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TRUE/FALSE

The pattern of rules that society uses to control the conduct of individuals in their relationships is called law

True

2

TRUE/FALSE

The law works to cause our society to operate in an inefficient manner.

False

3

TRUE/FALSE

Law is often defined as the body of principles that courts will enforce.

True

4

TRUE/FALSE

Jane asserts she has a legal right. Jane is really saying she has an obligation to perform or refrain from performing an act.

False

5

TRUE/FALSE

Rights always stand alone, without any duties.

False

6

TRUE/FALSE

Rights guaranteed in the United States Constitution are accompanied by duties.

True

7

TRUE/FALSE

Court decisions and statutes can take away rights created by the United States Constitution.

False

8

TRUE/FALSE

One of our most important rights is the right of privacy.

True

9

TRUE/FALSE

The right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures conducted by the police is guaranteed by state statute.

False

10

TRUE/FALSE

The United States Constitution provides that we have a right to be free from intrusions by others.

True

11

TRUE/FALSE

The private life of a nonpublic citizen is subject to public scrutiny.

False

12

TRUE/FALSE

One advantage of our current legal system is that the growth of technology has not created many new laws.

False

13

TRUE/FALSE

The right of privacy does not apply to intrusions into our privacy by means of new technology.

False

14

TRUE/FALSE

Several layers of law are enacted at different levels of government to provide the framework for business and personal rights and duties. At the base of this framework of laws is constitutional law.

True

15

TRUE/FALSE

A constitution is a body of principles that establishes the structure of a government and the relationship of that government to the people who are governed.

True

16

TRUE/FALSE

Statutes are the only source of law.

False

17

TRUE/FALSE

Within each state in the United States, only one constitution is in force.

False

18

TRUE/FALSE

In addition to state legislatures and the United States Congress, all cities, counties, and other governmental subdivisions have some power to adopt ordinances within their sphere of operation.

True

19

TRUE/FALSE

Both Congress and state legislatures enact statutory law.

True

20

TRUE/FALSE

Administrative regulations are a type of law.

True

21

TRUE/FALSE

Administrative regulations generally do not have the force of a statute.

False

22

TRUE/FALSE

Case law consists of the rules and regulations parties agree to as part of their contractual relationship.

False

23

TRUE/FALSE

Courts can create law.

True

24

TRUE/FALSE

When a court decides a new question or problem, the decision is called a precedent.

True

25

TRUE/FALSE

The group of time-honored rules that courts have used to solve similar problems for decades is called stare decisis.

True

26

TRUE/FALSE

Time honored rules of the community are called the common law.

True

27

TRUE/FALSE

Treaties made by the United States are not deemed part of the law.

False

28

TRUE/FALSE

Uniform State Law generally is not applicable to business.

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29

TRUE/FALSE

Those uniform state laws that have been adopted by individual states were first written by Congress.

False

30

TRUE/FALSE

Substantive law creates rights and duties.

True