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10 Cards in this Set

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"..." is a liability theory where your opposing party has broken a valid agreement.
Contract Liability
Is a theory of liability where you claim that the person you are suing has injured your property intentionally, and a s a esult you suffered monetary damages.
Intentional Liability
"..." is a theory of liability where you claim that the person you are suing has acted carelessly or failed to act when he or she should have done so, and this damaged you.
Negligence Liability
In the common law, "..." is the obligation to prove allegations which are presented in a legal action.
burden of proof
There are ____ federal judicial districts in the nation.
T/F: federal courts have jurisdiction in all 50 states, but no jurisdiction for US-districts.
None has authority in more than one state.
A "..." is a person who determines facts in a legal proceeding.
trier of fact (or finder of fact)
T/F: There is never a jury at the appellet court.
L- A trial under the adivsory process follows what process?
1.) establish the facts,
2.) determine governing laws,
3.) apply law to facts,
4.) solve disputes by awarding (or denying) judgement.
L- "Contract" defined:
"A contract is merely a voluntary promise made in exchange for reasonable consideration between legally competent parties."