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The use of a jury in court is a fairly recent thing

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Malpractice is something unique in the US & has only occurred in the last few hundred years

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Malpractice has been increasing dramatically in the last ten years

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The legislative branch of government can appoint heads of the different departments of the executive branch of government

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The constitution specifies a number of different agencies that report to the president & VP

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Article 3 of the constitution authorizes the establishment of specifically tax courts

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7. If a state issue is involved such as divorce then the US Supreme Court has no authority to change the Supreme Courts Decision

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8. If someone trespasses on your land and their injured you have no liability in CA

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9. If you block the front door to someones house but they can leave out the back door it is still false imprisonment

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10. If you follow somebody closely but do not bother them, it is not a violation of the stalking laws

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11. A PT owes a duty to a person who is drowning in a swimming pool if they walk by

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12. If you are sued for malpractice, the duty must meet a local standard and not a national standard

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13. It is always easy to determine if duty has been breached in a negligence suit and never requires experts

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14. Loss of consortium is usually filed by the plaintiff

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15. Product liability is a type of intentional tort

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16. Offers and acceptances for commercial merchants are established under the UCC

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17. Under the UCC if an acceptance modifies the offer, it is valid if not objected to within 12 business days

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18. The mailbox rule states that an offer is valid at the date of receipt

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19. Gifts are a good example of contracts

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20. Punitive damages can be awarded for breach of contract

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21. Pain & suffering are awarded in a breach of contract

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22. The parole evidence rule says that you can be released from prison if you behave yourself

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23. If you assume the debt of another it must be in writing unless it is more than 100 dollars

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24. Goods over 10 dollars that are sold must involve a written contract

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25. A real estate contract to rent an apartment for 2 months does not have to be in writing

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26. A prevailing law clause states that you will use the law the state you work in

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27. In CA, an employment contract can specify that after you leave one PT practice you cant work within 25 miles within 2 years

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28. An indemnity clause specifies who will have to pay damages in legal fees if something goes wrong in a contract

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29. Criminal and civil assault and battery are exactly the same except that one is filed by the state

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30. A depraved type murder is a type of 2nd degree murder

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