Chapter 1: Business and Its Legal Environment
|Assume that Congress passes a law establishing a new administrative agency to oversee cyber law issues. The agency writes rules to enable it to carry out its duties. The rules written by the agency will be known as a part of
|The Illinois state legislature passes a law raising the speed limit on certain state roads. This law becomes part of a body of law known as
|The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) passes a new uniform act related to texting while driving. This uniform act
|becomes the law in every state that adopts the uniform act through legislative action.
|Richard is a state appeals court judge. In making judicial decisions, Richard issues rulings that are consistent with precedents established in similar cases within his jurisdiction. Richard is following the principle of
|All of the cases that have been decided by U.S. judges, as well as by English judges prior to the American Revolution, constitute a body of law known as
|the common law
|Sarah prevails in her lawsuit against Carl for injuries she sustained in a car accident. As a result, Sarah is entitled to a remedy. In the U.S. legal system, Sarah’s remedy will most likely be in the form of
|A case comes before a Wisconsin state trial court on the subject of free speech on the Internet. It is a case of first impression, meaning that no case involving the same issue has been decided by the Wisconsin courts. In deciding such a case, it would not be considered proper for the judge to consider
|the judge’s personal feelings about the Internet.
|Tyler believes that some laws passed by his state’s legislature are bad, and he refuses to comply with them. He believes that there is a universal law above all others that grants rights to all people and that it is above all other laws. Tyler subscribes to what school of jurisprudential thought?
|The natural law school
|Elaine is involved in a car accident where the other driver ran a red light. To determine whether she has a case, her attorney would apply which of the following classifications of law?
|Cyber law consists of
|-traditional legal principles that have changed because of technology.
-new laws that govern unique problems related to technology.