured victims. C) Neither criminal nor civil.
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6) Proving that consent occurred is a defense to battery. A) True B) False 7) Defense of property cannot be a defense to a claim of battery. A) True B) False 8) Subjective opinions are subject to an action for defamation in the same way as statements of alleged fact. A) True B) False 9) Defamation can be a.
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56) Kelly is mad at Pier and locks Pier in a closet for two hours without justification. This is an example of ________. A) False imprisonment. B) Qualified imprisonment. C) Forcible detention. D) Contained detention. E) False detention. 57) Which of the following would constitute false imprisonment? A) Threatening to use immediate physical force to detain someone;.
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36) "But for" causation refers to which of the following? A) Significant cause. B) Legal cause. C) Actual cause. D) Constructive cause. E) Proximate cause. 37) Which of the following is sometimes referred to as proximate cause? A) Legal cause. B) Factual Cause. C) Actual cause. D) Significant cause. E) Cause in fact. 38) Which of the following refers to the extent.
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16) Which of the following is the term that describes wrongful behavior in a criminal action? A) Stare decisis. B) Res judicta. C) Actus reus. D) Carpe diem. E) Mens rea. 17) Which of the following is a term describing the wrongful state of mind needed for a criminal action? A) Stare decisis. B) Carpe diem. C) Mens rea. D).
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11) Three-quarters of the states remain contributory negligence states. A) True B) False 12) To use the assumption of the risk defense successfully, a defendant must prove that the plaintiff voluntarily and unreasonably encountered the risk of the actual harm the defendant caused. A) True B) False 13) Implied assumption of the risk occurs when the.
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26) Which type of tort is the most willful of torts? A) Intentional torts. B) Strict liability torts. C) Assault and battery. D) Slander. E) Negligence torts. 27) What are the three categories of intentional torts? A) Torts against decency, torts against reputation, torts against persons. B) Torts against public policy, torts against property, torts against reputation. C) Torts.
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MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1) Tort law is primarily state law. A) True B) False 2) Reinforcing a vision of a just society is one of the purposes of tort law. A) True B) False 3) A strict-liability tort occurs when a defendant acts with the intention of engaging in a specific act that ultimately results in injury. A).
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6) Embezzlement is distinguished from larceny because the embezzler does not take the property from another and is already in possession of the property. A) True B) False 7) China punishes embezzlement and bank fraud less severely than the U.S. A) True B) False 8) A corporation cannot be considered a criminal under common law because.
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36) When companies bill consumers for optional services that the consumers did not order, it is called which of the following? A) Fraudulent adding B) Stuffing C) Slamming D) Fraudulent transfer E) Cramming 37) Tricking consumers into changing their phone service to another carrier without their consent is known as which of the following? A) Cramming B) Fraudulent.
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21) Less serious crimes punishable by fines or imprisonment of less than one year are which of the following? A) Misdemeanors. B) Tort offenses. C) Any business related crime. D) Petty offenses. E) Felonies. 22) Which of the following are minor offenses usually punishable by a jail sentence of less than six months or a small.
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