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Question 1
In the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, which of the following would be considered mandatory authority:
Cases decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Which of the following would not be considered primary authority
Encyclopedia Entries
Question 3
The decisions of trial level courts in the federal court system are reported in:
Federal Supplement
Question 4
The principle to be drawn from the decision of a court is defined as:
Holding
Question 1
2-1 Which of the following sources is considered secondary authority:
d. Legal Encyclopedias
Question 2
2-2 The most often cited legal encyclopedia for California is:
b. Witkin's Summary of California Law
Question 3
2-3 The most well regarded legal articles are found in:
a. Academic Law Reviews
Question 4
2-4 An index to legal periodicals published beginning in 1908 and continuing to the present is titled
a. Index to Legal Periodicals
Question 5
2-5 A review of the general common law of the United States published by the American Law Institute
c. Restatements of the Law
Question 1
The official reporter for the Supreme Court of California is:
California Reports
Question 2
A short summary of a major point of law decided in a case is
Headnote
Question 3
Cases decide in the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will be reported in:
Federal Reporter
Question 4
Bound reporter volumes are kept up to date by:
Advance Sheets
Question 5
The primary topical method for locating court opinions uses:
Digests
Question 1
The abbreviation ALR refers to:
American Law Reports
Question 2
The most distinctive feature of the American Law Reports is the inclusion of:
Annotations
Question 3
Which of the following is the best source for parallel citations?
Shepard's Citators
Question 4
If you found a reference to the citation, Green v. Biddle, 21 U. S. (8 Wheat.) 1 (1823), the 8 Wheat. part of the citation means:
Wheaton was the court reporter.
Question 5
Citations to A.L.R. may be located in:
Shepard's Citators
Question 1
The chronological publication of California laws can be found in:
Statutes and Amrndments to the Codes of California
Question 2
The final version of a bill signed by the Governor is described as:
A chaptered bill
Question 3
The topical versions of the laws of California are found in:
West's & Deering's California Codes
Question 4
The California Codes are kept up to date with annual:
Pocketparts
Question 5
The annual pocketparts to the California Codes are supplemented by the:
Advance Legislative Service
Question 6
The California Legislative Website is maintained by:
The Office of the Legislative Counsel
Question 1
The official version of the federal topical code is:
U. S. Code
Question 2
The session law publication of U. S. federal laws is
Statutes at Large
Question 3
The Advance Legislative Service for the U.S.C.A. is
U.S.Code Congressional & Administrative News
Question 4
A.L.S. means
Advance Legislative Service
Question 1
Which of the following would not be a good source for federal legislative history research?
A.L.R. Federal
Question 2
It is possible to find full text of congressional committee reports in the following publication
U. S. Code Congressional & Administrative News
Question 3
The primary source for federal legislative history is the following:
Congressional committee reports
Question 1
The annually published volumes of the Code of Federal Regulations are updated by:
Federal Register
Question 2
Federal agencies are required to publish a biannual list of their rulemaking activities. This publication is entitled:
Unified Agenda
Question 3
PDF versions of the Federal Register and C.F.R. are available online at:
GPO Access
Question 4
The Federal Register is published:
Daily
Question 5
The List of Sections Affected Table in C.F.R. makes reference to pages in:
Federal Register
Question 1
The California Regulatory Notice Register is published by:
Office of Administrative Law
Question 2
The regulations issued by California Agencies are published in:
Barclay's Official California Code of Regulations
Question 3
OAL review of agency regulations is governed by
Administrative Procedures Act
Question 4
California agencies are required to report their rulemaking activites annually in the following publication:
Rulemaking Calendar