TEST 1: CHAPTER 1,2,3,4,, 60 ques6ons- TRUE/FALSE. Extra credit- ir a charlas
The state government gives up certain powers they can't use them or act on them they delegate them
to the federal government which means only the federal government can do these things (Declare war).
renuncian los estados para delegarlos a un poder central.
Both have the power federal government and the state. They both can do these acts and that would be
like taxes, transporta6on.
(Ambos poderes de gobierno federal y del estado)
Federal law vs the state law: Who wins and what do we call it?
The federal government would win, and we call it
Can the federal government come in here in New York and arrest that you with marijuana?
Living Document Theory:
The Cons6tu6on, we should interpret it to fit our needs. Today it's alive. So we're going to
make it very ﬂexible for what we want.
The bedrock theory:
uses bold is bedrock. It stays this way. This is the Cons6tu6on, the way it was wriZen. This is the
way it will stay. If something is dras6cally wrong, get an amendment.
Three parts of government:
give government the power to take your property.
Can states have their own law?
Do we have our own matrimonial or divorce law?
We have our own educaFon law?
yeah. We have our own of word.
What is commerce?
It's basically goods, services, transporta6on, that's commerce, it's business.
Does the federal government get involved with commerce as opposed to the state?
Yeah. When it comes to between
stage, right, like when it's between states, that's when the federal government jumps in.
right that's between the states that's when the fed young.
Criminal jury. They do not decide guilt or innocence they merely decide that there's enough evidence to bring
the case on they do not.
JNOV- judgment notwithstanding the verdict
. When a judge goes against what the jury. I'm going the opposite way;
people made a mistake because the light can only go. Criminal case, you can't someone found innocent, you can't make
lies about something. it's saying an untruth.
Element of defamaFon:
From your case, third party publica6on, which means it's not defama6on unless I say it in front
of the third party or less. I write it and give it to a third party if I just say it between you and I. It's not defama6on, and
that element is called publica6on.
What do we call oral defama6on? Really begins with SRL. Which one? Moral Definite defama6on.
is the government can't create a religion. To recognize your rela6on with more than another, from
more than an atheist, they have to be neutral.
All trials must have a jury true or false?
you direct. You ques6on your own witness when you ques6on your own witness or your ques6on by
your own lawyer.
(Cues6onas a tu propio tes6go cuando interrogas a tu propio tes6go o a la pregunta de tu propio
is the act of the opposing party ques6oning the witness during a trial.
Freedom of religion is an absolute right. True or false?