Question 1

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The stability and predictability of the law are essential to business activities.








Question 2

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The courts, in interpreting statutory law, may rely on sources outside of the statute (such as past precedent) as a guide to what the legislature intended.








Question 3

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Consider the following facts:  As a judge, Baxter applies common law rules. These rules develop from:


D​ecisions of the courts in legal disputes



​Regulations issued by administrative agencies



Statutes enacted by Congress and the state legislatures



Uniform laws created by legal scholars



None of the above



Question 4

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Consider the following facts:  The North Carolina state legislature enacts a law that violates the U.S. Constitution. This law can be enforced by​:


No one



The federal government only



The state of North Carolina only



The United States Supreme Court only



Individual business owners



Question 5

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Consider the following facts:  Martin Luther King, Jr. played a singular role in the most significant social movement in the history of the United States—the Civil Rights Movement.  King has been chronicled in books and movies, and is featured on mementoes, some of which are offered for sale by PriceMart Corp. Under the principles discussed in “A Sample Court Case,” Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self-Development v. Target Corp.” (pp. 21-23 of the textbook), PriceMart’s sale of these items most likely:


Constitutes misappropriation



Implies something false about King’s legacy



Is a qualified privilege to communicate on matters of public interest



Violates the common law right of publicity



All of the above



Question 6

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A business firm may have to comply with the laws of any jurisdiction in which it actively targets customers.​








Question 7

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To have standing to sue, a party must be “standing” in the geographical jurisdiction of the court in which a suit is filed.​








Question 8

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Consider the following facts:  Marty files a suit against Norah, Inc. in a state court over an employment contract.  The case proceeds to trial, after which the court renders a verdict. The case is appealed to an appellate court.  After the highest state court’s review of Marty v. Norah, a party can appeal the decision to the United States Supreme Court:


If Marty wants to challenge the result



If a federal question is involved



If a question of state law remains



Under no circumstances



If the amount in controversy exceeded $75,000



Question 9

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Consider the following facts:  SPF Sunscreen Corporation and Taylor agree to resolve their dispute through arbitration. The arbitrator’s decision is called​:


A conclusion of law



A finding of fact



An administrative ruling



A verdict



An award



Question 10

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Consider the following facts:  Daniel files a lawsuit against Ava, alleging that she failed to pay him for two months’ labor at her Choice Cheese Factory.  Ava denies the charge and claims that Daniel breached their contract to produce a certain quantity of cheeses and owes Ava damages for the breach.  Ava’s claim is a:











Qui tam proceeding






Question 11

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Constance Bagley, in her article “What’s Law Got to Do With It?” suggests that business people should view law purely as a constraint and focus on compliance.







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