Test your basic knowledge |

Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
  • If you are not ready to take this test, you can study here.
  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The documents that begin a lawsuit: consists of the complaint - answer and sometimes a reply

2. Action - print and other expression. Broader than the spoken word

3. 1250

4. A company becomes liable if they do not perform a background check

5. The floor/leadership - where it is debated upon with no time limit.

6. Termination when the offeror dies or the physical contract is destroyed

7. A tithing of 10 men put together to hold each other accountable. Anglo-saxon method of keeping the peace.

8. Trial Court

9. Type of intentional tort; the intentional touching of an individual in a way that is unwarranted or offensive

10. Reasoning court gives for the holding

11. Bottom Line answer

12. Nine.

13. The introduction of a neutral third party in resolving a dispute; not a binding decision. Voluntary settlement.

14. Talking trash

15. A less serious crime often punishable by less than one year in prison

16. The legal question that is posed in a case

17. Judges who disagree with the majority holding; states their opposing opinion

18. Written questions that the opposing party must answer in writing under oath

19. Consists of two members of the House of Representatives and two members of the senate; they try to compromise between two edited versions of a bill to make it equal.

20. Type of defense; the practice of forcing another party to behave in an involuntary manner (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats or rewards

21. Capacity; the parties must be adults and mentally competent

22. Three.

23. No self incrimination / due process (miranda warnings)

24. Due process or the right to a hearing

25. Cruel and unusual punishment

26. Refers to lawsuits; the process of filing claims to courts

27. Any scheme that attempts to unlawfully obtain money or services illegally through the US postal service

28. Malicious use of fire or explosives to damage or destroy real estate or property

29. An offered can be terminated anytime before the offer has been accepted.

30. Life - Liberty - Property

31. The obligation to decide current cases based on previous rulings.

32. Gender related; such laws must be substantially related to important government objectives. (gov't cant discriminate based on gender through the law making process)

33. Type of intentional tort (and crime); injuring someone by deliberate deception

34. When there is no contract - but the defendant makes a promise that will induce reliance. it would be unjust not to enforce the promise

35. Injuries caused by neglect and oversight rather than deliberate conduct.

36. Type of defense; when the government induces the defendant to break the law.

37. No state can deny citizens due process. (14th amendment) this incorporates states to be ruled under the constitution

38. There is no intention to a contract but the plaintiff gives some benefit to the defendant who knows the plaintiff expects compensation. it would be unjust not to award the damages.

39. Forseeable harm

40. A court will imply by conduct that there was an agreement between two parties

41. Factual case

42. The opinion of Judges who agree with the holding - but for different reasons.

43. Using false statements or bribes to obtain medicare payments from the federal or state government

44. They set time limits for debate - decide how fast the law should be deliberated and when the bill goes to the floor for debate.

45. (1)statement (2)falseness (3)communicated (4)injury

46. Right to an attorney when facing a prison sentence

47. Harm caused by a deliberate action

48. Trial.

49. Type of intentnional tort; intentionally entering land that belongs to someone else or remaining on land after being asked to leave

50. Type of intent to be proved; means the guilty act