1.What has been one of the focus areas of law in the United States over the past few decades?
Removing antidiscrimination laws
Moving away from the domain of education
Guaranteeing consistency and equality
Promoting the domination of tribal societies
2.Identify the true statement about the role of law in the United States
The law has no influence on commerce and business transactions
The law is yet to introduce legal mechanisms to ensure equality in the workplace.
The law plays a role in fostering trust and reliability among merchants and consumers.
The focus of law has now significantly shifted to domination and power
3.Which of the following is one of the purposes of law today?
Acting as a change agent for commerce
Embracing discrimination laws
Excluding commercial transactions from the purview of law
4.Identify the true statement about the American judiciary.
All courts interpret laws and take decisions independently.
Certain courts have the duty to evaluate the actions of other courts.
All courts are charged with the responsibility of judicial review.
Every court has the authority to hear all kinds of cases
5.What is the function of an appellate court?
To review petitions filed by losing parties
To review the actions of federal courts
To conduct trial proceedings for lawsuits
To conduct trials for issues involving violations of federal statutes
6.Identify the courts that conduct primary trials for issues that involve federal matters such as federal regulations and statutes. The courts also hear a range of matters and provide decisions that are binding only on the parties involved.
Circuit Courts of Appeal
U.S. District Courts
State trial courts
7.What is true about arbitration as an alternative form of dispute resolution?
The arbitrator functions like a judge in a standard trial.
The arbitrator is not authorized to demand the testimony of witnesses in any dispute.
The arbitrators final decision must be approved by a higher court.
The arbitrators decision cannot be questioned under any circumstances
8.Sigma Inc. and Beta LLC. are two companies involved in a dispute. Both companies have agreed to appoint a third party an attorney to listen to their arguments and help them reach an agreement. The third party however will not render any kind of decision for the two parties involved. What type of alternative form of dispute resolution is being used by Sigma Inc. and Beta LLC.?
9.In certain cases the legal issues involve the intricacies of a specific industry or profession. In such cases which type of alternative dispute resolution is used in which a neutral professional is hired to assess and evaluate facts and arguments. The professional is expected to come up with an appropriate solution or recommendation. The professional could also collect more information if required for the case