BUSC 185 • LEGAL REVIEW
1 IN A MAJOR CRIMINAL ACTION, THE REPORTER SHOULD OBTAIN THE CAPTION FROM THE: • A. Prosecutor. • B. Indictment. • C. Judge. • D. Exhibits.
2. WHERE THE COURT MOVES TO DECLARE A MISTRIAL, WITHOUT SUCH A MOTION BEING MADE BY EITHER OF THE ADVERSE PARTIES, IT IS SAID TO BE: A. Sui Juris. B. Sub Judice. C. Sua Sponte. D. Sub Limine.
C SUA SPONTE
3. INDICTMENT A. A hearing to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to hold a person accused of a crime. B. A fact pointing to an inference or conclusion. C. Grounds for a suit. D. An accusation charging a person with having committed a crime.
INDICTMENT D. AN ACCUSATION CHARGING A PERSON WITH HAVING COMMITTED A CRIME.
4. ESTOPPEL A. Suitable or appropriate reason for accomplishing a specified object. B. A bar which prevents a person from asserting or denying a fact. C. Equity. D. To attempt to stop a crime from being committed.
ESTOPPEL B. A BAR WHICH PREVENTS A PERSON FROM ASSERTING OR DENYING A FACT.
5. ABSTRACT A. Condensed form of a record. B. The judgment roll. C. A transcript. D. A sentence of the court.
ABSTRACT A. CONDENSED FORM OF A RECORD.
6. ARRAIGNMENT A. Plea of defendant to the complaint. B. Assignment for benefit of creditors. C. Another term for arrest of the accused. D. Calling the defendant to answer the charge against him.
ARRAIGNMENT D. CALLING THE DEFENDANT TO ANSWER THE CHARGE AGAINST HIM.
7. EXECUTOR A. The administrator of an estate. B. A person appointed by the will to carry out its terms. C. The chief officer of the probate court. D. The person appointed by the court to execute a deed.
EXECUTOR A PERSON APPOINTED BY THE WILL TO CARRY OUT ITS TERMS.
8. LIEN A. Allegiance. B. A contractor's claim. C. A charge on property for the payment of a debt or duty. D. A security instrument.
LIEN C. A CHARGE ON PROPERTY FOR THE PAYMENT OF A DEBT OR DUTY.
9. LICENSE A. A tenancy. B. An easement. C. An authority to do certain acts on lands of another without possessing any estate or interest therein. D. A contract between a private person and any governmental agency.
LICENSE C. AN AUTHORITY TO DO CERTAIN ACTS ON LANDS OF ANOTHER WITHOUT POSSESSING ANY ESTATE OR INTEREST THEREIN.
10. GUARDIAN AD LITEM A. A guaranty; One to whom it is made. B. The maker of a guaranty. C. One to whom ground rent is payable. D. A guardian appointed to represent one in litigation during the pendency thereof.
GUARDIAN AD LITEM D. A GUARDIAN APPOINTED TO REPRESENT ONE IN LITIGATION DURING THE PENDENCY THEREOF.
11. HOLOGRAPHIC WILL A. A will containing a codicil. B. A will in the handwriting of deceased. C. A will given orally and reduced to writing by a witness. D. A will leaving an entire estate to charity.
HOLOGRAPHIC WILL B. A WILL IN THE HANDWRITING OF DECEASED.
12. CODICIL A. Added provision to a will after its execution. B. A small fish tail. C. An officer's return of an unserved writ. D. By word of mouth.
CODICIL A. ADDED PROVISION TO A WILL AFTER ITS EXECUTION.
13. CAVEAT EMPTOR A. The defendant is innocent until proved guilty B. Moral turpitude C. A tender of payment D. Let the buyer beware
CAVEAT EMPTOR D. LET THE BUYER BEWARE
14. ALIMONY PENDENTE LITE A. From another point of view. B. Alimony to be paid during pendency of suit. C. Alimony vigorously opposed by husband. D. Alimony paid under protest.
ALIMONY PENDENTE LITE B. ALIMONY TO BE PAID DURING PENDENCY OF SUIT
15. CONTEMPT OF COURT A. Willful disregard of a court's authority. B. A judge's opinion regarding a litigant. C. State of mind of one who has been ruled against. D. An act committed out of court but tending to obstruct justice.
CONTEMPT OF COURT A. WILLFUL DISREGARD OF A COURT'S AUTHORITY
16. FIDUCIARY A. A sale conditional upon repurchase by seller. B. Adjudging the paternity of a child. C. A son under paternal control. D. Partaking of a trust or confidence; One in whom such trust or confidence is placed.
FIDUCIARY D. PARTAKING OF A TRUST OR CONFIDENCE; ONE IN WHOM SUCH TRUST OR CONFIDENCE IS PLACED
17. INTESTATE A. A judgment or order of court. B. An officer appointed temporarily. C. A person who dies without leaving a valid will. D. To hold one as a prisoner.
INTESTATE C. A PERSON WHO DIES WITHOUT LEAVING A VALID WILL
18. CUSTODIA LEGIS A. In the custody of the law. B. Custom and practice in the community. C. The keeper of the seal. D. Unwillingness to take a loyalty oath.
CUSTODIA LEGIS A. IN THE CUSTODY OF THE LAW
19. COLLATERAL ISSUE A. Joint inheritance by a brother and a sister. B. An account turned over to a collection. C. A side issue, not the main one. D. Resulting from collusion.
COLLATERAL ISSUE C. A SIDE ISSUE, NOT THE MAIN ONE
20. CHATTEL MORTGAGE A. One to whom a mortgage is made. B. Mortuary tables by the Frenchman, Chattel. C. A mortgage of personal property. D. A document evidencing ownership of certain chateaus in Switzerland.
CHATTEL MORTGAGE C. A MORTGAGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
21. ORAL DEFAMATION IS: A. Libel B. Stare decisis C. Slander D. Sabotage
ORAL DEFAMATION C. SLANDER
22. STANDING IN THE PLACE OF THE CONTRACTING PARTY IS: A. Riparian owner. B. Subrogation. C. Subornation. D. Societe Anonyme.
STANDING IN THE PLACE OF THE CONTRACTING PARTY IS: B. SUBROGATION
23. THE RECALLING OF SOME POWER, AUTHORITY, OR THING PREVIOUSLY GRANTED: A. Recidivist. B. Ratification. C. Revocation. D. Rescission.
THE RECALLING OF SOME POWER, AUTHORITY, OR THING PREVIOUSLY GRANTED C. REVOCATION
24. A CESSATION OF COHABITATION BY HUSBAND AND WIFE BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT A. Divorce B. Separation C. Dissolution D. Abandonment
A CESSATION OF COHABITATION BY HUSBAND AND WIFE BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT B. SEPARATION
25. NAME OF JUDGE OR JUDICIAL OFFICER WHO ADMINISTERS PROBATE COURT: A. Probation officer B. Probator C. Surrogate D. Referee