16. Kelly files a suit against Lewis in a state court. The case proceeds to trial, after which the court renders a verdict. The case is appealed to the state's highest court.
After the state's highest court's review of Kelly v. Lewis, a party can appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court if
a federal question is involved.
a question of state law remains unresolved.
the party is unsatisfied with the result.
the state trial and appellate court rulings are different.
17. During the trial phase of Fuel Corporation
's suit against Gas Stations, Inc., their attorneys engage in voir dire. This is (Points: 2)
the assessment of the arguments on the issues.
the determination of the issues to be argued.
the litigation of the issues and arguments.
the selection of jurors.
Construction Corporation offers to buy from Dry Cement Company a certain quantity of cement for a certain price. Dry can accept the offer by (Points: 2)
promptly shipping the cement.
promising to ship the cement.
none of the above.
both A and B.
19. Sam, a citizen of Tennessee, files a suit in a Tennessee state court against United Sales Corporation, a Wyoming company that does business
in Tennessee. The court has original jurisdiction
, which means that (Points: 2)
the case is being heard for the first time.
the court does not have concurrent jurisdiction.
the court has standing.
the court has venue.
20. A contract for the sale of an apartment complex from Unique Properties to Variety Investments
contains an erroneous legal description. The most appropriate remedy for these parties is (Points: 2)
21. Miles files a suit against Nina. At the trial, each party's attorney presents the party's case before a judge who hears the dispute and renders a legally binding decision. This is (Points: 2)
22. Del, vice-president of sales for EZ Products, Inc., adheres to religious ethical standards. Their application involves an element of (Points: 2)
23. NuTech Company agrees to sell computer equipment to Office Stores, Inc. (OSI) for OSI to market to its customers. Their contract will not be enforceable unless it includes (Points: 2)
the duration of the deal.
the price of the goods.
the quantity of the goods.
the requirements of OSI's customers.
24. In making business decision, Brian, personnel manager for Conservative Investments, Inc., applies his belief that all persons have fundamental rights. This is (Points: 2)
a religious rule.
the categorical imprerative.
the principle of rights.
25. Nora's best criticism of utilitarianism is that it (Points: 2)
encourages unethical behavior.
fosters conformance with society's standards.
mandates acting in an employer's best interest.
results in human costs many persons find unacceptable.
26. Bob, research manager for Corn Products, Inc., applies utilitarian ethics to determine that an action is morally correct when it produces (Points: 2)
the greatest good for Bob.
the greatest good for the most people
the least good for the fewest people.
the least good for the most people
27. Take-It Construction Corporation makes a side payment to a government official in Nigeria in order to obtain a contract. In the United States, this is (Points: 2)
illegal and unethical
neither illegal nor unethical.
28. Judges decide cases that involve principles of various sources of law. Common law is (Points: 2)
29. Henry writes on a piece of paper, "I, Henry, promise to pay George $100." According to the UCC, this is a (Points: 2)
none of the above.
30. The state legislature of Michigan enacts a transportation statute that impinges on interstate commerce. This law will be (Points: 2)
balanced in terms of the burden on the state against the merit and purpose of interstate commerce.
balanced in terms of the state's interest in its merit and purpose against the burden placed on interstate commerce.