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Civil & Criminal Law Review Activity

Civil & Criminal Law Review Activity

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  • 1. Twenty Questions Review Game Civil & Criminal Law
  • 2. Twenty Questions 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
  • 3. 1. The burden of proof in a civil case is called:
    • Preponderance of Evidence ( a more convincing case).
  • 4. 2. Who is responsible for filing charges in a criminal case?
    • The District attorney
  • 5. 3. When a crime is committed, who is the crime committed against?
    • Society
  • 6. 4. Compensatory damages include:
    • Specific damages (medical bills, lost wages)
    • Pain & suffering
  • 7. 5. What are the names of the two parties in a civil case (______ V _________ ) ?
    • Plaintiff and defendant
  • 8. 6. How is a plaintiff’s attorney paid? How much is the attorney paid? What is the fee called?
    • The plaintiff’s attorney is paid a percentage of the winning damages (30% to 40%).
    • Contingency fee
  • 9. 7. Identify the defendant in the Hot Coffee case? What were two arguments made by the defendant?
    • McDonald’s
    • A spokesman for the National Coffee Association says that McDonald’s coffee conforms to industry standards.
    • Stella Liebeck may have contributed to her injuries by holding the cup between her legs and not removing her clothing immediately.
  • 10. 8. Damages that make up for harm done are called
    • Compensatory Damages
  • 11. 9. Identify the term for the following definition:Rules and regulations made and enforced by the government (local,state, federal) legislative branch to regulate the conduct of people within a society.
    • Laws
  • 12. 10. How are crimes classified? What are the names of the three categories of crime?
    • According to seriousness.
    • Felony, misdemeanor, summary offense
  • 13. 11. In a state using comparative negligence, a jury decides that Jenica (plaintiff) suffered $100,000 in damages from a car crash with Noah (defendant), that Jenica is 30% at fault and Noah is 70% at fault. What is the outcome?
    • A. Jenica will not recover any money from Noah.
    • B. Jenica will recover $30,000 from Noah.
    • C. Jenica will recover $70,000 from Noah.
    • D. Jenica will recover $100,000 from Noah.
  • 14. 12. All laws are divided into two broad categories . What are the two categories? Give one example for each type of law.
    • Civil & Criminal
  • 15. 13. Match the following terms to the appropriate type of law (civil law, criminal law or both): unanimous, jury trial, murder, damages, district attorney
    • Criminal, both criminal, civil, criminal
  • 16. 14. Explain the concept of comparative negligence .
    • A finding that the plaintiff was partly at fault.
    • Therefore, the plaintiff does not deserve full compensation for his injuries.
    • Based on %. For instance, if 40% of the accident was the plaintiff’s fault, the plaintiff’s damages are reduced by 40%.
  • 17. 15. How would you determine if a set of circumstances (such as the Ricky Delrio case) involves civil or criminal law?
    • Is the act prohibited by society?
    • Was the act “avoidable” or unavoidable?
    • Is it a personal wrong ?
    • Was the act intentional or unintentional?
  • 18. 16. What is not a valid explanation about crime? A. Wrongs against society B. Wrongs against the victim C. Prosecuted by the district attorney D. Preserves peace, order and harmony
    • B. Wrongs against the victim
  • 19. 17. True OR False-According to our class discussion, actions which are “avoidable” and cause an accident are considered a civil act.
    • False
    • If the act is “avoidable” it’s criminal.
  • 20. 18. Who is responsible for filing charges in a criminal case?
    • District Attorney
  • 21. 19. A person who commits a civil wrong against another A. Guilty of a crime, B. Guilty of a civil wrong (tort) C. Liable for a crime D. Liable for a civil wrong (tort)
    • D. Liable for a civil wrong (tort)
  • 22. 20. True or False-The prosecution seeks compensation from the defendant in a criminal case.
    • False
    • The prosecution can request the court to order the defendant to pay restitution .

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