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A city ordinance allows only two hot-dog stands to operate in the city's downtown area. If someone who would like to add another hot-dog stand challenges this ordinance under the equal protection clause, the rule will be subject to: Rational basis test
ongress passes a law prohibiting cigars made in Cuba from being sold in the United States. The Florida state legislature then passes a law allowing the sale of Cuban cigars in Florida. If the constitutionality of the Florida law is challenged in court, it struck down on the basis of the supremacy clause.
Steve, a citizen of New York, wants to obtain a business license in Illinois. The Illinois legislature passed a law requiring nonresidents to pay a $1,500 fee to apply for business licenses in the state of Illinois. Illinois residents pay nothing for a bu privledged and immunities clause
Ocean City passes an ordinance that prohibits all churches from meeting within its city limits. This rule affects the residents' constitutional right to: substansive due process
. Congress has passed which of the following acts that allows the FBI to access this kind of information? Patriot Act
John operates a profitable business selling child pornography. His enterprise is likely to be: considered criminal
he state of Michigan was in an economic crisis. The governor and legislature asked Congress to exempt Michigan's citizens from their federal tax burden for two years. Does Congress have the authority to make the exemption? . No, the taxing and spending clause requires that taxes be imposed uniformly throughout the United States.
A state legislature passes a statute prohibiting businesses from supporting any political candidate. If some business owners challenge the constitutionality of the law in court, will the law be upheld?
Andy decides to go skydiving for his 40th birthday. He signs a waiver, boards the plane and prepares for the jump. Everything is going smoothly until just before landing, a down draft forces Andy down at a much faster rate into the ground, causing injury assumption of the risk
Ted is running down the sidewalk at a high rate of speed and bumps into Robin, knocking her down. She jumps back up and continues on. In a negligence action, all of the following elements would be met except: damages
Abigail takes Julie's laptop without her permission, and when she returns it a week later, it is obvious it has been damaged. Abigail has probably committed the tort of Trespass to property
Mel sent Jasper an e-mail message telling Jasper that his wife had been killed in a car accident, and Mel knew this was untrue. Jasper may be able to successfully sue Mel for:
United Tires uses a faulty design in designing its tires that causes them to blow out after 50,000 miles. Jessa is injured when her right-rear tire incurs a blowout. She can sue United Tires under which of the following theories of strict liability? Design defect
Carl sues Goldman Manufacturing, alleging he suffered injuries as a result of a design defect in Goldman's food processor. To prevail in this lawsuit, Carl must show that Goldman Manufacturing: a. had a reasonable alternative design available, which it failed to use.
john purchases a blender from JuiceMart. A crack in the plastic casing causes the blade to swing out of control and fly at John's arm. John is shaken up by the incident but otherwise uninjured. John's strict product liability suit will most likely: fail because John did not incur physical harm to self or property
A fast-food chain restaurant would not be liable for the failure to disclose the adverse health effects of eating its fatty food based on the defense of: knowledgable user
arvey is driving while intoxicated in his new truck when his tire blows out. He loses control of the truck and crashes into a tree, causing injury to himself and to his vehicle. The tire is determined to be defective. Which of the following defenses would COmparitive negligence