Tort Law
Criminal Law
Legal Procedure
Family Law
People

100

Duty toward everyone else in society, used to determine negligence
What is a reasonable person or reasonable person standard?

100

A place of short term confinement of up to one year
What is jail?

100

the jury's decision called
What is verdict?

100

Describes relationships between parents, children, blood or group of people living together
What is a family?

100

the party that initiates the lawsuit by filing a complaint
What is a plaintiff?

200

Elements of negligence
What are duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages?

200

A crime punishable by confinement in a state or federal prison for more than 1 year
What is a felony?

200

Monetary (money) awarded to the injured party to compensate for their loss
What are damages?

200

Over 50%
What is the divorce rate?

200

initiates the case in a criminal case
What is a prosecutor?

300

Types of torts and define
What are intentional, unintentional or negligence and strict liability? On purpose, by accident (, It applies when the defendant is engaged in an activity so dangerous that there is a serious risk of harm even if he or she acts with the utmost care

300

Rights afforded to the accused (Rights the accused have) Which amendments generally?
What ar the 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Amendments? Search and Seizure, Due Process, Right to a lawyer, and Protection against Cruel and Unusual Punishment

300

Jury selection and the two ways to remove potential jurors
What is voir dire? What is peremptory and challenge for cause?

300

Age, relationship, two people, consent
What are legal aspects of marriage?

300

Criminal laws are an offense against who
Who would be people in society?

400

Something to make up for your loss
What is a remedy?

400

Gives accused the right to remain silent
What is the 5th Amendment?

400

A document sent by post to the accused person
What is a summons?

400

Without a blood test, license or a ceremony. Give one state as an example
What is a common-law marriage? Texas, Alabama, CO, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Penn, RI, SC, Utah

400

The party responding in a civil or criminal proceeding
What is a defendant?

500

Battery, assault, infliction of mental distress
What are torts that injure persons

500

Burden of proof for civil and criminal law AND who has it in both laws? Why does it differ, example?
What is beyond a reasonable doubt (Prosecutor) and by a preponderance of the evidence (Plaintiff)? Penalties are more severe in criminal law (loss of life)

500

we call a written order by the judge commanding a witness to appear and give testimony at a trial
What is a subpoena?

500

Prenuptial agreement, name change, support, inheritance, privileged communications
What are decisions in a marriage?

500

Used to decide cases. # for civil and # for criminal and amount needed
What is a jury? 6 (5 out of 6; 12 and all)